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Scotland Travel Ideas - Scotland for Visitors

Find everything you need to know to enjoy travel in Scotland. Read about the different regions of Scotland, the wild mountains and the national parks, the windswept isles and the principal cities and towns. Get ideas about what to see and do. Head for the Highlands and find links to accommodations, lodgings and restaurants in Scotland.
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  3. Scottish Accommodations (21)
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Plan a Visit to Glencoe
The dark, dramatic mountains of Glencoe were the scene of an infamous massacre. Today they are also a setting for loads of Highland vacation fun.

Visit a Scotch Whisky Distillery and Learn How Scotch Whisky is Made …
Take a Distillery Tour to Learn How Scotch Whisky is Made on Speyside by Glenfiddich

A Special Event for Single Malt Scotch Whisky Connoisseurs
Glenfiddich 50-Year-Old Whisky Launch

Historic Scotland Explorer Pass - Flexible Discount Ticket for Touring
Tour Scotland with the Historic Scotland Explore Pass, a flexible discount ticket to castles, prehistoric sites, gardens, abbeys, museums and industrial heritage sites throughout Scotland and its islands.

Cruising Across Scotland on the Scottish Highlander
Diary of a cruise up Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal on the Scottish Highlander.

Two Scottish Castles to Visit
Two romantic Scottish Castles to visit that are redolent of the conflict and tragedy of Scotland's past.

Were Cawdor and Glamis Castles in Scotland Macbeth's Castles?
Cawdor and Glamis Castles - facinating to visit. But don't look for Macbeth. His connection is really only literary.

Quick Guide to Orkney - Plan a Visit to The Orkney Islands
Use this all-in-one guide to plan your visit to Orkney. Find out when to go, what to see, where to stay and 5 great things to do when you travel to The Orkney Islands off the north coast of Scotland.

St. Magnus Festival - Orkney's Midsummer Celebration of the Performing Arts
Major artists of international stature - in music, dance, poetry and theatre, gather on Orkney for the midsummer celebrations of the St. Magnus Festival.

6-Year Holiday Chart for Scotland - Bank Holiday Dates for 2009-2014
Find out about Public Holidays, or Bank Holidays in Scotland with this handy six year chart - to 2014

Glasgow Jazz Festival - A Leading Event on Europe's Music Calendar
The Glasgow International Jazz Festival attracts artists from across the whole jazz spectrum - traditional, mainstream, blues, world, contemporary and improv.

Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival
The Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival, held in a pretty harbor town on the Solway Firth in Scotland, features traditional Jazz genres - New Orleans, Dixieland and Swing.

Rock Ness
Rock Ness is an electronic, dance and rock music festival on the shores of Loch Ness. It bills itself as the only music festival with its own monster.

Highland Games - All About Traditional Highland Games in Scotland
Find out about Highland Games, including the Braemar Gathering and other traditional Scottish Highland Games and Highland Dances in September

Plan a Visit to Traquair - Scotland's Oldest Occupied House
Plan a visit to Traquair, Scotland's oldest continuously occupied house and the oldest continuously occupied castle in the British Isles. It has ties to Mary Queen of Scots, the Jacobite cause and the Stuart and Buchan families of Scotland.

Broughton House - Gallery and Gardens in Kirkcudbright, Scotland
Broughton House in Scotland was the home of 19th century Scottish artist E.A. Hornel, one of the "Glasgow Boys" . It houses his paintings and furnishings as well as his original, exotic garden.

The Maid of the Loch on Loch Lomond - The Last Great Paddle Steamer
The Maid of the Loch was the biggest and the last of Britain's inland waterway paddle steamers. Visit her on Loch Lomond.

Rob Roy's Grave - Balquhidder Kirk in The Trossachs
Rob Roy MacGregor: Find Rob Roy's Grave in the tiny, picturesque hamlet of Balquhidder, above Loch Voil in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park.

Cruises in Scotland: Cruises on Loch Lomond and Loch Katrine
Cruises in Scotland. Find out about Loch Cruises on Loch Lomond and Loch Katrine, in the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. This is the heart of Sir Walter Scott and Rob Roy country.

Auld Lang Syne - All the Original Lyrics
Here are all the words to Auld Lang Syne in the original Scots Dialect as written by Robert Burns.

Scotland Restaurant Review - Fine Fish and Seafood at Bass Rock Bistro
The Bass Rock Bistro in North Berwick, on the Coast, east of of Edinburgh, serves some of the freshest fish and seafood you may ever eat. Read a review of the Bass Rock Bistro in East Lothian.

Dundee Jazz Festival
Dundee Jazz Festival is a mixture of international Jazz stars and top Scottish musicians.

A Taste of Edinburgh - Foodie Celebration in Scotland's Capital
A food and drink festival with a difference - 15 of Scotland's top chefs offer sampler portions of their signature dishes.

Johnsmas Foy
Shetland Islanders celebrate their seafaring heritage with traditional and not so traditional festivities.

Battle of Bannockburn Re-enactment
The Battle of Bannockburn comes is fought again on the original field of glory as hundreds of re-enactors take part in celebrating Robert the Bruce's Victory over Edward I, called Longshanks.

Gardening Scotland
Gardening Scotland, in Edinburgh, is Scotland's biggest gardening and outdoor living annual event.

Royal Yacht Britannia
The Royal Yacht Britannia was launched in April 1953 by HM Queen Elizabeth II. In her day she sailed more than million miles on 968 official visits. Scotland's top visitor attraction today, the Royal Yacht Britannia is open daily for tours.

Lodge on Loch Goil for the Ultimate Romantic Getaway in Argyll
The Lodge on Loch Goil is a stunning 5-star venue for romantic breaks, small weddings, Valentine's getaways and Valentine's Day lunches.

Golf in Scotland - Courses for Visitors in The Scottish Borders
Golf in Scotland. Courses open to visitors in the Scottish Borders Area

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs at a Glance - A Quick Guide

Fishing in Scotland - Loch Lomond and the Trossachs
Find out where to go fishing in Scotland around Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. Fishing season information, kinds of fishing and angling, where to find fishing boats, tackle and guides.

Golf in Scotland - Golf for Visitors in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs
Golf in Scotland. Scotland Golf Courses open to visitors, listed and linked here for Loch Lomond and Trossachs area.

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs - Getting Around the National Park
The Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Timetables is a local transportation guide to getting around the National Park in Rob Roy country by ferry, bus, train or taxi.

Greywalls Hotel - A Luxury Country House Hotel in Scotland
Greywalls is a luxury country house hotel in East Lothian Scotland, not far from Edinburgh. It was designed by Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, with gardens by Gertrude Jekyll.

Common Riding Festivals
In the Scottish Border towns of Hawick and Selkirk, Common Riding Festivals commemorate this history of the Scottish Borders with passionate ride-outs of hundreds of horses.

Highland 2007 - A Year Long Celebration of Highland & Island Culture
Heading for the Highlands? Find out about all sorts of special events, festivals and deals that are part of Highland 2007, a year-long celebration of Highland culture.

Hey Sports Fans - Make the Most of Glasgow 2014 With Free Apps
Find your way around Glasgow like a local with two new fun apps, available for the iPhone, iPad and Android.

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