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Top 12 Things to See and Do in Fife

| December 20, 2017 | Reply
Top 12 Things to See and Do in Fife

The Kingdom of Fife sits proudly on the north side of the Forth and Firth. Visitors have long been impressed with the diversity of its attractions, with unspoiled sandy beaches, first-class golf course and world class seafood all part of the mix. Then there are its wealth of historic buildings and wonderful views of the […]

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Top 9 Things to Do in the Lothians

| December 12, 2017 | Reply
Top 9 Things to Do in the Lothians

While Edinburgh rightly tops the list of places people want to visit in Scotland, those who venture beyond the capital to explore the Lothians are rewarded by a host of diverse attractions. Highlights include a ruined mid 14th-century castle and the world’s largest colony of Northern Gannets! 1. North Berwick There is loads to do in and around […]

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Top 11 Things to See & Do in Dumfries & Galloway

| December 6, 2017 | Reply
Top 11 Things to See & Do in Dumfries & Galloway

Scotland’s sunniest region and one of its most beguiling is awash with attractions. So much so that it is hard to pick out just 11 highlights! Here are some of the places we love in Dumfries & Galloway, and we’re sure you will too! 1. Sweetheart Abbey This grandly ruined abbey is one of Scotland’s most dreamily romantic […]

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Argyll

| April 12, 2013 | Reply
Argyll

Steeped in breathtaking natural beauty Argyll is one of the most scenic corners of Scotland. A region awash with lochs, rolling hills and ancient forest, it is also criminally undiscovered. Its expansive coastline offers clear blue waters and sandy beaches. Then there are its wealth of historic castles and monuments and attractive towns and villages. […]

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Perthshire

| April 11, 2013 | Reply
Perthshire

Gazing down the barrel of Loch Tummel it is easy to see what so entranced Queen Victoria about Perthshire. She famously loved the Highlands, but this staggering view out across the silvery waters towards the brooding peaks of Perth’s mighty mountains was her undoubted favourite. This impressive panorama perfectly sums up the charms of Perthshire, […]

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Kingdom of Fife

| August 26, 2012 | Reply
Kingdom of Fife

Located just north of Edinburgh and fringed by the Firth of Forth, Fife (or the Kingdom of Fife as it is officially known) is an often overlooked corner of Scotland. Home to Some of Scotland’s Prettiest Villages Those in the know, however, are aware that it is home to some of the country’s prettiest villages […]

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Shetland Islands

| August 21, 2012 | Reply
Shetland Islands

You have to immediately like a place where you swoop on to the runway halting traffic on the main road as you go. Quirky Things The Shetland islands are an oasis where you constantly find yourself smiling at the quirky things, the differences that make every day here an experience rather than just a holiday. […]

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Orkney Islands

| August 21, 2012 | Reply
Orkney Islands

Tumbling across the rough waters from the northern tip of Scotland to the remote Orkney Islands is no ordinary ferry ride. It is a journey that takes you from the 21st century back thousands of years. Mystical Stone Circles Back to the prehistoric days of mystical stone circles, mysterious hilltop monuments and ultimately to the […]

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Midlothian

| August 21, 2012 | Reply
Midlothian

In Midlothian the must see is Rosslyn Chapel. Recently made famous by the Da Vinci Code it actually dates back to 1446. It swirls in myths and legends – some people still believe that the Holy Grail is buried beneath the church – and the imagery contained amongst the hundreds of ornate carvings that cover […]

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Scotland’s West Coast Islands

| August 21, 2012 | Reply
Scotland’s West Coast Islands

Ask many Scots how many islands lie off the nation’s indented west coast and many are not sure whether there are ten, twenty or even dozens. In fact there are hundreds of west coast west coast isles. Scotland’s west coast islands come in all shapes and sizes from a mystical place to commune with religion […]

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