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

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Header Slides

Today's header slides are of beautiful Melrose Abbey, one of the four great abbeys of the Scottish Borders; and a view of Sandwood Bay in north west Sutherland, in our view the most magnificent beach in the UK.

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In Focus

Logierait Churchyard Logierait Church stands beside and below the A827 as in the village of Logierait in Perthshire, and immediately above the north bank of the River Tay. The building you see today was constructed between 1804 and 1806, apparently on the site of, and perhaps incorporating parts of, an earlier church. Most sources agree that the first church was established on this site as early as 650, by St Cedd, while travelling from Iona to Lindisfarne. ( More ...)

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On This Day

11 December 1781: The birth in Jedburgh of Sir David Brewster, who would go on to become a renowned scientist and make a particular contribution in the field of optics.

11 December 1997: The Royal Yacht Britannia is decommissioned at Portsmouth Naval Base after a 44-yareer service life in which she carried the Queen and the Royal Family on 968 official voyages in almost every part of the globe.

11 December 2004: The death at the age of 101 of Margaret Fay Shaw, the American writer who did much to record the music and culture of South Uist.

Featured Book

Book Cover Lest You Be Judged by David Hutchison (28 August 2019). When a High Court Judge is brutally murdered, DCI Mike Steel begins to piece together the jigsaw which will find his killer. Aided by his new sergeant, DS Robin Moss, a fast-track university graduate, they discover there has been an escape from a secure mental hospital and, after a Priest is murdered, they realise they are on the heels of a serial killer. The jigsaw pieces appear to be a perfect fit until Moss uncovers one missing, and horrifying, piece.
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Scottish Resources

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