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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 a view of the busy harbour at Burghead in Moray; and the magnificent blind arches on the exterior of the chancel and apse of Leuchars Parish Church in the village of Leuchars in Fife.

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In Focus

Bladnoch Distillery Bladnoch Distillery stands on the north bank of the River Bladnoch in the village of Bladnoch, a mile south west of Wigtown. With a latitude that places it level with Carlisle and Sunderland in England it is, by a wide margin, Scotland's most southerly distillery. Its setting is beautiful and it looks especially good when viewed from the road that climbs up the far side of the valley of the River Bladnoch, with the Galloway Hills in the background. ( More ...)

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On This Day

21 November 1638: The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland begins a month-long meeting in Glasgow despite the efforts of the King's Lord High Commissioner in Scotland, the Marquis of Hamilton, to dissolve it. By continuing with the meeting, the Assembly members effectively declare themselves as rebels against the King.

21 November 1673: The marriage takes place in London of James, Duke of York to his second wife, the Catholic Mary of Modena.

21 November 1835: The death near Ettrick of James Hogg, a poet and novelist who wrote in both Scots and English and who became one of the most unlikely literary figures ever to emerge from Scotland.

Featured Book

Book Cover Extreme Scotland: A photographic journey through Scottish adventure sports by Nadir Khan (4 October 2018). In Extreme Scotland, award-winning adventure-sports photographer Nadir Khan takes us on a jaw-dropping tour through Scotland's epic mountain landscape. Nadir showcases his work with some of the best adventure athletes in the world including Ines Papert and James Pearson in a portfolio that has placed him at the forefront of adventure-sports photography in the UK.
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Scottish Resources

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