A fine selection of holiday cottages, hotels, B&Bs, inns, lodges, Travelodges, Premier Inns etc across the Highlands and Islands region. Includes Cairngorms National Park, Isle of Skye, Wester Ross NSA etc. Pictured is Buachaille Etive MÚr in Highland unitary authority close to Glen Coe.
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Dunnottar Castle

Located in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 12.1 miles away.

Dramatically located on a rocky headland overlooking the North Sea. The ruins of Dunnottar Castle are spread over a three acre area surrounded by sheer cliffs which drop to the sea fifty metres below. The castle largely...

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Marischal College & Museum, Aberdeen University

Located in Aberdeen, Aberdeen, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 14.3 miles away.

Founded in 1593, a college of Aberdeen University. 'The second-largest granite structure in the world' (source: Marischal Museum website). Built in the nineteenth century on the site of a much earlier Franciscan Friary w...

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St Machars Cathedral

Located in Aberdeen, Aberdeen, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 14.7 miles away.

A place of worship founded in the the sixth century by St. Machar, a companion of St. Columba. A Norman cathedral was built here in the twelfth century. There has been considerable restoration work in recent years...

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Edzell Castle and Gardens

Located in Edzell, Angus, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 19.4 miles away.

Dating from around 1100 and now a ruin. Edzell Castle was the seat of the Lindsay family. As Jacobites, the Lindsay family were on the losing side after the 1715 Jacobite Rising and the castle was gradually destroyed. Th...

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House of Dun

Located in Montrose, Angus, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 23.2 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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Leith Hall Castle

Located in Kennethmont, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 23.5 miles away.

A typical Scottish lairdís residence. Begun in the 1650s. Leith Hall is set on nearly three hundred acres of land. In addition to interesting furniture, artwork, china and tapestry, there's a military exhibition titled '...

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Balmoral Castle and Estate

Located in Ballater, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 29.7 miles away.

Royal estate within Deeside Lochnagar NSA which, in turn, is within Cairngorms National Park. As a result of its location, this is often referred to as 'Royal Deeside'. 50,000 acres bought in 1848. The area is famous for...

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Huntly Castle

Located in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 30.1 miles away.

Originally a twelfth century motte and bailey castle. Rebuilt in the fifteenth century. In decay by the eighteenth century. Occupied by British troops in the 1740s Jacobite Uprising. Managed by Historic Scotland...

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Corgarff Castle

Located in Corgarff, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 30.6 miles away.

Built during the sixteenth century. Located in Aberdeenshire, east Scotland. Converted into barracks in 1748 after the 1745 Jacobite uprising. Briefly a farmhouse from 1802. Restored and managed by Historic Scotland...

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Slains Castle

Located in Cruden Bay, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 33.6 miles away.

Sited on the north eastern coast of Scotland. Built at the end of the sixteenth century. Fell into disrepair in the twentieth century...

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Arbroath Abbey

Located in Arbroath, Angus, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 34.9 miles away.

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 Scot...

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Arbroath Harbour

Located in Arbroath, Angus, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 35.3 miles 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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Glamis Castle

Located in Glamis, Angus, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 37.0 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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Portsoy Harbour

Located in Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 44.2 miles away.

The harbour was built by the Earl of Seafield in 1825 and was one of the main harbours engaged in herring fishing. Portsoy marble, used in the Palace of Versailles, is found on the coast of the Moray Firth near the fishi...

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Findlater Castle

Located in Cullen, Moray, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 45.4 miles away.

Perched on top of a high cliff overlooking the Moray Firth to the east of Scotland. Findlater Castle dates from the thirteenth century. In its history, Viking invaders captured the castle whose name is derived from the N...

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Cullen Bay Beach

Located in Cullen, Moray, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 46.1 miles away.

A long, sandy beach popular with holiday makers. To the north east of Scotland on the coastline of the Moray Firth. A short distnace from Findlater Castle. This area of the coast is home to one of only two resident popul...

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Ben Macdui, Highland

Located in Aviemore, Highland, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 46.1 miles away.

Scotland's second highest mountain behind Ben Nevis...

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Bow Fiddle Rock

Located in Portknockie, Moray, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 47.2 miles away.

Just off the coast by the village of Portknockie. Bow Fiddle Rock or Fiddler's Rock is a large rock with a sea arch in the shape of the bow of a fiddle. All the way down in Devon, there's a similar rock structure at Blac...

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Tay Rail Bridge

Located in Dundee, Dundee, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 47.7 miles away.

On the east coast of Scotland. Railway bridge 2.25 miles (3.5 km) long!. Note: there's also a road bridge here called the Tay Road Bridge which is 1.4 miles (2.25 km) long...

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Loch Garten

Located in Kinveachy, Highland, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 49.1 miles away.

To the south east of Inverness, Loch Garten is famous for its RSPB Nature Reserve. Their membership booklet reads: 'When ospreys returned to breed in Scotland, this ancient Caledonian pinewood is where they chose to come...

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