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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

Ballindalloch Castle Scottish castles come in all shapes and sizes. Each has a story to tell, and each has its own unique character. Ballindalloch Castle may not be among the best known of Scottish castles, but from a visitor's point of view, it is a real superstar among them. It should certainly be on the "must see" list of anyone coming to Speyside. Ballindalloch Castle stands on the south east side of the River Spey, close to the point where it is joined by the River Avon. ( More ...)

On This Day

26 April 1710: The birth near Banchory of Thomas Reid, a philosopher who played an important part in the Scottish Enlightenment.

26 April 1711: The birth in Edinburgh of David Hume, often regarded as the most important philosopher ever to write in English.

26 April 1898: The birth in Deanston of John Grierson, the father of documentary film making in Britain and Canada.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the small crofting township of Duirinish near Kyle of Lochalsh; and a view of the superb, no-expense-spared, carved frontage of the palace that forms part of Huntly Castle in Aberdeenshire.

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Scottish Resources

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