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. We also offer website design, maintenance and hosting services.

Navigation

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 What's On? and What's New? pages and Scotfax. In addition we have collections of links to resources such as Tour Operators and Wildlife Tours and Holidays. Or simply visit a random feature page.

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.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of Buachaille Etive Beag & Buachaille Etive Mor as seen from Glen Etive; and the magnificent collection of Pictish stones in the Historic Environment Scotland museum in Meigle, in Perthshire.

Clickable Map of Scotland

Clickable Map of Scotland

In Focus

Dunollie Castle Dunollie Castle, for centuries an important fortress of the Chiefs of Clan MacDougall, perches on the summit of a 90ft high outcrop of rock above the narrow passage into Oban Bay between the mainland and the island of Kerrera. Anyone sailing into or out of the bay cannot fail to notice it, and be noticed by it. Scotland has a number of castles built in apparently impregnable locations, and Dunollie must certainly be counted amongst them. ( More ...)

Cookies

Information about Cookies and our Privacy Policy.

On This Day

20 October 1792: The birth in Glasgow of Field Marshal Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde, a soldier remembered particularly for his service in the Crimean War and the Indian Mutiny.

20 October 1976: The death of the author Elizabeth Jane Cameron, who, writing as Jane Duncan, was best best known for her "Reachfar" series of semi-autobiographical novels.

20 October 2012: A twinning ceremony takes place in Glenelg, complete with a live link to NASA, to celebrate the twinning of the village with Glenelg on Mars.

Featured Book

Book Cover Bloody Orkney by Ken Lussey (29 June 2021). Bloody Orkney is a fast-paced thriller set in Scotland during World War Two. It’s November 1942. Bob Sutherland, Monique Dubois and the Military Intelligence 11 team fly in to review security in Orkney, home to one of the most important and most heavily defended naval anchorages in the world. But an unidentified body has been found. It becomes clear that powerful men have things they’d rather keep hidden and MI11’s arrival threatens the status quo. Then Bob stumbles over a ghost from his past and things get far too personal.
Read our full review.

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