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The Complete Guide to Visiting St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh

St. Giles Cathedral has been a focal point for religious activity in Edinburgh for over 900 years, although the present structure that we see today can trace its roots back to the 14th century.

Due to its central location on The Royal Mile, St. Giles has become a popular tourist attraction and is an ideal stop-off point between excursions to the palace and the castle.

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City & Heritage Sightseeing Glasgow Guided Tours

A Guide to the Absolute BEST Places to Visit in Glasgow

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Glasgow? The River Clyde perhaps, or maybe shipbuilding, Billy Connolly and summer festivals.

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City Places to Visit Free Places to Visit Glasgow

The Complete Guide to Visiting the St. Mungo Museum of Religion in Glasgow

Glasgow is a city that’s chock-full of tourist attractions, from the busy Riverside Museum on the banks of the River Clyde to the tranquil Botanic Gardens in the West End, and not only are most of the city’s attractions top-notch but all the best ones are completely free too.

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Historic Places to visit The Borders

The Complete Guide to Visiting Melrose Abbey in the Scottish Borders

If you ever decide to head down to the Scottish Borders to get away from the busy attractions of Edinburgh and Glasgow you should consider visiting the picturesque town of Melrose.

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City Places to Visit Free Places to Visit Glasgow Historic Places to visit Outdoor Places to Visit

The Complete Guide to Visiting the Glasgow Necropolis

If you’re in Glasgow and looking for something to do that’s a bit out of the ordinary I can’t think of anywhere better to visit than the 37-acre Necropolis next to the city’s imposing cathedral.

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City Places to Visit Free Places to Visit Glasgow Historic Places to visit

The Complete Guide to Visiting Glasgow Cathedral

Glasgow Cathedral is widely recognised as one of the top tourist sights in the city, a distinction that’s totally justified in my opinion because this building is one of the most beautiful in Glasgow, if not the whole of Scotland.

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Free Places to Visit Historic Places to visit Lothians Outdoor Places to Visit

The Complete Guide to Visiting the National Flag Centre in East Lothian

This lovely walk across the rolling countryside of East Lothian will take you from a starting point at the birthplace of Scotland’s national flag to the 95-foot Hopetoun Monument on Byres Hill in the Garleton Hills area near Haddington.

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City & Heritage Sightseeing Edinburgh Guided Tours

Top 25 Things to do in Edinburgh: Location, Details + Videos!

There’s a huge number of things to do in Edinburgh which offer locals and visitors alike a great time, whether it’s climbing to the top of an extinct volcano, wandering down the atmospheric medieval streets that join the Royal Mile or exploring the grandest castle in Europe, all in a compact city that’s easy to navigate and oozes culture and history from every nook and cranny.

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City & Heritage Sightseeing Edinburgh

The 10 Best Things to do in Edinburgh on a Rainy Day

The Out About Scotland complete guide to the 10 best things to do in Edinburgh on a Rainy Day – city information, the weather, and the best attractions.

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Historic Places to visit Western Isles

The Complete Guide to Visiting Iona Abbey on the Isle of Iona

Iona Abbey is located on the beautiful Isle of Iona just a few minutes ferry ride from the Isle of Mull where it has played an integral role in Scotland’s religious history for well over a thousand years.

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City & Heritage Sightseeing Outdoors & Nature Sightseeing

Scotland in January: The 10 Best Places to Visit

Your complete guide to the 10 best places to visit in Scotland in January – reasons to visit, weather guide, what to wear, and the best attractions.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting the Isle of Mull

The Inner Hebridean Isle of Mull is the third largest island in Scotland and is home to a wide variety of tourist attractions, with pretty harbour towns nestled along the rugged coastline and spectacular mountain landscapes in the island’s centre drawing in visitors from across the UK and beyond.