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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Leith Hall Castle

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

Approximately 7.1 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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Portsoy Harbour

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

Approximately 16.3 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 16.4 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 16.5 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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Bow Fiddle Rock

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

Approximately 17.5 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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Elgin Cathedral

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

Approximately 23.7 miles away.

Founded in 1224. Elgin Cathedral fell into disuse as a result of the Scottish Reformation. In 1824, an Elgin shoemaker called John Shanks began the task of clearing the site of debris and rubbish. He is said to have move...

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Spynie Palace

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

Approximately 24.3 miles away.

Fortified palace built for the Bishops of Moray. Dates from the twelfth century. Fell into disrepair at the end of the seventeenth century after a dispute between its owner and King William and Queen Mary. Managed by His...

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Corgarff Castle

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

Approximately 26.0 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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Pluscarden Abbey

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

Approximately 26.4 miles away.

Benedictine monastery located to the east of Scotland, a short distance from Elgin. 'It is the only medieval monastery in Britain still inhabited by monks and being used for its original purpose' (source: Pluscarden Abbe...

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Crathes Castle

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

Approximately 30.1 miles away.

Located to the east of Scotland in Aberdeenshire. Crathes Castle was built in the sixteenth century. The land was given as a gift to the Burnett of Leys family by King Robert the Bruce in 1323. There are nearly fours acr...

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St Machars Cathedral

Located in Aberdeen, Aberdeen, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 32.0 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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Marischal College & Museum, Aberdeen University

Located in Aberdeen, Aberdeen, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 33.1 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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Balmoral Castle and Estate

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

Approximately 33.2 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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Slains Castle

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

Approximately 35.4 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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Loch Garten

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

Approximately 37.4 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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Dunnottar Castle

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

Approximately 41.4 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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Ben Macdui, Highland

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

Approximately 42.4 miles away.

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

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Edzell Castle and Gardens

Located in Edzell, Angus, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 44.6 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 51.0 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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Inverness Castle

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

Approximately 53.7 miles away.

Built on the site of an earlier eleventh century castle. Castle we see today was begun in 1836. The castle features on the reverse of the Royal Bank of Scotland £50 note introduced in 2005...

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