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Hello, and welcome to Undiscovered Scotland, the ultimate online guide to Scotland. The site is a combination of visitor guide, accommodation listing and business directory, and aims to show you what the country is really like.

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In Focus

Craobh Haven It's unusual to find a planned planned village being developed in Scotland in modern times. Craobh Haven, whose name is pronounced "croove haven", was developed virtually from scratch from 1983 on a rocky stretch of coast on the north shore of the Craignish Peninsula. It lies some 22 miles south of Oban and 17 miles north of Lochgilphead and the closest settlement of any significance is on the other side of the peninsula at Ardfern. ( More ...)

On This Day

2 May 1316: Edward Bruce, the brother of King Robert the Bruce, is crowned High King of Ireland.

2 May 1568: Mary Queen of Scots escapes from Lochleven Castle and revokes her abdication. She gathers an army and moves towards Dumbarton Castle.

2 May 1933: The Inverness Courier publishes an article about a sighting of "a beast" in Loch Ness by unnamed locals on 14 April. The modern era of the Loch Ness Monster is born.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of Cawdor Castle, a magnificent stronghold near Nairn and the ancient seat of the Thanes of Cawdor; and a coastal view from Isle of Skye's Waternish Peninsula at Trumpan.

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