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The Complete Guide to Visiting Leith in Edinburgh

Leith is a historic district of Edinburgh that centres around the Water of Leith, Leith harbour, and the restaurant-packed Shore.

The district has a rich maritime history but it is now a popular tourist destination thanks to its combination of trendy bars, award winning restaurants, superb shopping areas and attractions including the Royal Yacht Britannia.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting Braemar in the Scottish Highlands

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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City Places to Visit Edinburgh Free Places to Visit Outdoor Places to Visit

The Complete Guide to Visiting Dean Village in Edinburgh

If you were to follow the Water of Leith through Edinburgh you’d eventually arrive at one of the most beautiful areas in the entire city – the tranquil green oasis known as Dean Village.

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Free Places to Visit Glasgow Outdoor Places to Visit

The Complete Guide to Visiting Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow

I’m going to start this guide with a confession. The first time I visited Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum I left without visiting the park. Not because I didn’t have time but because I didn’t even know it was there.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting The Tall Ship in Glasgow

One of the highlights of visiting Glasgow is heading down to the River Clyde and having a look around The Tall Ship, the 19th-century sailing ship moored alongside Pointhouse Quay.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting the Falkirk Wheel in Central Scotland

This impressive example of Scotland’s world-leading engineering skills lifts boats over 115 feet into the air between the Forth & Clyde and Union canals, and since opening in 2002 it’s seen over 1.5 million people take a boat trip on this extraordinary lift.

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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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The Top FREE Things to do in Scotland – The Complete Guide

I don’t know about you, but when I’ve got a day off work I just love getting outside and exploring Scotland, especially if it’s a sunny day and there’s a visitor attraction I’ve been itching to check out for a while.

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Central Scotland Free Places to Visit Outdoor Places to Visit

The Complete Guide to Visiting the Birks of Aberfeldy in Central Scotland

The Birks of Aberfeldy, located near the town of Aberfeldy in Perthshire, offers a beautiful short walk that takes visitors on a circular route through mature woodland that’s covered this part of Central Scotland for over 8000 years.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting the Bracklinn Falls in Central Scotland

While many visitors come to Callander each year to use it as a base from which to explore Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, other visitors come for the walks that run throughout this incredibly scenic part of Scotland, with the Callander Crags, Rob Roy Way and Bracklinn Falls walks amongst the most popular hiking trails in the area.

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Free Places to Visit Grampian Outdoor Places to Visit

The Complete Guide to Visiting Lossiemouth East Beach in North East Scotland

While the village of Lossiemouth is perhaps most famous for the enormous military air-force base which lies on its outskirts, those in the know flock there during the summer months to enjoy the gorgeous stretch of golden beach that runs along the village’s eastern side.

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The Complete Guide to Visiting The John Muir Way from Balloch to Strathblane in West Central Scotland

The John Muir Way is a beautiful trail created in his honour that runs through central Scotland for over 134 miles on a path that takes walkers across some of the most beautiful parts of Scotland.