Glen Coe Valley, Highland

Glen Coe is the remains of an ancient super volcano. The eruption happened about 420 million years ago during the Silurian period, and the volcano has long since become extinct. The landscape was further shaped by the processes of…

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The Castle and Gardens of Mey, Highland

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, first saw what was then Barrogill Castle in 1952, while mourning the death of her husband, King George VI. Falling for its isolated charm and hearing it was…

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The Wall Coffee, Edinburgh

There are so many places in Edinburgh that we love to go for a coffee, but The Wall is in our top 3!! Located at the edge of Old Town, it all starts with a view. Cockburn Street brings you back into Middle Age, surrounded by…

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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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Glamping Ochils Edge, Perth and Kinross

A room with a view.. Ochils Edge Glamping was completely what we expected. Fortunately, we had amazing weather and were able to take beautiful photos. The incredible location of the cabin…

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The River Almond Walk, Edinburgh

By the end of the 18th century, the River Almond was an industrial route. This nature trail passes along a clifftop through a mixture of woodlands, marsh, ponds and meadowland, which support a large diversity of wildlife habitats. It is rich…

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