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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 Limousine and Taxi Hire. Or simply visit a random feature page.

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Header Slides

Today's header slides are a view of Scapa Distillery, standing at the head of Scapa Bay south of Kirkwall in Orkney; and of the effigy of a knight on the Findlater and Boyne Tomb in Old Fordyce Church in Aberdeenshire.

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In Focus

Garrison House Garrison House stands surrounded by gardens in the centre of Millport, the only significant settlement on the island of Great Cumbrae in the Firth of Clyde. As well as being a dominating physical presence, it also serves as a hub for the community of the island. From a visitor's perspective, Garrison House is home to the Museum of the Cumbraes, which tells the story of the islands of Great Cumbrae and Little Cumbrae, plus an excellent cafe. ( More ...)

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On This Day

28 October 1562: Mary Queen of Scots and her half-brother James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, defeat George, the 4th Earl of Huntly at the Battle of Corrichie, near Aberdeen, to curtail his ambition and assauge Protestant concerns in Scotland. She goes on to sack Huntly Castle.

28 October 1854: The death in Dunkeld of Charles Edward Stuart, Count Roehenstart, the illegitimate son of the legitimised daughter of Charles Edward Stewart, better known as Bonnie Prince Charlie.

28 October 1916: The birth in a workhouse in Inverness of the novelist, playwright and radio producer, Jessie Kesson.

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

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