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Rating:
5
(3 comments)
Destination: Scotland
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
From rolling lowlands to majestic peaks and quiet lochs, the West Highland Way takes in the best Scotland has to offer – and hikers don't even carry their own rucksacks. Baggage handlers do that…... read more »
#2/36
Rating:
4.666665
(11 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
Come with me through the dark side of Scotland's capital and follow in the tracks of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Deacon Brodie, Burke and Hare, Sherlock Holmes and Inspector Rebus... read more »
#3/36
Rating:
4.6
(5 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
There's more to Edinburgh than a festival - whatever time of year you visit you'll find plenty of entertaining ways to spend your time, including some you might not have thought of before...... read more »
#4/36
Rating:
4.666665
(3 comments)
Destination: Pitlochry, Inverness
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
My account of a delightful budget break in Scotland featuring a journey on the Caledonian sleeper train and short stays in Inverness and Pitlochry... read more »
#5/36
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Glasgow
Glasgow offers a number of surprising shopping experiences. But of most interest to the visitor are those that are tied to the city’s working class history as much as they are its prosperous present... read more »
#6/36
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Glaswegian's love a good drink - myself included. It's rather fitting then that the city has the best choice of bars, pubs and clubs than you'll find anywhere else in Scotland. 'Mon and take a drink!... read more »
#7/36
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
From brave little trains tunnelling through the mountains of Norway to luxurious vintage carriages trundling east to Istanbul, Europe is criss-crossed with romantic railway rides... read more »
#8/36
Rating:
4.5
(3 comments)
Destination: Scotland
Trip type: Eco, Honeymoon, Romance
Silver sand beaches, azure seas and no crowds (except at church on Sundays) - that's what you'll find on the Isle of Harris, a world apart from anywhere you've ever been... read more »
#9/36
Rating:
4.333335
(9 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
Edinburgh's old town is said to be the most haunted site in the British Isles, and with a history so shocking, bloody and long, it's not hard to see why... read more »
#10/36
Rating:
4.333335
(3 comments)
Go to Stromness, in Orkney, this summer and you’ll find the sun rarely sets. This is the time of the simmer-dim, when endless days and short, dusky nights make for long hours of leisure... read more »
#11/36
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Dundee
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Dundee has a colourful past and an even more colourful present, with historic buildings and naval masterpieces in a stunning setting on the River Tay... read more »
#12/36
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Glasgow
Scotland's Glasgow is emerging from its dark past into an era of stylish shopping, trendy designers, fantastic Victorian buildings and some top-notch food... read more »
#13/36
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
When exploring the spectacular Trossachs National Park by train and bike, you can have your cake and eat it. In Aberfeldy and Glasgow, reward yourself in some of Scotland's best cafés... read more »
#14/36
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
Real bars. No themes. No DJs. Just locals chatting with great beer, some live Scottish music and wild Scottish dancing.... read more »
#15/36
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Dundee
What have Desperate Dan and Captain Scott got in common? The answer is Dundee, so if you think Scotland’s fourth city has little going for it, other than a history of boiling marmalade, think again... read more »
#16/36
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Edinburgh
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Book now for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (3 - 27 August 2012), with 40,000 performances of 2,500 shows taking place in 260 venues in three weeks. ... read more »
#17/36
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
"Kultir!" - as some Glaswegians say - can be many things to many people. In Glasgow, enjoy a night at the theatre or watch history in the making at one of the UK's best music venues... read more »
#18/36
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Glasgow
Whether you are after a designer dress or a diamond engagement ring, Glasgow is a shopaholic's dream. Here are my suggestions on where to spend, spend, spend ... read more »
#19/36
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Edinburgh has numerous places to stay - but if you're on a budget, check out these two new hostels, which offer clean, contemporary accommodation in great locations at affordable prices. Bargain!... read more »
#20/36
Rating:
4
(6 comments)
Destination: Invergarry, Fort William
Trip type: Adventure, Eco, Romance
An hour and a half from the nearest train station, two hours from the nearest city, and not even accessible by road, Skiary lives up to the claim of being Britain’s most remote b&b... read more »
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