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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 of spirit slowly turning into Scotch whisky in the bonded warehouse at Cragganmore Distillery on Speyside; and a view of the triangular Caerlaverock Castle and its inner moat, south of Dumfries.

Clickable Map of Scotland

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In Focus

Iona Iona is an enchanting, magical, and very special place. Today some 140,000 people make their way here each year. In doing so, they follow in the footsteps of pilgrims who have been coming to Iona since not long after St Columba's arrival in AD563. Iona is a small island some 3½ miles long and, at its widest, 1½ miles wide. It is aligned approximately north east to south west, and lies just under a mile off the south western tip of Mull. ( More ...)

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On This Day

22 January 1689: An English convention declares that James VII/II has in practice abdicated; and sets out the basis on which his daughter Mary and her husband William of Orange can succeed to the throne.

22 January 1788: The Romantic poet George Gordon Byron, later to become 6th Baron Byron, is born in London.

22 January 1901: Queen Victoria dies of a cerebral hemorrhage while staying at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight.

22 January 1924: Ramsay MacDonald becomes Britain's first Labour Prime Minister, the first Prime Minister from a working-class background, and one of very few without a university education.

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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