Welcome

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.

Navigation

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. We also offer collections of links to resources such as Tour Operators and Domestic and Household Services.

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.

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Clickable Map of Scotland

Clickable Map of Scotland

In Focus

The Skye Bridge There's something romantic about an island, and for many people the most romantic of Scottish islands is Skye. Since 16 October 1995, Skye has been linked to mainland Scotland by a bridge, and there are those who feel it ceased to be a true island as a result. For others, the Skye Bridge is simply a faster and more reliable way to cross to the Isle of Skye. As the image above shows, it is actually two bridges, which use the island of Eilean Bàn as a stepping stone en route. ( More ...)

On This Day

19 February 1314: Roxburgh Castle is captured from the English by Sir James Douglas, the Black Douglas, who disguises his men as cows.

19 February 1789: The birth in Kelso of Sir William Fairbairn, 1st Baronet of Ardwick, an eminent structural engineer who pioneered new designs for iron bridges and ships.

19 February 1792: The birth in Lerwick of Arthur Anderson, who went on to found the Peninsula and Oriental Steam Navigation Company: which has since become P&O.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are an external view of the magnificent Drum Castle, a National Trust for Scotland property in Aberdeenshire; and the island of Rum, seen from its eastern side in the light of an October dawn.

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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