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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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Clickable Map of Scotland

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In Focus

Lochinver The fishing port of Lochinver is the largest settlement on the west coast of Scotland north of Ullapool. The main road north runs well inland here, and a visit involves a ten mile each way detour along the A837. It's well worth it. Even better, for those wanting a more adventurous journey, are the single track coastal roads from Achiltibuie via Invekirkaig to the south, and to Kylesku via Clachtoll and Drumbeg to the north. ( More ...)

On This Day

23 October 1295: A treaty is agreed between King John Balliol and King Philippe IV of France that marks the start of the long-standing "Auld Alliance".

23 October 1707: The first Parliament of Great Britain meets in London.

23 October 1822: The Caledonian Canal linking Inverness to Fort William opens to traffic.

23 October 1921: The death in Dublin of John Boyd Dunlop, who popularised the pneumatic inflatable rubber tyre and is chiefly remembered for founding the company that bears his name, Dunlop Tyres.

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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