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Clickable Map of Scotland

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In Focus

Wigtown Book Festival Every year, as September turns into October, Wigtown, "Scotland's Book Town", hosts the ten day Wigtown Book Festival. For this short period of time Wigtown becomes the centre of literary interest across Scotland, and well beyond it, with the arrival of up to 10,000 visitors attracted by the Festival programme and, of course, by the chance to browse through some of the vast number of books on sale in the town's many bookshops. ( More ...)

On This Day

22 September 1759: The birth near Dundee of William Playfair, the engineer and political economist remembered primarily for his innovations in the presentation of quantitative information by means of graphs and charts.

23 September 704: The death of Adomnán of Iona, also known as Saint Adomnán. He was Abbot of Iona, the author of the Life of Columba and the promoter of the hugely influential Law of Adomnán.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the superb Scott's View in the Scottish Borders, a favourite view of literary superstar Sir Walter Scott; and of Bowmore Distillery, located in the centre of village of Bowmore on Islay.

Random Links

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Scottish Resources

English Borders Index South Central Index Edinburgh Index Fife Index West Central Index Argyll Index Glasgow & Stirling Index Western Isles Index Western Isles Index West Highlands Index Argyll Index East Lothian Index Angus Index West Central Index South West Index North Central Index Aberdeenshire Index Sutherland Index Caithness Index Orkney Index Shetland Index