New feature pages are added for Sir John Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair, "The Curse of Scotland" and the Forth Road Bridge. New Scotfax pages include: Outdoor Access, Access & Deer Stalking, Wild Camping, Scottish Reformation, Scottish Enlightenment, Big Grey Man of Ben Macdui, Marrying in Scotland, Christmas & Hogmanay, Scottish Castles, The Munros, Scottish Mountains, Cairngorms National Park and Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park.
A new section, Scotfax is added to Undiscovered Scotland. Pages include: Postbuses, Scotch Whisky, Scottish Media, The Kilt, Tartan, Weights & Measures, Passports & Visas, Tipping in Scotland, Smoking in Scotland, Highland Clearances, Rail Travel in Scotland, Driving & Roads, Distances by Road, Military Scotland, Ticks in Scotland, Public Holidays, Scottish Art, Traditional Scottish Music, Scottish Literature, Scottish Gaelic, Scottish People, Subdivisions of Scotland, Introduction to Scotland, Getting to Scotland, Travelling Around Scotland, Scottish Weather, Economy of Scotland, Geography of Scotland, Geology of Scotland, Politics in Scotland, Education in Scotland, Religion in Scotland, Council Area Statistics and History of Scotland. The Community Links page is completely revised, becoming map-based and linking through to the new Area Info Pages on which all community and local links now live. New links pages are added for Local Authorities and Garden Centres & Nurseries.
A new feature page is added for the Wigtown Book Festival. A series of new links pages are added covering: Business Services, Property Services, Local Shops, Garages, Equestrian Links, Fish & Seafood, Sweets & Chocolates, Marinas & Harbours, Diving Links, Yacht Clubs & sailing Schools, Winter Sports, Language Courses, Field Sports, Arts, Crafts & Photographic Holidays, Wildlife Tours & Holidays, Main Links Page, Weather, Mapping, Religion, Personal Sites, National Bodies, Scottish History, Useful Scottish Resources, Scottish Architecture, Scottish Sport, Tourist Boards, Scotch Whisky Retailers, Golf Clubs, Golf Tours, Portrait, Wedding & Commercial Photographers, Art Photographers and Galleries, Individual Artists, Art Galleries, Walking and Climbing Organisations, Long Distance Walks, Walking and Climbing Holidays and Guiding, Genealogical Services, Scottish Heritage, Exclusive Use Venues, Railways, Ferries & Shipping, Air Travel, Sport Aviation, Vehicle Hire, Motorhome Hire, Limousines and Taxis, Buses and Coaches, Cycling, Driving Schools & Instructors, IT & Internet Services, Music & Musicians, Outdoor Clothing & Equipment, Health & Wellbeing, Brewers, Distillers & Winemakers, Furniture Manufacturers & Retailers, Household & Domestic Services, Antiques, Drinks Retailers, Bookshops and Schools, Colleges & Universities. The rollout begins of new area-level Info Pages across the site. The collection of Free Jigsaw Puzzles based on Undiscovered Scotland images is greatly expanded.
New feature pages are added for Holyrood Park, Edinburgh Zoo, St Anthony's Chapel, Scottish Mining Museum, Preston Mill & Phantassie Doocot, Rockcliffe, Kippford, Haugh of Urr, Dalbeattie, Gatehouse of Fleet, St Monans, St Monans Parish Church, Clackmannan, Museum of Flight, Edinburgh Castle, Scottish Parliament, and Stirling Castle. The Kinloch Rannoch Area is merged with the Pitlochry Area.
New feature pages are added for Gatehouse of Fleet, Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh International Book Festival, People's Palace and Winter Gardens, Glasgow Necropolis, St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Provand's Lordship, Provan Hall, Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow, Sir Robert Munro, Clement of Dunblane, David Bryce, Edward Irving, Elizabeth I of England, Sir Harry Lauder, The Lordship of the Isles, Somerled, John of Islay, Donald of Islay, Alexander of Islay, John MacDonald II and William Douglas, 8th Earl of Douglas.
New feature pages are added for West Calder, Kirknewton, Cowdenbeath, Bearsden, Bearsden Roman Baths, Deanston, Doune Castle, Argyll's Lodging, Strathyre, Balquhidder, Balquhidder Church, Gladstone's Land, National War Museum, Scotch Whisky Experience, Duirinish, Glendale Toy Museum, Colbost Croft Museum, Borreraig Park Museum, Dunvegan, Angus MacAskill Museum, Portree Parish Church, Skye Museum of Island Life, Kilmuir Graveyard, Kilvaxter Souterrain, Uig, Trotternish, Talisker Distillery, Elgol, Cill Chriosd, Bella Jane Boat Trips, Sligachan, Broadford, Skye Serpentarium, Kyleakin, Armadale, Ardvasar, Aird of Sleat, Mallaig Ferry, Armadale Castle Gardens, Museum of the Isles, Isleornsay, Tarskavaig, Pennyghael, Lochbuie, Croggan, Bunessan, Bunessan Church, Fionnphort, Torosay Church, Lochaline Ferry, Salen, Gruline, Ulva, St Columba's Church, Macquarie Mausoleum and Pennygown Chapel.
New feature pages are added for Aros Castle, Kilninian Church, Calgary, Dervaig, Kilmore Church, Dervaig, Tobermory, Tobermory Distillery, Mull Museum, Balamory, Tobermory-Kilchoan Ferry, An Tobar, Our Lady, Star of the Sea, Iona, Iona Abbey, Iona Ferry, Iona Infirmary Museum, Relig Odhráin & St Oran's Chapel, Iona Nunnery, Iona Parish Church, the Michael Chapel, Duart Castle, Torosay Castle, Torosay Gardens, Isle of Mull Railway, Mull to Oban Ferry and Craignure.
Feature pages are added for St Fillans, Lochearnhead, Alloway, Burns Cottage, Auld Kirk Alloway, Tam o' Shanter, Dunure, Dunure Castle, Electric Brae, Culzean Castle, Culzean Country Park, Turnberry, Turnberry Castle, Maidens, Dunmore and The Pineapple. The following features are revised, updated, and given new images: Robert Burns, Killin, Tyndrum, Crianlarich, Inveraray, Kilchurn Castle and Loch Etive.
A new section is added providing visitors with a selection of Free Jigsaw Puzzles made from Undiscovered Scotlan images. Feature pages are added for Grangemouth, The Clootie Well, Bo'ness, Kinneil Estate, James Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, Robert Gordon, Thomas Blake Glover and George Heriot. The Undiscovered Scotland Bookshop is completely rebuilt, emerging far larger than before and with significantly improved navigation, organisation, and underlying technology. The feature pages for Achnasheen, Inverewe Garden, Linlithgow Palace, St Michael's Church, Linlithgow, Stirling, Lord Darnley, Church of the Holy Rude, Stirling, Argyll's Lodging, Doune, Cromarty, Cromarty East Church and Culloden are revised, updated, and given new images, as are the following Stirling Castle pages: The Palace, The Great Hall and The Forework. The Scottish section of the superb and highly illustrated account of an 1871 walk, "From John o' Groat's to Lands End", by Robert and John Naylor is added to the eBooks collection.
The Lochinver & Tongue Area is split into a Durness & Tongue Area, covering the north coast of Sutherland, and a Lochinver Area, covering the west coast of Sutherland. The Luss & Drymen area is renamed the Loch Lomond Area, and its boundaries are expanded to include the whole of the loch. Feature pages are added for Sir Henry Raeburn, Sir David Wilkie, Hugh MacDiarmid, James Hogg, John Boyd Dunlop, John Witherspoon, Tobias Smollett, Richard Cameron, John Loudon McAdam, Alexander Graham Bell, James Braid and Fishing Boat Registration Letters. The eBooks collection is expanded with the addition of: Guide to the East Neuk of Fife, by D Hay Fleming (1886) A 3200x600 pixel panorama of the Black Cuillin on Skye from the east is added. The following feature is revised, updated, and given new images: Elgol.
Feature pages are added for Anne of Denmark, Thomas S. Tait, Neil M. Gunn, Archibald Douglas, 3rd Earl of Douglas, Joseph Black, King Henry VIII of England, Mary Somerville, Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton, Gavin Maxwell, Coinneach Odhar, The Brahan Seer, Burke and Hare, Catherine Helen Spence, Carolina Oliphant, Baroness Nairne, Devorgilla, Lady of Galloway, Timothy Pont, Agnes Randolph of Dunbar, Allan Pinkerton, Captain Bertram Dickson, Bar Hill & The Antonine Wall, Rough Castle & The Antonine Wall, Church of St John the Evangelist, Edinburgh. The eBooks collection is expanded with the addition of: The Norwegian Account of Haco's Expedition Against Scotland in 1263 (1782), A Summer in Skye by Alexander Smith (1865), A Short History of Scotland, by Andrew Lang (1911) and the Scottish part of British Highways and Byways From a Motor Car by Thomas D. Murphy (1908). The Webcam Links page is completely renovated and updated. The Biography collection is given a new set of indexes, allowing access Alphabetically or by Year of Birth: with categories introduced for Women, Monarchs of Scotland, Scottish Nobility,Writers & Philosophers, Scientists & Engineers, Architects & Artists, Commerce & Industry, Infamous Scots, Scots Abroad, Military Figures, Medical Figures, Political Figures, Religious Figures, and Non-Scots.
Feature pages are added for Drimnin, The Carved Stones of Kiel, William de Soules, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, John Brown, The House of Hanover, Queen Victoria, William IV, George I, George II, George III, George IV, Queen Anne, William III/II, Mary II, Henry Benedict Stuart, James Francis Edward Stuart, James VII/II, Charles II, Oliver Cromwell, Daniel Defoe, Charles I, Temple, Tranent, Lauder Old Church, Ceres and the National Museum of Scotland. A What Was New in 2006 page is added. The Scottish part of A Tour Thro' Great Britain by Daniel Defoe (1726) is added to our collection of eBooks. New Map Indexes are added for the area around Glasgow and Stirling. The Site Information page is updated to reflect 2006 traffic figures achieving the forecast 2 million distinct visitors. The following features are revised, updated, and given new images: Driving Single Track Roads, Glen Etive, Corran Ferry and Lochaline to Fishnish Ferry.