A fine selection of holiday cottages, hotels, B&Bs, inns, lodges, Travelodges, Premier Inns etc across The Lowlands. Includes Edinburgh, Glasgow, Loch Lomond and Troassachs National Park and the Scottish Borders. Pictured is the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow.
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New Lanark World Heritage Site

Located in New Lanark, South Lanarkshire, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 9.5 miles away.

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, New Lanark is a model cotton mill village dating from the eighteenth century. One of Scotland's top tourist attractions, located in central Scotland. From its website: 'The village first ros...

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Neidpath Castle

Located in Peebles, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 15.0 miles away.

Built in the thirteenth century. Neidpath Castle is located in the Borders of Scotland. Visitors have included Mary, Queen of Scots, James VI, William Wordsworth and Sir Walter Scott. Privately owned by the Earl of Wemys...

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Bothwell Castle

Located in Bothwell, South Lanarkshire, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 25.4 miles away.

A short distance from Glasgow. Bothwell Castle is billed as Scotland's 'largest and finest 13th century castle' by Historic Scotland who manage the site...

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Linlithgow Palace

Located in Linlithgow, West Lothian, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 27.2 miles away.

Birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots in 1542. Linlithgow Palace is fifteen miles west of Edinburgh. In the fifteenth century, the palace was rebuilt as a Royal residence. Expanded until the 1603 Union of the Crowns took the...

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Craigmillar Castle

Located in Craigmillar, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 29.2 miles away.

On the outskirts of Edinburgh. Craigmillar Castle was begun in the late fourteenth century by the Preston family, lairds of Craigmillar. Abandoned in the eighteenth century. The castle is now managed by Historic Scotland...

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Blackness Castle

Located in Blackness, Falkirk, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 29.2 miles away.

Used in Franco Zeffirelli's version of Hamlet. Blackness Castle was begun in 1445 and served as a fortress and prison. Despite being one of the most technologically advanced castles of its time, Blackness fell to Oliver...

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Edinburgh Castle

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 29.2 miles away.

One of Scotland's top tourist attractions. Built on the basalt plug of an extinct volcano. Edinburgh Castle domintaes the city. The castle houses the oldest building in Edinburgh, St Margaret's Chapel. Home to the Edinbu...

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Royal Museum

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 29.4 miles away.

The Royal Museum and Museum of Scotland make up the National Museums of Scotland. Exhibits covering geology, archaeology, natural history, science, technology and art. Home to 'Dolly The Sheep', the first successful clon...

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The National Gallery of Scotland Complex

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 29.5 miles away.

Comprises: i.) The National Gallery of Scotland, ii.) The Royal Scottish Academy Building and iii.) The Weston Link. Works by Raphael, Titian, El Greco, Velázquez, Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Gogh, Monet, Cézanne, Degas, Gaug...

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Princes Street

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 29.6 miles away.

One of Edinburgh's most famous street, running about a mile (1.6km) through the city. Built during the eighteenth century as part of the New Town of Edinburgh and named after George III's sons, the 'Princes'. Shops run a...

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Scott Monument

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 29.6 miles away.

Monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott who died in 1832. Completed in 1844. Designed by George Meikle Kemp, a forty-five year old joiner, draftsman, and self-taught architect...

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Tenements Edinburgh Old Town

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 29.6 miles away.

Located in the Old Town of Edinburgh, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tenements are the equivalent of modern apartments. In Edinburgh, they date from the fifteenth century and can be up to ten stories high...

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Arthur's Seat

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 29.8 miles away.

The main peak in a group of hills in Holyrood Park, central Edinburgh. 251 metres above sea level. Offers spectacular views across the city. Salisbury Crags are a series of dramatic cliffs on a spur of Arthur's seat...

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Forth Railway Bridge

Located in Queensferry, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 29.8 miles away.

A 1.5 miles (2.5 km) long cantilever, railway bridge over the Firth of Forth in the east of Scotland. Built between 1883 and 1890. At its peak, 4,600 workers were used to build the bridge using 55,000 tons of steel and o...

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Scottish Parliament Building

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 30.0 miles away.

Opened in 2004 and designed by the Catalan architect Enric Miralles. Home of the Scottish Parliament. Located in the Holyrood area of Edinburgh...

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Calton Hill

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 30.0 miles away.

A hill in central Edinburgh offering stunning views of the city. On and around the hill, the visitor can find the National Monument, Nelson's Monument, the Dugald Stewart Monument, the Royal High School, the City Observa...

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National Monument

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 30.0 miles away.

A memorial to those who died in the Napoleonic Wars. Located on Calton Hill with views across Edinburgh city. Begun in 1822, only partially built owing to lack of funds...

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Holyrood Palace

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 30.1 miles away.

Queen Elizabeth II's official residence in Scotland. Or the Palace of Holyroodhouse. The principal residence of the Kings and Queens of Scotland since the fifteenth century. Located in Edinburgh at the end of the Royal M...

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The Falkirk Wheel

Located in Falkirk, Falkirk, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 30.5 miles away.

The world's first rotating boat lift. Connects the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. There's a difference of 24 metres between the water level in both canals, hence the need for the wheel. Opened in 2002...

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People's Palace, Glasgow Green Park

Located in Glasgow, Glasgow, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 31.6 miles away.

The People's Palace is a museum dedicated to the history of Glasgow. Located in Glasgow Green Park...

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