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Clickable Map of Scotland

Clickable Map of Scotland

In Focus

Dunnet The village of Dunnet stands close to the north east corner of Dunnet Bay. To the south is nearly two miles of beautiful sandy beach backed by magnificent dunes.To the north of Dunnet the land gently rises to form Dunnet Head, the most northerly point on mainland Britain whose cliffs fall 300ft sheer into the Pentland Firth. On a clear day this commands some of the most extensive views you are likely to find anywhere in northern Scotland. ( More ...)

On This Day

28 October 1562: Mary Queen of Scots and her half-brother James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, defeat George, the 4th Earl of Huntly at the Battle of Corrichie, near Aberdeen, to curtail his ambition and assauge Protestant concerns in Scotland.

28 October 1854: The death in Dunkeld of Charles Edward Stuart, Count Roehenstart, the illegitimate son of the legitimised daughter of Charles Edward Stewart, better known as Bonnie Prince Charlie.

28 October 1916: The birth in a workhouse in Inverness of the novelist, playwright and radio producer, Jessie Kesson.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are a view west along beautiful Loch Voil in Balquhidder Glen; and Ann Street in Gatehouse of Fleet in Dumfries & Galloway, a much more tranquil place since it was bypassed by the A75.

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Scottish Resources

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