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Ardrossan South Beach

Ardrossan, Scotland, UK

A long, wide, sandy beach in the shallow South Bay.

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  • Butt of Lewis Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
    Butt of Lewis Lighthouse

    Scotland, UK

    Said to be the windiest place in the UK, it was a seriously isolated spot in 1862 when the tall, 37m (12 ft) red brick...

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  • Tarness Haven
    Tarness Haven

    Collieston, Scotland, UK

    This small sheltered shingle and sand beach is just to the north of Collieston and close to the Cransdale viewpoint car park.

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  • Fair Isle North Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
    Fair Isle North Lighthouse

    Scotland, UK

    First lit in 1892 this lighthouse was machine gunned and bombed by German aircraft on two occasions in 1941, the outhouses...

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  • Glenesk Folk Museum
    Glenesk Folk Museum

    Glenesk, Brechin, DD9 7YT

    A richly diverse collection including a smiddy, kitchen, old box bed, dairy & farming equipment, with superb archives.

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  • Glenkinchie Distillery
    Glenkinchie Distillery

    Pencaitland, Tranent, East Lothian, EH34 5ET

    Home of 'The Edinburgh Malt', located in rolling farmland of East Lothian. Includes exhibition and shop.

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    Loch Gruinart (RSPB)
    Loch Gruinart (RSPB)

    Bushmills, Isle of Islay, Argyll, PA44 7PR

    This exciting reserve on Islay, is famous for its large numbers of wintering geese, and breeding waders and birds of prey…

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  • Speyside Wildlife
    Speyside Wildlife

    Cairngorms National Park, Inverness-shire, PH22 1QU

    Speyside Wildlife runs fully inclusive, fully guided wildlife watching holidays and day trips throughout Scotland.

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  • Swanibost Sands (& Traigh Chumil)
    Swanibost Sands (& Traigh Chumil)

    Isle of Lewis, Scotland, UK

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  • Timberbush Tours
    Timberbush Tours

    The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 2ND

    1, 2 & 3 day tours of the Highlands. Discover Loch Ness, Glencoe, Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle, Isle of Skye & much more!

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  • Caledonian Canal (Neptune's Staircase, Corpach)
    Caledonian Canal (Neptune's Staircase, Corpach)

    Corpach, By Fort William, Scotland, UK

    Opened in 1822 this was one of the great engineering undertakings of its day. The eight locks at Corpach known…

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  • Broughty Castle Museum (HS)
    Broughty Castle Museum (HS)

    Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2TF

    Broughty Castle sits imposingly at the mouth of the Tay. Built in 1496 on a rocky promontory, it has faced many sieges and…

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    • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars
    Port Scalpaig
    Port Scalpaig

    Isle of North Uist, Scotland, UK

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  • Bornish Beach
    Bornish Beach

    Isle of South Uist, Scotland, UK

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  • General Register House
    General Register House

    Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

    The first purpose built record repository in Britain, it was designed in the late 18th century by Robert Adam and eventually...

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  • 1 Ardrossan South Beach Ardrossan, Scotland, UK
    2 Butt of Lewis Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    3 Tarness Haven Collieston, Scotland, UK
    4 Fair Isle North Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    5 Glenesk Folk Museum Glenesk, Brechin, DD9 7YT
    6 Glenkinchie Distillery Pencaitland, Tranent, East Lothian, EH34 5ET 5 stars
    7 Loch Gruinart (RSPB) Bushmills, Isle of Islay, Argyll, PA44 7PR
    8 Speyside Wildlife Cairngorms National Park, Inverness-shire, PH22 1QU
    9 Swanibost Sands (& Traigh Chumil) Isle of Lewis, Scotland, UK
    10 Timberbush Tours The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 2ND
    11 Caledonian Canal (Neptune's Staircase, Corpach) Corpach, By Fort William, Scotland, UK
    12 Broughty Castle Museum (HS) Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2TF 3 stars
    13 Port Scalpaig Isle of North Uist, Scotland, UK
    14 Bornish Beach Isle of South Uist, Scotland, UK
    15 General Register House Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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