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

Clickable Map of Scotland

In Focus

Earthquake House Comrie in Perthshire has a unique claim to fame. It is the earthquake capital of the UK, being subject to more, and more intense, earthquakes than anywhere else in these islands. Because of this it is sometimes referred to as the "Shaky Toun" or, in Gaelic, "Am Baile Critheanach". One result of this is The Earthquake House, built on a rocky outcrop in a field on the west side of the village and said to be Europe's smallest listed building. Why the geology here should be so active is a matter of debate. ( More ...)

On This Day

7 December 521: The birth in County Donegal in Ireland of the man who would go on to become Saint Columba.

7 December 1545: The birth at Temple Newsam in Yorkshire of Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, who would become the second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots.

7 December 1834: The death of Edward Irving, the famous preacher born in Annan.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the beautiful scenery in the northern part of the island of Barra, in the Western Isles, and a view of Bowmore Distillery, located in the centre of village of Bowmore on Islay.

Random Links

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Scottish Resources

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