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A 16,000-acre estate including some of Scotland's finest mountain scenery.


This estate, at the northern tip of Shetland and Britain, extends to 3,830 acres. It comprises ten parcels of land, eight of which are on Unst, and includes a number of houses and agricultural buildings.

West Affric   

The National Trust for Scotland bought this important area in 1993 to protect its wild land character, to restore its natural flora and secure one of the most popular east/west paths in the Highlands.

Absolute Escapes Limited   

Edinburgh based travel company specialising in tailor-made walking trips, self drive itineraries and group tours and events in Scotland. Please visit our website to find out more about our packages.

Angus Glens   

Scottish community site aimed at attracting visitors to enhance the social and economic development of the area.

Balmacara Estate & Lochalsh Woodland Garden   

A crofting estate with outstanding views of Skye and Applecorss.


The Visitor Centre at Culloden depicts the Battle of Culloden, the last battle the Jacobites fought.


On 27 July 1689, the Pass of Killiecrankie echoed with the sound of battle cries and gunfire.

Kintail & Morvich   

A magnificent stretch of West Highland scenery, the estate includes the Falls of Glomach and the Five Sisters of Kintail.

Machrihanish Online   

Information on Machrihanish, nr Campbeltown, Argyll

St Kilda   

Remote and spectacular, the St Kilda archipelago lies 41 miles west of North Uist.

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