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Clan Donald Skye - Attraction [Attraction / Activity]

Clan Donald Skye, Armadale, Sleat

Clan Donald Skye - Attraction, Clan Donald Skye, Sleat, Argyll & Bute

Goodness me, if you’re after a touch of bonafide Scottish history then you won’t do much better than a visit to Clan Donald Skye’s estate. The estate sprawls across a whopping 20,000 acres in south Skye and has glorious historic gardens plus the... more

Achamore Gardens [Garden]

Isle of Gigha

Achamore Gardens, Isle of Gigha, Argyll & Bute

Situated on the stunning, tranquil community-owned Isle of Gigha, one of the Hebridean Islands, sit 54 acres of wonderful sub-tropical plants – the Achamore Gardens. With the warming influence of the North Atlantic Drift providing an atmosphere in... more

An Cala [Garden]

Isle of Seil

An Cala, Isle of Seil, Argyll & Bute

An Cala is a fine garden designed by Thomas Mawson in the early 1930s, tucked between the rocky cliffs and the sea. A formal terrace built from local slate is complemented by winding paths and meandering streams with dams in many places to make... more

Crarae Garden [Garden]

Inveraray

Crarae Garden, Inveraray, Argyll & Bute


Discover the Stunning Crarae Garden Crarae Gardens stands amongst the exotic trees and shrubs, listening to the tumbling waterfalls of the burn, one could almost imagine one is in the Himalayas, rather than Argyll. The informal... more

Ardmaddy Castle Gardens [Garden]

Oban

Ardmaddy Castle Gardens, Oban, Argyll & Bute

Ardmaddy Castle gardens, in a most spectacular setting, are shielded to the north by mature woodlands, carpeted with bluebells and daffodils and protected from the Atlantic winds by the elevated Castle. The Walled Garden is full of magnificent... more

Arduaine Garden [Garden]

Arduaine, Oban

Arduaine Garden, Arduaine, Oban, Argyll & Bute


Explore the stunning Arduaine Garden Breathe in the fresh air and take a scenic stroll through Arduaine Garden, a wonderful garden tucked in the west coast of Scotland that benefits from the warming effect of the Gulf Stream... more

Loch Lomond SEA LIFE Centre [Attraction / Activity]

Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch

Loch Lomond SEA LIFE Centre, Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch, Argyll & Bute

Set in the impressive Drumkinnon Tower right next to the water, Loch Lomond SEA LIFE Centre is bursting with marine life and activities that should keep the kids amused for hours. Cammy, Scotland’s only giant sea turtle, is always a big hit with the... more

The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary [Attraction / Activity]

Barcaldine, Oban

The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary, Barcaldine, Oban, Argyll & Bute

Sitting in what has to be one of the most picturesque spots in Britain in a mature spruce forest on the banks of Loch Creran, the Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary’s primary focus is the rescue of abandoned common and grey seal pups. But there are plenty... more

Benmore Botanic Garden [Garden]

Dunoon

Benmore Botanic Garden, Dunoon, Argyll & Bute


Explore the Benmore Botanic Garden, Argyll, Scotland Benmore Botanic Garden is in the wonderful woodland setting of the Eachaig Valley, a garden steeped in history and surrounded by dramatic scenery. Boasting a world-famous... more

Machrihanish Golf Club [Golf Course]

Campbeltown

Machrihanish Golf Club, Campbeltown, Argyll & Bute

Machrihanish has a renowned 18 hole links and a nine hole course. It also has one of the best opening holes in golf according to many who know and when you face the drive across the bay, you'll know. The course is 6,235 yards in total and features... more

Inveraray Jail [Attraction / Activity]

Landmark Park, Carrbridge

Inveraray Jail, Landmark Park, Carrbridge, Argyll & Bute

Inveraray Jail is a living museum and top Scottish visitor attraction where real people portray life in a 19th century prison. Interact with costumed characters, watch courtroom trials, talk to the prisoners, meet the Warder, go to jail and witness... more

Machrihanish Dunes [Golf Course]

Machrihanish, Campbeltown

Machrihanish Dunes, Machrihanish, Campbeltown, Argyll & Bute

Machrihanish Dunes nestles alongside the original Machrihanish course completed by old Tom Morris in 1879, was designed by David McLay Kidd and opened in 2009. A classic links with spectacular views, it is kept in harmony with nature and provides the... more

The Hill House [Historic House]

Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh

The Hill House, Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute


Step back in time at The Hill House The Hill House is one of the finest of Charles Rennie Mackintosh´s domestic creations, sitting high above the Clyde commanding fine views of the river estuary. It was commissioned in 1902 by... more

The Machrie Golf Links [Golf Course]

Port Ellen, Isle of Islay

The Machrie Golf Links, Port Ellen, Isle of Islay, Argyll & Bute

Not to be confused with the nine-hole Machrie Bay on the Isle of Arran, Machrie was laid out in 1891 by Willie Campbell and modified by Donald Steel in the late 1970s, but he has not tampered too much with the original links course retaining numerous... more

Inveraray Castle & Garden [Historic House]

Argyll Estates Office, Cherry Park, Inveraray

Inveraray Castle & Garden, Argyll Estates Office, Inveraray, Argyll & Bute

Inveraray Castle was erected between 1745 and 1785 to replace an earlier traditional fortified keep. It was designed by Roger Morris and decorated by Robert Mylne. On display are the famous Armoury Collection, French Tapestries that were made... more

Riverside Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow

Riverside Museum, 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Opened in June 2011, the free Riverside Museum is the stunning home of Glasgow's transport and technology collection. Visitors can climb aboard some of the exhibits to get a real feel for vintage public transport by accessing four locomotive... more

Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House [Museum / Art Gallery]

University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow

Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City


Hunterian Art Gallery & The Mackintosh House, Glasgow Part of the University of Glasgow’s old and distinguished Hunterian Museum, The Hunterian Art Gallery is home to an outstanding collection of paintings by Rembrandt, Koninck,... more

Hunterian Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

The University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow

Hunterian Museum, The University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City


The Hunterian Museum Scotland’s first public museum, which opened its doors in 1807, the Hunterian Museum within Glasgow University is home to a cornucopia of exhibits collected by the late Dr William Hunter, an 18th century student –... more

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Argyle Street, Glasgow

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Since re-opening in 2006 following refurbishment, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has welcomed more than 10 million visitors. There are over 8,000 objects on display in 22 themed galleries, with everything from fine and decorative arts through... more

Paddle Steamer Waverley [Attraction / Activity]

Waverley Excursions Ltd, 36 Lancefield Quay, Glasgow

Paddle Steamer Waverley, Waverley Excursions Ltd, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Discover unique coastlines, dramatic gorges, mystical islands and famous seaside resorts aboard historic ships: Waverley – the last seagoing paddle steamer in the World. Marvel at the spectacular West Coast of Scotland with breathtaking mountain... more

Gallery of Modern Art [Museum / Art Gallery]

Royal Exchange Square, 361 Wellshot Road, Glasgow

Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow, Glasgow City

The Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) in Glasgow, sits in a neo-classical, pillared building in Exchange Square, once the hub of commercial activity in the city and now the pulse of 20th and 21st century artistic endeavour. Just a stone’s throw from the... more

The Burrell Collection [Museum / Art Gallery]

Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow

The Burrell Collection, Pollok Country Park, Glasgow, Glasgow City

After spending time in buzzing, urban Glasgow, it comes as rather a shock to find the world-famous Burrell Collection sitting in a woodland setting in the glorious Pollok Country Park. A quick cab ride from the centre of the city, this oasis of calm... more

Pollok House [Historic House]

2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow

Pollok House, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, Glasgow City


Discover the Beauty of Pollok House Pollok House is set in the grounds of Pollok Park, home to the Maxwell family for over 600 years. The present house, (c.1750) replaced three earlier structures and was extended in 1890. The house... more

Ben Nevis Distillery [Attraction / Activity]

Lochy Bridge, Fort William

Ben Nevis Distillery, Lochy Bridge, Fort William, Highland

Ben Nevis Distillery is one of the oldest licensed distilleries in Scotland. The distillery is nestled at the foot of Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis, which has a summit elevation of 4'406 feet above sea level. This imposing mountain provides... more

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art [Museum / Art Gallery]

2 Castle Street, Glasgow

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art, 2 Castle Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

The St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art aims to promote understanding and respect between people of different faiths and of none. Displays occupy three floors and are divided into four exhibition areas: the Gallery of Religious Art, the Gallery... more

People's Palace & Winter Gardens [Museum / Art Gallery]

Glasgow Green, Glasgow

People's Palace & Winter Gardens, Glasgow Green, Glasgow, Glasgow City

The People´s Palace Museum and Winter Gardens opened in 1898, the collection displays the historical, social and cultural history of Glasgow, and its people from 1750 to the present. Displays tell the story of the Tobacco Lords who lived in sumptuous... more

Greenbank Garden [Garden]

Flenders Road, Glasgow

Greenbank Garden, Flenders Road, Glasgow, Glasgow City


Find Inspiration at Greenbank Gardens Greenbank walled garden has 30 different areas to see, demonstrating different techniques and colour combinations for the amateur gardener. Plants are well labelled and are in good condition.... more

Fishing on the South Chesthill Estate [Attraction / Activity]

South Chesthill Estate, Glen Lyon, Aberfeldy

Fishing on the South Chesthill Estate, South Chesthill Estate, Aberfeldy, Perth & Kinross

The South Chesthill Estate enjoys over 6 miles of single and double bank fishing and 32 pools on the River Lyon, one of the major Tay tributaries, which is a beautiful and varied river. We have caught an average of 73 salmon per year over the last... more

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park [Historic House]

Brodick, Isle of Arran

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park, Brodick, Isle of Arran, Ayrshire


The Perfect Family Day out at Bodrick Castle, Garden and Grounds A classic Victorian Scottish baronial style estate, the castle sits grandly overlooking Brodick Bay and the Firth of Clyde with Goatfell Mountain as backdrop. The... more

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park [Garden]

Brodick, Isle of Arran

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park, Brodick, Isle of Arran, Ayrshire


Explore a Beautiful Scottish Garden The restoration of this garden at Brodick Castle began in the early 1900s and included planting of unusual species collected by great plant hunters like George Forrest. They include plants from... more

The Irvine Golf Club [Golf Course]

Sandy Road, Bogside, Irvine

The Irvine Golf Club, Sandy Road, Irvine, Ayrshire

Irvine begins with one of five par fours over 400 yards followed by short par fours at four and five which require accuracy on a course where gorse and heather line the fairways. Another long par four follows and then there is another short par four.... more

National Museum of Rural Life [Museum / Art Gallery]

Wester Kittochside, Philipshill Road, East Kilbride

National Museum of Rural Life, Wester Kittochside, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire

The National Museum of Rural Life is set on Wester Kittochside working farm in East Kilbride, Scotland, which is run according to 1950s agricultural methods and practices. Inside the farmhouse you get a real sense of what living on a farm was... more

Achamore Gardens [Garden]

Isle of Gigha

Achamore Gardens, Isle of Gigha, Argyll & Bute

Situated on the stunning, tranquil community-owned Isle of Gigha, one of the Hebridean Islands, sit 54 acres of wonderful sub-tropical plants – the Achamore Gardens. With the warming influence of the North Atlantic Drift providing an atmosphere in... more

Glasgow Gailes Links [Golf Course]

Gailes Links, Gailes Road, Irvine

Glasgow Gailes Links, Gailes Links, Irvine, Ayrshire

Glasgow Golf Club, founded in 1787, has two courses 35 miles apart. Old Tom Morris laid out the original parkland course five miles from Glasgow city centre at Killermont in 1903. Glasgow Gailes, designed by Willie Park Jnr, opened for play in 1892... more

Western Gailes Golf Club [Golf Course]

Gailes, Irvine

Western Gailes Golf Club, Gailes, Irvine, Ayrshire

Western Gailes is unusual layout in that the clubhouse is centrally located. The first four holes head north, the next nine holes head straight back along the coastline passing the clubhouse and the closing five holes head north again along the... more

Summerlee - The Museum of Scottish Life [Attraction / Activity]

Heritage Way, Coatbridge

Summerlee - The Museum of Scottish Life, Heritage Way, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire

Sprawling across 22 acres in Lanarkshire, Summerlee; the Museum of Scottish Life is an education in Celtic industrial history. Based on the site of the 19th century Summerlee Ironworks and a branch of the Monklands Canal, the museum comprises... more

Summerlee - The Museum of Scottish Life [Museum / Art Gallery]

Heritage Way, Coatbridge

Summerlee - The Museum of Scottish Life, Heritage Way, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire

It’s blast off at Summerlee Industrial Museum for the whole family, where the ironwork’s old furnaces can still be viewed and you can jump on board Scotland’s only electric tramway. Step back in time to the mid-19th century when the area was dubbed... more

Dundonald Links [Golf Course]

Ayr Road, Gailes

Dundonald Links, Ayr Road, Gailes, Ayrshire

Dundonald Links, situated only 40 minutes from Glasgow and 5 minutes from Prestwick Airport, on Scotland’s stunning Ayrshire coast, has quickly become recognised as one of Europe’s “must play” courses. Ranked one of Scotland’s best links, Dundonald... more

Famous Grouse Experience [Attraction / Activity]

Glen Turret, The Hosh, Crieff

Famous Grouse Experience, Glen Turret, Crieff, Perth & Kinross

Well, if you’re keen on whisky and you fancy learning a little bit more about how it’s made, you can’t go far wrong at The Famous Grouse experience. This is Scotland’s oldest distillery and the folks there offer a number of guided tours ranging in... more

Crieff Hydro Beauty Salon [Spa]

Crieff Hydro, Crieff

Crieff Hydro Beauty Salon, Crieff Hydro, Crieff, Perth & Kinross

Sprawling across a 900 acre estate the 4 star Crieff Hydro is set within the picturesque Strathearn Valley, an hours drive from Edinburgh and Glasgow. When it comes to relaxation, they’ve been leading the way since 1868 so you know you’re in good... more

Crieff Golf Club [Golf Course]

Ferntower, Perth Road, Crieff

Crieff Golf Club, Ferntower, Crieff, Perth & Kinross

Crieff is only an hours drive from Edinburgh and Glasgow but is surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of rural Perthshire. Built on gently sloping parkland in the grounds of Ferntower House, the 18 hole Ferntower course has hosted the Scottish Boys... more

Kilmarnock (Barassie) Golf Club [Golf Course]

29 Hillhouse Road, Barassie, Troon

Kilmarnock (Barassie) Golf Club, 29 Hillhouse Road, Troon, Ayrshire

Kilmarnock (Barassie) founded in 1887, has been extended to 27 holes, the new nine known as the Hillhouse blend in perfectly. A par 72 Open qualifying course of 6,817 yards from the back is now a stringent test requiring a full range of shots. An... more

Gleneagles (Queen's) [Golf Course]

Auchterarder

Gleneagles (Queen's), Auchterarder, Perth & Kinross

The Queen’s course, like the King’s designed by James Braid, opened in 1917. It passes through high ridges on the north and west sides of the estate with ditches as water hazards and measures less than 6,000 yards, par 68, from the medal tees. But... more

Gleneagles (The PGA Centenary) [Golf Course]

Auchterarder

Gleneagles (The PGA Centenary), Auchterarder, Perth & Kinross

The PGA Centenary Course is a modern classic, combining the best of both the Queen's and King's, created in 1993 by Jack Nicklaus, with five different tees at each hole, the championship markers spanning the 7,088 yards that will be used for the 2014... more

Gleneagles (King's) [Golf Course]

Auchterarder

Gleneagles (King's), Auchterarder, Perth & Kinross

James Braid fashioned the Gleneagles Hotel King's course that opened in 1919 set in the splendour of the Perthshire hills in Scotland. It has matured into one of the best moorland lay-outs in Scotland with majestic views of the Ochil Hills, Ben... more

Royal Troon Golf Club [Golf Course]

Craigend Road, Troon

Royal Troon Golf Club, Craigend Road, Troon, Ayrshire

Think of Royal Troon, 7,079 yards with par of 71, stretching along the Firth of Clyde with spectacular views of the Ailsa Craig and hills on Isle of Arran, and the short Postage Stamp hole comes to mind. It is one of the most famous in the world on... more

Shiskine Golf & Tennis Club [Golf Course]

Blackwater, Isle of Arran

Shiskine Golf & Tennis Club, Blackwater, Isle of Arran, Ayrshire

Shiskine is a most unusual course. Originally nine holes designed by Willie Fernie it became 18 after Willie Park was commissioned to extend the course. Six of the new holes fell into neglect during the first World War leaving now a 12-hole links on... more

Duchally Country Estate [Spa]

Gleneagles, Auchterarder

Duchally Country Estate, Gleneagles, Auchterarder, Perth & Kinross

Go on spoil yourself. On the Duchally Estate, surrounded by 27 acres of beautiful parkland in Perthshire, Beauty by Brenda is the go-to place for a hearty dose of indulgence. The list of full body treatments spans muscle easing Swedish massages and... more

Callendar House [Museum / Art Gallery]

Callendar Estate, Falkirk

Callendar House, Callendar Estate, Falkirk, Falkirk

One of Scotland´s finest country houses, Callender House tells the story of over 600 years of Scottish history and architecture. Costumed staff re-create the daily routines of the past, in the working Georgian kitchen, the Printers, General Store and... more

Callendar House [Historic House]

Callendar Park, Falkirk

Callendar House, Callendar Park, Falkirk, Falkirk

Ever wondered what the food that Georgians ate tasted like? Get a slice of life in the early 19th century during a visit to the kitchens at Callendar House in Falkirk, where costumed interpreters cook up dishes from 1825 to illustrate their stories... more

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