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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

Boddam The village of Boddam lies just to the south of Peterhead, and separated from it by Sandford Bay and Peterhead Power Station. Opinions differ as to whether Buchan Ness, a headland reached by a bridge from the village, is in fact the most easterly point in mainland Scotland: it depends on whether you count Keith Inch just over two miles to the north. Once an island, this now forms part of Peterhead harbour and projects a little further east than Buchan Ness. ( More ...)

On This Day

24 September 1332: Edward Balliol is crowned King of Scots at Scone. This leaves Scotland with two kings: Edward Balliol and David II.

24 September 1850: St Mary's Dalmahoy is consecrated at a service led by the Bishop of Edinburgh.

24 September 1930: The death in New Zealand of Harry McNish, the carpenter on Sir Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914 to 1917.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the lovely Dundrennan Abbey, a Historic Environment Scotland property in Dumfries & Galloway; and a view across Upper Loch Torridon of the majestic Beinn Alligin.

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Scottish Resources

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