Birnam Oak Woods, Dunkeld

A great piece of natural history… It is a nice stroll down the river bank to see this beautiful old lady and to think back to when this tree has seen the 1745 rebellion and two world wars. The stories it could tell… The Birnam Oak and its neighbour…

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Signal Rock Walk, Highland

Signal Rock is located within the woodlands of An Torr a National Trust site of beauty, there are many stories linked to Signal Rock but it is most famous for its connection to the Glencoe Massacre. A lovely short walk through coniferous…

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Eilean Donan Castle, Highland

What an amazing restored castle whom have been through too many battles to finally finished abandoned… As one of the most iconic images of Scotland, Eilean Donan is recognised all around the world. Situated on an island…

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Dunkeld Cathedral, Perth and Kinross

A religious centre. The site has been holy ground since about 730AD when Celtic missionaries built the first monastery here. The major development came in 848, when Kenneth MacAlpin, by then King of the Scots and of the Picts, rebuilt…

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Iona Abbey, Isle of Iona

Historic gem. There has been an Abbey on this site since 563 AD when St Columba came from Ireland and began to convert the Picts and Scots to Christianity. In addition, Iona was the location where the famous Book of…

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Neist Point Lighthouse, Isle of Skye

110 years old Neist Point Lighthouse is one of the most famous in Scotland. One path, 45 min by walk facing a fury wind along the abrupt cliffs, and get there, at the extreme West of the Isle of Skye…

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Glenfinnan Viaduct, Highland

As big Harry Potter fans, this was a must see! The filming of the second and third Harry Potter books, “Harry Potter and the Chambers of Secrets” and “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” took place in this area with the…

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Isle of Mull, Argyll and Bute

The Isle of Mull is full of many incredible possibilities, whether you are going for a day trip or staying a fortnight. Nestled close to the western mainland, it’s the third largest island in Scotland and one of the most accessible, being served by…

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