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edinburgh underground ghost tour
Edinburgh and Lothians

The Edinburgh Underground Tours You Have to Try Once in Your Lifetime

Edinburgh is a city rich in history and culture. The old town, with its cobbled streets and historic buildings, is one of the most visited places in the city. Edinburgh is a city, where you’ll find hidden secrets. Some of these legends are about the ghosts that haunt the underground streets of Edinburgh. There are many tours that explore the area but which are the best underground ghost tours in Edinburgh?

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Fast Castle ruins
History

The Sheer Drama of the Ruins: Fast Castle

Fabulous coastal scenery and the sheer drama of the ruins, which are surrounded by cliffs that fall 100 to 150 feet. Fast Castle is a hidden gem in Berwickshire, South-East Scotland, in the Scottish Borders.   Used as the model for Wolf’s Crag in Sir

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Colinton TUNNEL painting older men with a dog
Edinburgh and Lothians

The Story Behind Scotland’s Largest heritage mural

Experience an immersive visual story, which celebrates the rich history of Colinton Village’s railway tunnel. As visitors walk through the tunnel, they are presented with a panorama illustrating life in the village to the present day. The mural in Colinton tunnel was created by Chris Rutterford and his team of professional and volunteer artists and over 600 local young and older people contributed along.

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The Clootie Well_
Myths and Legends

A Tale of Celtic Folklore: The Clootie Well in the Scottish Highlands

This is a tale of the Clootie Well. It’s a magical place that has been around for centuries. The well is said to be able to heal all ills, and it’s also been known to grant wishes.
In the old days, people would tie their clothes to the branches of the tree next to the well as an offering. They believed that this would bring them good health and cure their illness.

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History

The Guide to The Best Castles to Stay in Scotland

With the beauty of the Scotland castles architecture, you’ll be in awe seeing it right before you. Not to mention the castle hotel’s lavish restaurants, remote spas, and luxurious accommodations make you feel like royalty.
And you won’t want to leave – from rotating turrets to antique furnishings, these castles to stay in Scotland go all out when it comes to luxuries.⁣⁣

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ruins of ruthven barracks
History

Ruthven Barracks and the Jacobites: A Brief History

The location of Ruthven Barracks is an interesting place – it was formerly the castle of two medieval clans that are no longer in existence. It can be seen from miles away and dominates the head of the valley. Needless to say, its strategic location was important

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Mian entrance to the library
History

A hidden treasure: The Innerpeffray Library

Did you hear about this little hidden treasure: Library of Innerpeffray?  What a wonderful place!  If you love history, books and interesting stories, this is a place to go.  It’s Scotland’s first free public lending library founded in 1680 and used by the local community till 1968.

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Plockton hidden gems of Scotland
Places

Discover Scotland’s Hidden Gems with Tourist Guides

Scotland is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The country has a lot of hidden gems that are waiting to be discovered. From Scottish Borders rich history to remote Handa Island. From amazing geological scenery in Knapdale to secluded Plockton Coral beach 7 guides compiled a list of favourite hidden gems in Scotland that they think are worth visiting.
These places show Scotland at its best and they will not disappoint you if they are on your bucket list.

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10 Reasons Why I Fell In Love With Scotland
History

10 Reasons Why I Fell In Love With Scotland

Steeped in a rich and dynamic history, boasting miles of wild and unspoiled land along with friendly and hilarious locals, Scotland is a country that is hard not to fall in love with. Though Scotland is a rather small country, it effortlessly manages to make itself, its culture, and its beauty well-known around the world. That’s exactly what it did for me. Scotland pulled me in

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