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In a country renowned for its sweeping glens and vast moorlands, scaling Scotland‘s highest mountain makes a welcome change of pace for hikers, as well as affording some spectacular views from its ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, July 2012
Don’t be misled by the name, this cove has nothing to do with the sea, and is a trick of language, cove being the old Scots word for cave. Gilmerton Cove in Scotland then, is actually a cave. Or ...
Whether you’re a serious trekker or just a Sunday stroller, Scotland is an excellent place to strap on those sensible shoes and head outdoors.
If you like a long walk, there are four official ...
Iona is a tiny island off the west coast of Scotland in the Hebrides. For such a small piece of land it has a long and impressive history, from being the birthplace of Christianity in Scotland, to ...
Sprawling off the northwest coast of Scotland , the vast archipelago of the Hebrides Islands is made up of over 500 islands
and islets, divided into the Inner and Outer Hebrides. Inhabited since ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, June 2012
The Scots are a hardy bunch. The landscape they inhabit is wild and harsh, especially during those northern winters; those who live on the islands are particularly close to nature in all its beauty ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2012
Travelling by train is one of the best ways to see a place—you get to
relax and let someone else do the driving, and you can gaze out the
window at the scenery. This is particularly true in ...
With so many sights within easy reach of the Scottish capital, there’s no excuse for only staying in Edinburgh. Whether you want to explore medieval castles or hike in the glens, here are 5 of the ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, February 2013
At the heart of Scotland ’s world renowned Scottish Highlands
region, the Cairngorms National Park is not only the largest national
park in the UK, but is home to the UK’s highest Mountain ...
Long before digital cameras, smart phones and our passion for photographing everything, Aristotle and indeed the cavemen long before him, used camera obscuras to create images. Using light and ...
Said to be the city ‘built on seven hills’, historians have long debated which of the region’s many mounts are Edinburgh’s famous seven. Whether you choose to climb the traditional seven or let the ...
Like any city, Edinburgh is somewhere you can visit and spend a lot of money or somewhere you can explore and discover while spending very little and still having a great time. It’s all about staying ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, May 2012
Edinburgh ’s Royal Botanic Garden was established in 1670—that’s an impressively long time ago, when Charles II was King of England , Scotland , and Ireland , just after the short period ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2011
There’s just something magical about islands. I’m not sure what it is. I love the sea and I love the idea of solitude, although I doubt I’d like the reality of being Robinson Crusoe. Elba is an ...
These days St Andrews might best be known as the place where Prince William met Kate Middleton when they both attended university here. But it was an important Scottish town for many centuries before ...
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