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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

Dunollie Castle Dunollie Castle, for centuries an important fortress of the Chiefs of Clan MacDougall, perches on the summit of a 90ft high outcrop of rock above the narrow passage into Oban Bay between the mainland and the island of Kerrera. Anyone sailing into or out of the bay cannot fail to notice it, and be noticed by it. Scotland has a number of castles built in apparently impregnable locations, and Dunollie must certainly be counted amongst them. ( More ...)

On This Day

22 January 1788: The Romantic poet George Gordon Byron, later to become 6th Baron Byron, is born in London.

22 January 1901: Queen Victoria dies of a cerebral hemorrhage while staying at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight.

22 January 1924: Ramsay MacDonald becomes Britain's first Labour Prime Minister, the first Prime Minister from a working-class background, and one of very few without a university education.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the Black Cuillin on the Isle of Skye, the most challenging range of mountains in Scotland; and Bruichladdich Distillery, one of the many wonderful distilleries on the Isle of Islay.

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Scottish Resources

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