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Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve (SNH)
Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve (SNH)

Kinlochewe, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK

Britain's first National Nature Reserve is well-known for its ancient pinewoods and spectacular mountain scenery. Visitor…

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  • Arnol Blackhouse                                                                  © Historic Scotland                                                      www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Arnol Blackhouse (HS)

    Isle of Lewis, HS2 9DB

    A traditional Lewis thatched house, fully furnished, complete with barn, byre and stackyard.

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    Seamill South Beach

    Ardrossan, Scotland, UK

    A splendid sandy beach with great views of Arran.

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    Ardrossan (Boydston) Beach

    Ardrossan, Scotland, UK

    A superb long sandy beach stretching north from the harbour.

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    Seamill Beach

    Ardrossan, Scotland, UK

    A pleasant sandy beach near the town.

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  • Girdle Ness Lighthouse © Copyright Ian Cowe
    Girdle Ness Lighthouse

    Scotland, UK

    The wrecking of the whaling ship Oscar here in 1813 with the loss of all but two of her crew of 45 led to the building of...

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  • Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn  (HS)
    Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS)

    Rousay, Orkney, KW17

    A Neolithic chambered cairn with unusual arrangement of two burial chambers, one above the other.

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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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  • The Speyside Centre
    The Speyside Centre

    Dulnain Bridge, Inverness-shire, PH26 3PA

    Visit the multi award-winning Speyside Heather Garden and Visitor Centre. Up to 300 varieties of heathers providing all…

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    Hugh Miller's Cottage (NTS)
    Hugh Miller's Cottage (NTS)

    Cromarty, Ross-shire, IV11 8XA

    Into a life tragically cut short at the age of 54, Hugh Miller packed careers as a stonemason, bank accountant, geologist…

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    Claypotts Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Claypotts Castle (HS)

    Dundee, DD5 3JY

    This particularly fine three storey castle was built between 1569 and 1588.

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  • The World’s Largest Collection of Scotch Whisky
    Scotch Whisky Experience

    The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 2NE

    Experience the history and mystery of Scotland's most famous export.

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    Ardneil Bay

    Seamill, Scotland, UK

    A small sandy beach close to a castle.

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  • Melrose Abbey © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Melrose Abbey (HS)

    Melrose, Borders, TD6 9LG

    At one time probably the richest abbey in Scotland. Burial place of the heart of Robert the Bruce.

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    Traigh Hornais
    Traigh Hornais

    Isle of North Uist, Scotland, UK

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  • 1 Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve (SNH) Kinlochewe, Wester Ross, Scotland, UK
    2 Arnol Blackhouse (HS) Isle of Lewis, HS2 9DB 5 stars
    3 Seamill South Beach Ardrossan, Scotland, UK
    4 Ardrossan (Boydston) Beach Ardrossan, Scotland, UK
    5 Seamill Beach Ardrossan, Scotland, UK
    6 Girdle Ness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
    7 Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, KW17
    8 Political Martyrs’ Monument Edinburgh, EH1 3BJ
    9 The Speyside Centre Dulnain Bridge, Inverness-shire, PH26 3PA 4 stars
    10 Hugh Miller's Cottage (NTS) Cromarty, Ross-shire, IV11 8XA 5 stars
    11 Claypotts Castle (HS) Dundee, DD5 3JY
    12 Scotch Whisky Experience The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 2NE 5 stars
    13 Ardneil Bay Seamill, Scotland, UK
    14 Melrose Abbey (HS) Melrose, Borders, TD6 9LG 4 stars
    15 Traigh Hornais Isle of North Uist, Scotland, UK

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