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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Arbroath Abbey, Angus


  • Located in Arbroath, Angus, The Lowlands, Scotland
  • Founded in 1178 by a Scottish King who was buried before the high altar of the church in 1214
  • Arbroath is made from distinctive red sandstone
  • The Abbey was once the richest in Scotland but fell into ruin after the Scottish Reformation
  • A visitor's centre was opened in 2001 beside the Abbey's west front
  • Arbroath Abbey is managed by Historic Scotland
  • On Christmas Day 1950, the Stone of Scone (Coronation Stone/Stone of Destiny), once the coronation stone of the monarchs of Scotland, was stolen from Westminster Abbey World Heritage Site. On April 11, 1951, the missing stone was found lying on the site of the Abbey's altar

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Arbroath Abbey, Angus


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Arbroath Harbour

Located in Arbroath, Angus, The Lowlands, Scotland

Less than a mile away.

On the North Sea coast in eastern Scotland. Harbour built in mid-nineteenth century. Famed for its 'Arbroath Smokies', haddock that is smoked over wood-chip fires. Today, there is a marina here...

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House of Dun

Located in Montrose, Angus, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 11.6 miles away.

Georgian Family House close to Montrose in east Scotland. Victorian gardens overlooking the Montrose Basin. Includes: Lady Augusta Walk, adventure playground, Victorian walled garden, terraced gardens, woodland dog walk...

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Glamis Castle

Located in Glamis, Angus, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 16.6 miles away.

Childhood home of the Queen Mother. Birthplace of Princess Margaret. Glamis Castle features on the Scottish ten pound note. Many legends surround the castle including those of the 'monster of Glamis', the ghost of the 'G...

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Malleny Cottage
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Approximately 6.3 miles away.

Rates: 425 - 866 Per Week

This comfortable cottage lies in Carnoustie a golfing paradise whose challenging Links course is a must for all true golfers – and there are another 30 courses within 45 minutes' drive! Boasting an attractive ga...

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The Kinloch Arms Hotel, Carnoustie
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Approximately 6.5 miles away.

Total Rooms: 8; Rates: 30 - 65 Per Night

With a large restaurant, free Wi-Fi and a bar, Kinloch Arms is a family-run hotel from the 1800s It is close to championship golf courses and the coast Kinloch Arms Hotel is near to Panmure Golf Club and Carnoustie Golf...

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Carnoustie Golf Hotel, Carnoustie
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Approximately 6.7 miles away.

Total Rooms: 85; Rates: 60 - 99 Per Night

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