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  • Scotland

    Alba Lochs Clans Castles and Burns


    Scotland once dubbed the lion of the North is an ideal destination for those interested in active holidays every year thousands of visitors cross the border to pursue outdoor activities such as golf fishing,camping, mountain climbing and hiking.

    The mountains lochs and forests of Scotland offer not only beautiful scenery but also peace and tranquility and an escape from the hectic pace of modern life.

    As one of the last great wilderness of Europe Scotland is indeed a Paradise for outdoor pursuits.

    Scotland although part of the union was never conquered it joined through treaty and became part of the union in 1707. Despite this it is a fiercely independent country completely different from England.


    For those interested in history there is much to see and do. With its clan history and links to the Romantic movement as well as to queen Victoria there is much to interest the traveler.

    Scotland is also more than just the outdoors it has exciting and beautiful cities full of romance and history all waiting to be explored.

    Edinburgh with its mighty fortress and beautiful architecture. Stirling with its history and links with William Wallace and Glasgow now famed for its museums and shipbuilding heritage.



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    Melrose   26 August 2016

    abcbritain: If thou would’st view Fair Melrose aright Go visit it by the pale moonlight; For the gay beams of lightsome day, Gild, but to flout the gray. Extract from the lay of the last minstrel by Sir Walter Scott Lovely words from Scott
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    Activities in Scotland


    Castles

    Stirling Castle - Stirling Castle


    Cruises

    St Kilda Cruises - Exploring Saint Kilda and Islands

    Sea Trek - Let the adventure begin


    Museums

    Dick Institute - Cultural venue South West Scotland

    Kilmartin Glen - Prehistoric site

    Museum of Islay Life - Museum of Islay life

    Gearrannan Black house village - Gearrannan Black house village

    Taigh Chearsabhagh - Museum Arts Centre


    Scottish Whisky Tours

    Dewars Aberfeldy Distillery - Dewars Aberfeldy Distillery


    Stone Circles

    Callanish Visitor Centre - Callanish Standing Stones


    Visitor Attraction

    Seallam Visitor Centre - Seallam Visitor Centre

    Harris Tweed and Knitwear - Shop and Exhibition Centre



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