The Complete Guide to Visiting Finlaggan on the Isle of Islay

Finlaggan

I was lucky enough to spend a full week on Islay recently and after exhausting all the distillery options in the first 48 hours, I started to explore some of the lesser-known attractions tucked away in the slightly more remote areas. One of which is Finlaggan, the former stronghold of the Lord of the Isles.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting Faraid Head in the North Highlands

Faraid Head

While Scotland’s west coast islands usually take first prize for the number of amazing beaches you’ll find (hello Isle of Tiree) you shouldn’t be too quick to discount Scotland’s mainland either, especially in the far north where it’s relatively tourist-free compared to the rest of the country.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting Castle Varrich in North Scotland

Ben More

One of the great things about the north Highlands is that it’s full of little surprises, from driving to the brow of a hill and finding a stunning mountainscape stretching away into the distance to stumbling into a quaint country village with a wee cafe that sells THE best cream cakes you’ve ever tasted.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting Glasgow Green and The People’s Palace

Glasgow Green and The People's Palace

Glasgow is well known for the number of inner-city green spaces it has compared to other British cities and in fact it’s second only to Edinburgh for its parks, gardens and other outdoor areas that allow its residents to enjoy the great outdoors.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting John o’ Groats in North Scotland

John o Groats

I think it’s fair to say that most people have heard of John o’ Groats, the northern-most point of the UK mainland with its iconic signpost overlooking the harbour, that like its twin at Lands End offers more photo opportunities than you can poke a selfie stick at.

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