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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

Ardvreck Castle Anyone travelling the A837 north from Inchnadamph will have been intrigued by two ruins at the east end of Loch Assynt. The shell of Calda House stands close to the road, while the remains of Ardvreck Castle lie a little to the west, on a promontory projecting into the loch. The castle dates back to about 1490 when the lands were owned by the Macleods of Assynt. Its only place in history is an especially inglorious one. ( More ...)

On This Day

24 August 1198: The birth in Haddington of King Alexander II of Scotland.

24 August 1802: The birth in Fintry of John Macgregor, who would establish a shipbuilding yard on the River Clyde and do much to pioneer the development of iron ships.

24 August 1879: The birth near Glasgow of John Maclean, the revolutionary socialist politician who played an important part in the Red Clydeside movement.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the superb collection of carved stones in Kilmory Knap Chapel in Argyll; and a view of the Kylesku Bridge in north west Sutherland, surely one of the most beautiful bridges anywhere.

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