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Royal Dornoch Golf Club [Golf Course]

Golf Road, Dornoch

Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Golf Road, Dornoch, Highland

Records show that the natural landscape that defines golf in Dornoch has hosted golfers since 1616 and the club, which was formed in 1877, has has now been a Royal club for over 100 years! Tom Watson, 5 times Open Champion, an honorary member said... more

Cawdor Castle [Historic House]

Nairn

Cawdor Castle, Nairn, Highland

Shakespeare lovers may already be acquainted with Cawdor Castle, eight miles east of Culloden, as it plays an integral role in the story of Macbeth. But whether you’ve read the play or not, the sight of Cawdor’s fairy tale turrets, gargoyles and... more

Cawdor Castle and Gardens [Garden]

Cawdor Castle, Nairn

Cawdor Castle and Gardens, Cawdor Castle, Nairn, Highland

The oldest garden north east of Cawdor Castle was enclosed with walls and bastions in 1620, and cultivated in the old fashioned manner where soft fruits, flowers, vegetables and fruit trees were mingled closely together. Today this garden has been... 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

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

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

Dunvegan Castle & Gardens [Historic House]

Dunvegan House, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye

Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, Dunvegan House, Isle of Skye, Highland

Dunvegan Castle & Gardens: Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without savouring the wealth of history and clan legend at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and ancestral home to the Chiefs of Clan... more

Boat of Garten Golf Club [Golf Course]

Nethybridge Road, Boat of Garten

Boat of Garten Golf Club, Nethybridge Road, Boat of Garten, Highland

Described as the hidden gem of the Highlands in an Alps-like setting, James Braid designed the 5,870-yard lay-out after the club started with six holes in 1898. The incomparable view from the clubhouse over the first and second fairways to the... more

Dunbeath Castle [Garden]

Dunbeath

Dunbeath Castle, Dunbeath, Highland

Dunbeath Castle garden was remodelled and landscaped in the mid 19th century. The walled garden was first laid out in 1860 and has had various ´make-overs´ in the last 140 years. It has herbaceous borders and a mix of vegetables, shrubs and flowers... more

Brora Golf Club [Golf Course]

Golf Road, Brora

Brora Golf Club, Golf Road, Brora, Highland

James Braid had the vision to create something of great beauty at Brora says Ronan Rafferty. Little has changed since his visit in 1923 and the course can take your breath away. Brora has all the attributes of the Scottish seaside links - an easy... more

Inverness Museum & Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Castle Wynd, Inverness

Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Wynd, Inverness, Highland

Sitting beneath the looming grandeur of the town's castle, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery manages to find a coherent narrative between the context of the area and the wider world, weaving together local and international history. The art and... more

Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum of the Isles [Attraction / Activity]

Armadale, Sleat

Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum of the Isles, Armadale, Sleat, Highland

Magnificent highland estate in south Skye, the last ancestral home of the Macdonalds of Sleat, now operated by the Clan Donald Lands Trust. Visitors can explore 40 acres of historic gardens and woodland walks around the romantic ruins of Armadale... more

The Castle & Gardens of Mey [Garden]

Mey, Thurso

The Castle & Gardens of Mey, Mey, Thurso, Highland

The Queen Mother fell in love with the Castle and Gardens of Mey on the north coast of Caithness in Scotland when she saw it for the first time in 1952 - and little wonder. This enchanting edifice and crumbling garden had a magic about them that... more

Tain Golf Club [Golf Course]

Chapel Road, Tain

Tain Golf Club, Chapel Road, Tain, Highland

With views across the Dornoch Firth, Tain's setting is dramatic with the estuary on one side and the mountains of Easter Ross on the other. John Sutherland revised the layout, but there are still 11 of Old Tom Morris's greens in use on the 6,404 yard... more

The Castle & Gardens of Mey [Historic House]

Mey, Thurso

The Castle & Gardens of Mey, Mey, Thurso, Highland

With a rich and bloody history that involves aristocratic brothers locking one another up and fratricide, the Castle of Mey on the northern shores of Caithness in Scotland is a historic treasure to savour. The castle was built by the fourth Earl of... more

Inverewe Garden & Estate [Garden]

Poolewe

Inverewe Garden & Estate, Poolewe, Highland


Explore a Stunning Scottish Garden This world-famous historic garden is one of Scotland’s most popular botanical attractions. The garden is nurtured by the warm currents of the North Atlantic Drift, and is set amidst some of 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

Nairn Golf Club [Golf Course]

Seabank Road, Nairn

Nairn Golf Club, Seabank Road, Nairn, Highland

Nairn is one of the most spectacular seaside courses in Scotland. The sea is in play on six of the first seven holes and the fifth is one of the best - a terrific 390-yard par four which requires a straight drive - anything right is on the beach - to... more

Boat of Garten Golf Club [Golf Course]

Nethybridge Road, Boat of Garten

Boat of Garten Golf Club, Nethybridge Road, Boat of Garten, Highland

Described as the hidden gem of the Highlands in an Alps-like setting, James Braid designed the 5,870-yard lay-out after the club started with six holes in 1898. The incomparable view from the clubhouse over the first and second fairways to the... more

Cairngorms National Park [Attraction / Activity]

14 The Square, Grantown-on-Spey

Cairngorms National Park, 14 The Square, Grantown-on-Spey, Moray

You could easily spend two weeks in the Cairngorm National Park alone – it’s the biggest national park in Britain and is veritably stuffed with things to see and do. Not surprising, since it has Britain’s largest and highest mountain range and is a... 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

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

The Castle & Gardens of Mey [Garden]

Mey, Thurso

The Castle & Gardens of Mey, Mey, Thurso, Highland

The Queen Mother fell in love with the Castle and Gardens of Mey on the north coast of Caithness in Scotland when she saw it for the first time in 1952 - and little wonder. This enchanting edifice and crumbling garden had a magic about them that... more

The Castle & Gardens of Mey [Historic House]

Mey, Thurso

The Castle & Gardens of Mey, Mey, Thurso, Highland

With a rich and bloody history that involves aristocratic brothers locking one another up and fratricide, the Castle of Mey on the northern shores of Caithness in Scotland is a historic treasure to savour. The castle was built by the fourth Earl of... more

Keith & Dufftown Railway [Attraction / Activity]

Dufftown Station, Dufftown

Keith & Dufftown Railway, Dufftown Station, Dufftown, Moray

North East Scotland is one of the hidden gems of the UK, an area redolent with history and renowned for its friendly welcome. It’s a land of mountain and glen, open moorland, deep forests, lochs and rolling farmland; dotted with castles, cut by fast... 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

Leith Hall, Garden & Estate [Garden]

Huntly

Leith Hall, Garden & Estate, Huntly, Aberdeenshire


Explore the Stunning Gardens of Leith Hall Leith Hall gardens have year round interest including flowering trees and shrubs, roses, fruit, vegetables and ornamental grasses. In summer the zigzag herbaceous border and serpentine... more

Leith Hall, Garden & Estate [Historic House]

Huntly

Leith Hall, Garden & Estate, Huntly, Aberdeenshire


Discover the History of Leith Hall Leith Hall is a charming and intimate Scottish family home dating back to 1650. The house offers a unique insight into the lives, loves and tragedies of the Leith-Hay family over the last four... 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

Duff House Royal Golf Club [Golf Course]

Barnyards, Banff

Duff House Royal Golf Club, Barnyards, Banff, Aberdeenshire

Duff House was planned by James Braid in 1910 before Alister Mackenzie redesigned it in 1923. It is a flat, beautifully manicured parkland course with little rough and big two-tiered greens. The emphasis is placed on natural beauty rather than... more

Macduff Marine Aquarium [Attraction / Activity]

11 High Shore, MacDuff

Macduff Marine Aquarium, 11 High Shore, MacDuff, Aberdeenshire

After a spot of dolphin and whale watching in the Moray Firth, head down to the Macduff Marine Aquarium to learn more about this scenic stretch of water in the North Sea. The aquarium focuses on the sea life that seethes beneath the ocean here and... 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

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

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

Fyvie Castle [Garden]

Fyvie, Turriff

Fyvie Castle, Fyvie, Turriff, Aberdeenshire


Explore the Stunning Grounds at Fyvie Castle Fyvie Castle was once a royal stronghold, one of a chain of fortresses throughout medieval Scotland. The five towers are traditionally associated with the five successive families that... more

Fyvie Castle [Historic House]

Fyvie, Turriff

Fyvie Castle, Fyvie, Turriff, Aberdeenshire


Visit one of Scotland's most Beautiful Castle Fyvie Castle was once a royal stronghold, one of a chain of fortresses throughout medieval Scotland. The five towers are traditionally associated with the five successive families... 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

Castle Fraser, Garden & Estate [Historic House]

Inverurie

Castle Fraser, Garden & Estate, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire


Discover 400 years of History at Castle Fraser, Gardens and Grounds The atmospheric baronial Castle Fraser was first constructed in 1575 and has a rich, noble and sometimes grusome history. The castle contains many Fraser family... more

Castle Fraser, Garden & Estate [Garden]

Inverurie

Castle Fraser, Garden & Estate, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire


Discover 400 years of History at Castle Fraser, Gardens and Grounds The atmospheric baronial Castle Fraser was first constructed in 1575 and has a rich, noble and sometimes grusome history. The castle contains many Fraser family... 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

Haddo House [Historic House]

Methlick, Ellon

Haddo House, Methlick, Ellon, Aberdeenshire


Explore one of Scotland's finest Stately Homes Haddo House was designed by William Adam for the 2nd Earl of Aberdeen in 1732, but refurbished in the 1880s. The House elegantly blends crisp Georgian architecture with sumptuous late... 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

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

Pitmedden Garden [Garden]

Ellon, Aberdeen

Pitmedden Garden, Ellon, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire


Explore the stunning Pitmedden Garden Pitmedden is a breath-taking 17th century garden featuring over 5 miles of box hedging arranged in intricate patterns to form six parterres, filled with some 40,000 plants bursting with colour... more

Fraserburgh Golf Club [Golf Course]

Philorth Links, Fraserburgh

Fraserburgh Golf Club, Philorth Links, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire

Fraserburgh Golf Club is one of Scotland’s oldest clubs and was founded in 1777 although records show a form of golf was played there as early as 1613. The present par 70, 6,308-yard Corbie Hill course was shaped by James Braid in 1922, 31 years... 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

Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate [Historic House]

Banchory

Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory, Aberdeenshire


Visit the Enchanting Crathes Castle A wonderful 16th century granite tower house decorated with dramatic gargoyles, overhanging turrets and little conical roofs, Crathes Castle has four storeys and an attic to explore. The... more

Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory, Aberdeenshire


Explore the Stunning Grounds of Crathes Castle Crathes Castle´s walled garden is really eight gardens, ranging from the formal to the modern. The massive yew hedges were planted as early as 1702, while the Golden Garden was... 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

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