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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Gibberd Garden [Garden]

Marsh Lane, Gilden Way, Harlow

The Gibberd Garden, Marsh Lane, Harlow, Essex

The Gibberd Garden is a highly individual creation of Sir Frederick Gibberd, the master planner of Harlow New Town. It is sited on the side of a small valley, which slopes down to a brook. Occupying some 7 acres, the garden was planned as a series of... more

Didcot Railway Centre [Attraction / Activity]

Didcot

Didcot Railway Centre, Didcot, Oxfordshire

Didcot Railway Centre is home to a collection of over twenty Great Western Railway steam locomotives based in the original engine shed or under restoration in the locomotive works, together with Great Western carriages and wagons. There is a typical... more

Hodsock Priory [Garden]

Blyth, Worksop

Hodsock Priory, Blyth, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Hodsock Priory and its garden are in the centre of the 800 acre Hodsock Estate which has been owned by the Buchanan family since 1765. The Snowdrop Gardens are open each year with a half-mile walk in the woods with carpets of snowdrops along with... more

Buscot Park [Garden]

Estate Office, Faringdon

Buscot Park, Estate Office, Faringdon, Oxfordshire


Discover, Buscot Park, a magnificent stately mansion and intimate family home Part owed by the National Trust and part owned by Lord Faringdon, Buscot House in Oxfordshire has fabulous grounds to explore across the seasons. The... more

Gawthorpe Hall [Historic House]

Burnley Road, Padiham, Burnley

Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Burnley, Lancashire


Discover 'the Downton of the north' at Gawthorpe Hall Gawthorpe Hall was built in the early 17th century for Sir Richard Shuttleworth although the family owned the estate for 200 years before. Much of the original plasterwork... more

Kew Palace [Historic House]

33 Kew Green, Richmond upon Thames

Kew Palace, 33 Kew Green, Richmond upon Thames, London


Explore a Royal Manor House untouched by History Built as a private house in 1631 and used by the royal family between 1729 and 1818, Kew Palace is an intimate regal home once enjoyed by George III, Queen Charlotte and their 15... more

Ayr Racecourse [Attraction / Activity]

2/6 Whitletts Road, Ayr

Ayr Racecourse, 2/6 Whitletts Road, Ayr, Ayrshire

Known to host some of the best horse racing in Scotland, the Ayr Racecourse meets the mark both in flat racing and the jumps. The beautifully-located course close to the coast yet really easy to get to by air, rail or road is home to the Scottish... more

Norton House Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Ingliston, Edinburgh

Norton House Hotel & Spa, Ingliston, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

At Norton House Spa, the traditional and modern blend together with consummate ease as the grand style of a traditional country mansion compliments an exclusive contemporary health club & spa. There are a range of therapies and treatments which... more

Chiltern Open Air Museum [Attraction / Activity]

Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles

Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire

The award winning Chiltern Open Air Museum is a great day out for families, with a 45 acre site to run around and explore. There are over 30 rescued historic buildings on display, including an Iron Age House, 1940s prefab, Victorian earth cottage and... more

Chilford Hall Vineyard [Attraction / Activity]

Balsham Road, Linton

Chilford Hall Vineyard, Balsham Road, Linton, Cambridgeshire

Chilford Vineyard cover 18 acres and the first vines were planted in 1972. The internationally famous Chilford Hall Vineyard, originally laid out in 1972 with further planting between 1974 and 1976, currently has 18 acres in production.... more

Cotswold House Spa [Spa]

Cotswold House Hotel, The Square, High Street, Chipping Campden

Cotswold House Spa, Cotswold House Hotel, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

While at some spas, you find yourself elbowed out from your peaceful swim by a noisy aqua aerobics class or jolted out of some quiet contemplation by children in armbands, at Decleor Spa, set in a converted coach house, they believe small and... more

Upton House & Gardens [Historic House]

Banbury

Upton House & Gardens, Banbury, Warwickshire


Explore the Beautiful Upton House and Gardens Upton House is an impressive mansion built in the 17th century on an earlier site, and was remodelled in the 1920s by the 2nd Viscount Bearsted, son of the founder of Shell Oil. He... more

Haddon Hall [Garden]

Bakewell

Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire


Explore the Gardens of Haddon Hall The gardens at Haddon Hall were cleared and replanted at the beginning of the 20th century, returning them to their former glory. Yew trees were planted as well as herbaceous borders; climbing ivy... more

Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Building [Museum / Art Gallery]

The Airfield, Manston Road, Ramsgate

Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Building, The Airfield, Ramsgate, Surrey

The Memorial Building houses wartime Spitfire & Hurricane fighter aircraft together with an ever expanding display of original and emotive memorabilia from the 1939-1945 war periods. Battle of Britain Tapestry. ´Dambusters´ and ´Channel Dash´... more

Wolverhampton Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Established in 1884, Wolverhampton Art Gallery is an award-winning hands-on art gallery situated in Wolverhampton town centre. The Gallery has substantial collections of both Contemporary Art and sumptuous displays of Victorian and Georgian... more

Belton House [Garden]

Grantham

Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire


Discover a quintessential English Country Estate Often referred to as the perfect country house, Belton House in Lincolnshire provides plenty to keep stately home lovers happy for the day. Wander the truly lovely deer park and... more

Royal Pavilion [Attraction / Activity]

4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton

Royal Pavilion, 4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton, East Sussex


Discover a world of colour inside The Royal Pavilion Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, this iconic Brighton Building mixes Regency grandeur with the visual style of India and China. Wander the halls with an... more

The Manchester Golf Club [Golf Course]

Hopwood Cottage, Rochdale Road, Middleton, Manchester

The Manchester Golf Club, Hopwood Cottage, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Hopwood Park was designed by Harry Colt and is a superb mix of parkland and moorland. It measures 6,490 yards and is divided by a wide ravine with a brook winding through it and there are innumerable gullies. There are three holes of 500 yards and... more

The Chestnut Centre [Attraction / Activity]

Castleton Road, Chapel le Frith, High Peak

The Chestnut Centre, Castleton Road, High Peak, Derbyshire

The Chestnut Centre is an escape from the bustle of life, in a secluded natural valley in the Peak National Park. The centre is home to 4 species of otters including the rare Giant Otter, 15 species of owl, tame fallow deer in the deer herd, foxes,... more

Wightwick Manor & Gardens [Garden]

Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton

Wightwick Manor & Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton, West Midlands


Explore the beautiful gardens of Wightwick Manor The Wightwick Manor´s 17 acre garden was designed by Alfred Parsons and Thomas Mawson. The main framework consists of large trees with an eye-catching octagonal arbour hung with... 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

Knightshayes [Garden]

Bolham, Tiverton

Knightshayes, Bolham, Tiverton, Devon


Explore the Beautiful Knightshayes Garden The celebrated Knightshayes Garden, was originally planned in the late 1870s and then replanted in the 1950s. Crisply-managed formal terraces and a rather formal woodland garden with a... more

Lord's Tour & MCC Museum [Attraction / Activity]

Lord's Ground, London

Lord's Tour & MCC Museum, Lord's Ground, London, London

Lord´s Tour & MCC Museum is renowned as the home of cricket and England´s premier ground for international matches. The fully guided tour includes the Pavilion, MCC Museum, which celebrates the 450 year history of the game, and many other places of... more

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