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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

The Govan Stones When most people think of the town of Govan, they think of its Clydeside location and its shipbuilding heritage. We suspect that rather fewer realise that Govan has an extremely long and rich history, and as a result is home to one of the best collections of early medieval sculpted stones in Scotland. "The Govan Stones" is the name given to 31 amazing carved stones on public display in Govan Old Church, right in the heart of the town. ( More ...)

On This Day

20 July 1651: An English Parliamentarian army defeats Scottish royalists at the Battle of Inverkeithing, giving Oliver Cromwell control of the Firth of Forth.

20 July 1793: Sir Alexander Mackenzie completes the first recorded crossing of North America north of Mexico to reach an inlet of the Pacific Ocean in Canada.

20 July 1819: The death in in Burntisland of the mathematician and geologist Professor John Playfair, FRSE.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the imposing frontage of Delgatie Castle near Turriff in Aberdeenshire; and a view of remote Loch Arkaig in the Western Highlands, said to be the hiding place of Jacobite gold.

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