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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 Elcho Castle near Perth, one of the most enjoyable castles to visit in Scotland; and of the 31ft high William Wallace Statue overlooking the Tweed Valley in the Scottish Borders.

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In Focus

Laphroaig Distillery The road east from Port Ellen on Islay leads to three world famous distilleries. The first is Laphroaig. A turning on your right leads into a stand of trees and the visitor car park. From here a pedestrian route leads down an attractive passage between distillery buildings and past the distillery office to the visitor centre, whose entrance is in the gable end of the more westerly of the two large ranges of buildings which make up so much of Laphroaig. ( More ...)

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On This Day

26 August 1565: Mary Queen of Scots leads an army out of Edinburgh to supress a rebellion led by her half brother James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, who is opposed to her marriage. She puts the rebellion to flight in what becomes known as the Chaseabout Raid.

26 August 1745: The birth in Edinburgh of Henry Mackenzie, a novelist and leading member of the Edinburgh literary scene in the decades either side of 1800.

26 August 1875: The birth in Perth of John Buchan, the lawyer and politician who became Governor General of Canada, and is most widely remembered as a prolific author of a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books,

Featured Book

Book Cover The Danger of Life by Ken Lussey (10 May 2019). It is late 1942. Group Captain Robert Sutherland's first week in charge of Military Intelligence 11's operations in Scotland is not going smoothly. An investigation into a murder at the Commando Basic Training Centre in the Highlands take an even darker turn that draws Bob in personally. He is also trying to discover who was behind an attempt to steal an advanced reconnaissance aircraft; and then Monique Dubois in MI5 asks for his help with an operation of hers in Glasgow that has gone badly wrong.
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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