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#1/32
Rating:
4.833335
(8 comments)
Enjoy a more leisurely cycle and appreciate seascapes, heritage and history rather than making a mad dash to reach Britain's northernmost point ... read more »
#2/32
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 »
#3/32
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 »
#4/32
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 »
#5/32
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 »
#6/32
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 »
#7/32
Rating:
4.5
(5 comments)
Destination: St. Andrews
Trip type: Beach, Family, Spa
St Andrews, Scotland - a golfers' mecca steeped in history, art and culture with beaches, shopping and great food and drink. It has something for everyone.... read more »
#8/32
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 »
#9/32
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 »
#10/32
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 »
#11/32
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Scotland
Trip type: Activity, Beach
Exploring the rugged landscapes of Scotland's Western Isles will take you from desolate moors to deserted white sandy beaches... read more »
#12/32
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 »
#13/32
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 »
#14/32
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 »
#15/32
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 »
#16/32
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 »
#17/32
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 »
#18/32
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 »
#19/32
Rating:
4
(5 comments)
Palm trees growing in a mild climate, superb local and traditional food, and a fantastically warm welcome in some truly special hotels and B&Bs. Welcome to Dumfries and Galloway ... read more »
#20/32
Rating:
3.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Edinburgh
Step back in time in the historic castle, take a spooky ghost tour, visit the Da Vinci Code chapel and chomp on a deep-fried Mars Bar. Here's why Edinburgh is one of Britain's most exciting cities... read more »
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