The Complete Guide to Visiting Braemar in the Scottish Highlands

Braemar in Aberdeenshire

Braemar is a small village in Aberdeenshire that is located near the River Dee. The village is a popular tourist destination due to the number of outdoor activities on offer with hikers using the village as a base to explore Glen Tilt, Glen Dee, Glen Derry and Glen Feshie.

The annual Highland Games Gathering is held in Braemar on the first Saturday in September and is traditionally attended by members of the British royal family.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting Ben Ledi in the Scottish Highlands

Ben Ledi

Ben Ledi is an 879-metre high mountain in the lower Scottish Highlands. It can be found 5 miles north-west of the popular country village of Callander in the Trossachs National Park.

The Trossachs are famous not just for their mountain ranges but also for their lochs which include the mighty Loch Lomond – one of the most scenic bodies of water in the United Kingdom.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting Muir of Dinnet in The Highlands

Muir of Dinnet

The Muir of Dinnet is a national nature reserve located on the eastern border of the Cairngorms national park in the Scottish Highlands.

The reserve features a wealth of different habitats including heath, woodland and wetland, but it’s perhaps best known for ‘the vat’, a natural gorge formed by glaciers over 10,000 years ago.

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The Best Small Group Bus Tours in Scotland

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A guided tour on a bus means you can sit back and relax while the driver whisks you around a pre-selected list of amazing Scottish attractions.

You’ll never get lost, you’ll be able to take the scenic route, you’ll be able to freely enjoy the magnificent views from the windows and you’ll be able to sample the occasional dram of whisky when you de-bus at each destination. Seriously, what’s not to like about that?!

Discover the best small-group bus tours in this comprehensive guide.

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What Are the Best Outlander Tours in Scotland?

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The TV show Outlander has created a whole new generation of tourists who are keen to explore its filming locations in Scotland.

That in turn has lead to a number of Outlander tour operators springing up around the country. In this article I’ll show you where Outlander’s Scottish filming locations are and offer suggestions for the best Outlander tours you can join to see them.

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