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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

Fowlis Wester Stone The picture postcard village of Fowlis Wester lies some four miles east of Crieff, along a minor single track road that heads north from its junction with the A85. As you arrive, you enter an open area, grassed over on one side, and tarmaced on the other. In the middle of what was presumably the village green stands a small square enclosure, defined by iron railings, and within the enclosure is the simply magnificent Fowlis Wester Sculptured Stone. ( More ...)

On This Day

24 November 1542: The Scots lose the Battle of Solway Moss, north of Carlisle, intended to stem the warlike moves of James V's uncle, King Henry VIII of England.

24 November 1679: James, Duke of York - Charles II's brother and heir to the throne - is appointed the King's Viceroy in Scotland.

24 November 1996: The death in Inverness of Sorley MacLean, one of the most important Scottish poets of the 20th Century, and seen by many as the father of the renaissance of the Gaelic language.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of Corgarff Castle, standing in a wild and lonely spot at the head of Strathdon in Aberdeenshire; and a view of the south east shore of Loch Awe from the Taychreggan Hotel in Argyll.

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