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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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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 Watersports. 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 the magnificent coastal scenery at Clachtoll, on the west coast of Sutherland north of Lochinver; and the lovely Inchamhome Priory on the Lake of Menteith in the heart of the Trossachs.

Clickable Map of Scotland

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In Focus

Easdale Easdale is unique. No cars, no roads and no street lamps. Imagine somewhere with no sound except the sea crashing on the shores of the island, the wind rustling the grass, and the singing of the birds. And neighbours in the rows of small white cottages chatting as they meet. Where else is the wheelbarrow the official mode of transport, with examples lined up on the grass by the slipway for the small ferry, awaiting their owners' return, or parked up outside cottages? ( More ...)

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On This Day

3 March 1792: The death in London of Robert Adam, the most famous of the Adam family of architects.

3 March 1847: The birth in Edinburgh of Alexander Graham Bell, who will go on to develop and patent the telephone.

3 March 1961: The US nuclear submarine tender USS Proteus arrives at the new Polaris base at Holy Loch.

4 March 1756: The artist Sir Henry Raeburn is born in the Stockbridge area of Edinburgh.

Featured Book

Book Cover The High Road by Ken Lussey (15 September 2023). A fast-paced thriller set mainly in central Scotland and the far north-west. Callum Anderson is in Scotland to scatter his father’s ashes when he’s asked by a cousin to look for her missing sister, Alexandra. With his life in London in tatters and suspended from duty by the Metropolitan Police, why not? It soon becomes clear that Alex is on the run from someone who sees Callum as a means of finding her and adding to a trail of bodies across two countries. Can Callum find Alex before his own hunter finds him?
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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