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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

Logan Botanic Garden Logan Botanic Garden lies in the Rhinns of Galloway close to the far south western tip of Scotland and 14 miles south of Stranraer. The southerly location and the warming effect of the Gulf Stream means that Logan Botanic Garden enjoys an exceptionally mild climate that is almost sub-tropical in summer. Logan's location allows it to provide a home to over 1800 different species of plants from right across the world's temperate regions. ( More ...)

On This Day

22 February 1452: James II invites the dangerously powerful 8th Earl of Douglas to Stirling Castle under a safe-conduct, where he stabs him and throws his body out of a window. Followers of the Earl subsequently sack the town of Stirling.

22 February 1540: Marie de Guise is crowned Queen Consort of Scotland at Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh.

22 February 1816: The death in St Andrews of Adam Ferguson, sometimes known as "Ferguson of Raith", the moral philosopher and historian.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of Buachaille Etive Beag & Buachaille Etive Mor as seen from Glen Etive; and the magnificent collection of Pictish stones in the Historic Environment Scotland museum in Meigle, in Perthshire.

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Scottish Resources

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