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  • Highlands

    Mallaig

    Mallaig is an extremely important port for fishing trawlers and ferry services. It was the biggest port for herring once upon a time, but still sees a lot of activity in regard to lobsters, fish, prawns and crab that are pulled from the ocean by local fishermen. The ferry services transport passengers to and from the Small Isles, which include Tiree, Canna and the Isle of ...

  • Highlands

    Fort William

    On the beautiful untouched sands of Loch Eil and Loch Linnhe lies the town of Fort William, “The Garrison” on the Western Highlands in Scotland. Loch Eil and Loch Linnhe are just a few of the Lochs that you will find along the series of valleys known as the Great Glen or ‘Gleann Mor’ (in the Scottish Gaelic dialect). The Great Glen runs from Inverness for 100 kilometers on the Moray Firth to ...

  • Fife

    Leven

    If you’re looking for a charming seaside town to spend some time in the next time you visit Fife, Scotland, Leven is the place to go. Situated on the coast of the Firth of Forth, the town of Leven is an unassuming but cozy little village – the perfect place to go for a lazy holiday by the sea. It gets its name from the nearby River Leven as the town is situated right at the mouth of this ...

  • Fife

    Falkland

    If you are looking for a historical destination in Scotland, look no further than Falkland. It feels as if the past seeps out of every corner stone. It is a town that has seen its fair share of violence, industrialism, pain and despair. It is one of Scotland’s most significant historical regions and was assigned as a conservation area in the year 1970.

  • Attractions

    Beecraigs Country Park

    In the picturesque hills of Bathgate, just three miles south from the quaint historical town of Linlithgow, lies the rustic Beecraigs Country Park surrounded by the unfailing beauty of the natural habitat and enveloped within 370 hectares or 913 acres of tranquil scenery. The Country Park is open throughout the year from dawn to dusk, though times will change according to the summer ...

  • Perthshire

    Perth

    The city of Perth rests quietly on the banks of the River Tay in the Scottish Lowlands. It has two large public parks and most of the houses near the city centre are built in a Georgian terraced style. For tourists, there are lots of galleries, shops and a theatre, as well as the usual Scottish attractions such as scenery, castles and walks. There are many really great attractions in ...

  • Natural Features

    Moors Mountains

    The moors and mountains of Scotland are delightfully beautiful and scenic. The views they offer change throughout the year and it is really the season that dictates just how much you'll appreciate them. Most of them are wild areas with a variety of flora and fauna making them a pleasure to explore.