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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.

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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. We also offer collections of links to resources such as Tour Operators and Activities and Special Interests.

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Clickable Map of Scotland

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In Focus

Applecross Heritage Centre The Applecross Heritage Centre can be found in Clachan, the tiny hamlet across Applecross Bay from the village of Applecross itself. It occupies a beautifully converted old agricultural building close to Clachan Church and opened its doors for the first time in 2003. The centre is an absolute triumph, telling the story of the area in a modern building perfectly suited to its role, and which fits extremely unobtrusively into the surrounding landscape. ( More ...)

On This Day

22 February 1452: James II invites the dangerously powerful 8th Earl of Douglas to Stirling Castle under a safe-conduct, where he stabs him and throws his body out of a window. Followers of the Earl subsequently sack the town of Stirling.

22 February 1540: Marie de Guise is crowned Queen Consort of Scotland at Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh.

22 February 1816: The death in St Andrews of Adam Ferguson, sometimes known as "Ferguson of Raith", the moral philosopher and historian.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the magnificent Blair Castle, ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl, in Blair Atholl in Perthshire; and a view of the lovely little harbour at Cove, near Cockburnspath in the Scottish Borders.

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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