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Heads of Ayr

Dunure, Scotland, UK

A very busy sandy beach.

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  • Balranald Beaches
    Balranald Beaches

    Isle of North Uist, Scotland, UK

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  • Rosehearty Beach © Copyright David Hayes
    Rosehearty Beach

    Rosehearty, Scotland, UK

    A long sheltered beach it stretches east is a wide crescent from the harbour.

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  • McEwan Hall
    McEwan Hall

    Scotland, UK

    A venue for graduations, concerts and public functions the hall was paid for by Sir William McEwan founder of the Edinburgh...

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  • Political Martyrs’ Monument
    Political Martyrs’ Monument

    Edinburgh, EH1 3BJ

    This 90 foot obelisk, in the Calton Burial Ground, is sometimes known as the ‘Hamilton Obelisk’and was erected in 1844...

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  • Miltonduff Distillery
    Miltonduff Distillery

    Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 3TQ

    Situated on the River Lossie, near the ruins of Pluscarden Priory, the distillery was established in 1824.

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  • Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve (SNH)
    Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve (SNH)

    Nr Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK

    Rising above the heather moorland this reserve is important for its upland animals and plants, supporting species like…

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  • Grassmarket
    Grassmarket

    Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

    The largest open space in the Old Town, the Grassmarket was the site of a weekly market for cattle, horses and sheep, and...

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  • The Writers' Museum
    The Writers' Museum

    Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2PA

    Celebrating the lives of three great Scottish writers – Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.

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    CairnGorm Mountain Railway
    CairnGorm Mountain Railway

    by Aviemore, Inverness-shire, PH22 1RB

    Britain’s 6th highest mountain and which lies 9 miles east of Aviemore, in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park.

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    Loch Katrine
    Loch Katrine

    Loch Katrine, Callander, Stirling, FK17 8HZ

    A special experience for everyone. Daily cruises on the classic steamship 'Sir Walter Scott' and on 'Lady of the Lake'.

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  • Weavers Cottage Museum (NTS)
    Weavers Cottage Museum (NTS)

    Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, PA10 2JG

    This typical 18th-century handloom weaver's cottage houses the last of 800 looms working in this village in the 1830's.

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    Sawney Bean's Beach

    Ballantrae, Scotland, UK

    Small beach with grey sand and rocks at Balcreuchan Port.

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  • Brough of Birsay Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
    Brough of Birsay Lighthouse

    Scotland, UK

    This unusual lighthouse with its castellated tower was built in 1925. It is now solar powered. The tidal Island once had a...

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  • Strathy Bay
    Strathy Bay

    Scotland, UK

    A delightful beach. It has a river at one side, great sand dunes, cliffs and rocks.

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  • 1 Heads of Ayr Dunure, Scotland, UK
    2 Balranald Beaches Isle of North Uist, Scotland, UK
    3 Rosehearty Beach Rosehearty, Scotland, UK
    4 McEwan Hall Scotland, UK
    5 Political Martyrs’ Monument Edinburgh, EH1 3BJ
    6 Miltonduff Distillery Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 3TQ
    7 Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve (SNH) Nr Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, UK
    8 Grassmarket Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    9 The Writers' Museum Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2PA 3 stars
    10 CairnGorm Mountain Railway by Aviemore, Inverness-shire, PH22 1RB 4 stars
    11 Loch Katrine Loch Katrine, Callander, Stirling, FK17 8HZ
    12 Weavers Cottage Museum (NTS) Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, PA10 2JG 3 stars
    13 Sawney Bean's Beach Ballantrae, Scotland, UK
    14 Brough of Birsay Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    15 Strathy Bay Scotland, UK

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