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Clickable Map of Scotland

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In Focus

Barra Airport Barra is home to one of the world's most spectacular and most beautiful airports. The wide shallow bay of Traigh Mhor, near Barra's northern tip, was famous primarily for its cockles until aircraft started to use the beach on 14 June 1933. Scheduled air services to and from Barra Airport began on 7 August 1936. Barra is now the only beach airport anywhere in the world to be used for scheduled airline services. ( More ...)

On This Day

19 March 1286: King Alexander III, aged 44, dies in a fall from his horse en route to be with his new bride Yolande de Dreux in Fife. Once Yolande's child miscarries or is stillborn, his granddaughter Margaret, "The Maid of Norway" becomes Queen of Scots at the age of three.

19 March 1721: The birth at Dalquhurn, north of Dumbarton, of the author Tobias Smollett.

19 March 1813: The birth in Blantyre of David Livingstone, one of the most famous of the European missionaries and explorers who opened up the interior of Africa during the mid 1800s.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the harbour in the extremely attractive town of Arbroath in Angus; and the view east towards Glen Shiel from the Bealach Ratagain, the high point on the road to Glenelg.

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