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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 a view of Easdale Island, with the Island of Seil and the village of Ellenabeich in the background; and the wonderful Castle of Mey, the most northerly castle in mainland Scotland.

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In Focus

Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre On the northern edge of Montrose stands an important piece of aviation history. In February 1913 the Royal Flying Corps established Britain's first operational military airfield nearby before moving it to a more permanent location in December of that year. It was the first of many hundreds of military airfields that would be established throughout the UK by 1945. Today a surviving part of the airfield that developed here is home to the Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre. ( More ...)

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On This Day

19 July 1654: A Royalist uprising in the Highlands led by the Earl of Glencairn and Major-General John Middleton disintegrates after meeting troops under General Monck at the Battle of Dalnaspidal near Loch Garry.

19 July 1896: The birth of the author A.J. Cronin, one of the most commercially successful Scottish writers of the 20th Century.

20 July 1651: An English Parliamentarian army defeats Scottish royalists at the Battle of Inverkeithing, giving Oliver Cromwell control of the Firth of Forth.

Featured Book

Book Cover A Tangled Web by Ken Lussey (15 November 2023). A fast-paced thriller set in northern Scotland. Callum Anderson returns to Sutherland to help local GP Jenny Mackay investigate the death of her husband. The authorities say it was suicide but she’s convinced he was murdered. It soon becomes clear that Iain Mackay lied to everyone who thought he loved them: especially his wife and his daughters. But that becomes the least of their problems when they come up against people who have already killed and would have no qualms about killing again.
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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