Welcome

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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You can navigate the site using clickable maps like the one on this page or the drop down menus. There are other resources to help you, including the Alphabetical Index, the Site Index, the Accommodation Index, the Late Availability listings page, the Search boxes on most pages (usually below a clickable map), the Site Information section, the Links section, the What's On? and What's New? pages and Scotfax.

Accommodation can be accessed via the "Accommodation" menu at the top of many pages, including this one, or using the "See and Stay" menus at the top of many other pages.

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Clickable Map of Scotland

Clickable Map of Scotland

In Focus

Dunnet The village of Dunnet stands close to the north east corner of Dunnet Bay. To the south is nearly two miles of beautiful sandy beach backed by magnificent dunes.To the north of Dunnet the land gently rises to form Dunnet Head, the most northerly point on mainland Britain whose cliffs fall 300ft sheer into the Pentland Firth. On a clear day this commands some of the most extensive views you are likely to find anywhere in northern Scotland. ( More ...)

On This Day

17 October 1346: At the Battle of Neville's Cross, near Durham, David II is captured by the English under Edward Balliol and subsequently taken to London.

17 October 1796: The birth near Lairg of Sir James Matheson, one of the founders of the Jardine Matheson trading empire and a man who in 1842 purchased the Isle of Lewis.

18 October 1541: The death of Margaret Tudor, mother of James V.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are a view of Elcho Castle near Perth, one of the most enjoyable castles to visit in Scotland; and of the 31ft high William Wallace Statue overlooking the Tweed Valley in the Scottish Borders.

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