The cliffs of the Isle of Skye

Imagine you driving, with no timing, you have all the time in the world as you enjoy your road trip and wander in the marvellous landscapes of the Isle of Skye. And there it is, not really far, like if you could touch it, in the immensity…

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The Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye

The Fairy Pools are beautiful rock pools of crystal clear spring water fed by a series of waterfalls from the Cuillin Mountains. These famous pools entice visitors from all over the world, as they make some great ‘Wild Swimming’ for those…

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Culloden Battlefield, Highland

On 16 April 1746, the final Jacobite Rising came to a brutal head. Jacobite supporters, seeking to restore the Stuart monarchy to the British throne, gathered to fight the Duke of Cumberland’s government…

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Stockbridge Colonies, Edinburgh

When you mention The Colonies to someone from Edinburgh, most people will think of the charming rows of houses in Stockbridge next to the water of Leith. The Stockbridge Colonies were built between 1861 and 1911 by the…

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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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Landscape of the Isle of Skye

The Isle of Skye is the largest and most northerly major island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. The landscape is dramatic, even a bit moody, but outdoorsy lovers will have a blast as the scenery of Skye is a fairground of beauty…

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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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