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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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Balmacara Estate & Woodland Walks [Attraction / Activity]

Balmacara, Kyle of Lochalsh

Balmacara Estate & Woodland Walks, Balmacara, Kyle of Lochalsh, Highland


Experience the Beauty of Scotland at the Balmacara Estate Balmacara Estate offers a diverse mix of beautiful landscapes, coastline and stunning views across to the mountains of Skye. Enjoy a stroll through the mature woodland with... more

Seaprobe Atlantis [Attraction / Activity]

Old Ferry Slipway, Kyle Of Lochalsh, Isle of Skye

Seaprobe Atlantis, Old Ferry Slipway, Isle of Skye, Highland

The Seaprobe Atlantis is totally unique, custom-built, and offers you an experience that no other boat in Britain can match. Operating within the Marine Special Area of Conservation at Kyle of Lochalsh in Scotland, the Atlantis gives you a unique... more

Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort [Golf Course]

Earl of Mar Estate, Bishopton, Glasgow

Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort, Earl of Mar Estate, Glasgow, Renfrewshire

It is hard to believe that the Earl of Mar course less than half-an-hour from the centre of Glasgow was only constructed in 2010 by Dave Thomas, creator of classic Spanish courses San Roque and La Manga, plus, among others, The Belfry and Bowood in... more

Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort [Spa]

Earl of Mar Estate, Bishopton, Glasgow

Mar Hall Golf & Spa Resort, Earl of Mar Estate, Glasgow, Renfrewshire

The Spa at Mar Hall features 11 treatment rooms, Rasul mud Chamber and Relaxation areas. DECLÉOR has dedicated 38 years to researching the science of Aromatherapy. It is this unrivalled expertise, groundbreaking product innovations and advanced... more

Attadale Gardens [Garden]

Strathcarron

Attadale Gardens, Strathcarron, Highland

Attadale House was built in 1755 by Donald Matheson. Gardens and woodlands were started in 1890 by Baron Schroder and planted with rhododendrons, azaleas and specimen trees. Since the storms of the 1980s, owners Ewen and Nicky Macpherson have planted... 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

Cluny House Gardens [Garden]

Cluny House, Aberfeldy

Cluny House Gardens, Cluny House, Aberfeldy, Perth & Kinross

Bobby and Betty Masterton created 2.4 hectare Cluny House Gardens out of a few conifers, beech trees and oaks when they arrived in the 1950s and the result you see today is a magical North American woodland setting in which you’ll find some of... 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

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

High Street, Paisley

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire

The Paisley Museum & Art Galleries is home to the world´s largest collection of Paisley Shawls, a selection of which are always on display. Museum staff demonstrate the weaving techniques on reproductions of the original Jacquard looms used in the... more

Coats Observatory [Attraction / Activity]

Paisley Museum, High Street, Paisley

Coats Observatory, Paisley Museum, Paisley, Renfrewshire

Opened in 1883, Coats Observatory in Paisley is the oldest public conservatory in Scotland and still offers a fascinating day out for those with an interest in the solar system. Despite its age, this working Victorian observatory has a... 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

Kingussie Golf Club [Golf Course]

Gynack Road, Kingussie

Kingussie Golf Club, Gynack Road, Kingussie, Highland

Kingussie has spectacular views of the Cairngorms but it's not that difficult to walk with a couple of climbs at the fourth and eighth. The fairways are wide and while the River Gynack comes into play on some holes and the greens are superb. It's not... 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

Killiecrankie [Attraction / Activity]

Pitlochry

Killiecrankie, Pitlochry, Perth & Kinross


Experience the natural thrills of Killiecrankie Daredevils, nature lovers and historians all have a place at Killiecrankie. A stunning example of Scotland’s awe-inspiring scenery, the River Garry is set in a breathtaking deep... 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

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

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

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

Spa Uniq [Spa]

Spa Uniq, Kirkmichael Road, Pitlochry

Spa Uniq, Spa Uniq, Pitlochry, Perth & Kinross

Spa Uniq is nestled in the beautiful Perthshire countryside, a hidden gem and voted number one by Tripadvisor. Offering individual treatments and spa days, with a uniquely personal service, Spa Uniq is one of the only spas in Europe that offer use... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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