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Scotland Travel Guide
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'Heart of the ancient Celtic kingdom'

Scotland’s rugged mountain peaks sweep down to lochs glistening in remote glens like Glen Affric near Inverness and Loch Trool in Galloway. The coastline, with white sandy beaches, sheltered bays and rocky cliffs looks out to the remote islands on the Atlantic. To the south, the hills of the Borders, lowland pastures and extensive woodlands present a softer beauty.

Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, is one of the outstanding cities of the world, where the Medieval Old Town contrasts with the Georgian New Town. Other towns, notably Glasgow, display rich Victorian architecture. Everywhere you’ll find castles and houses, prehistoric forts, stone circles and burial mounds, particularly at the Neolithic Heart of Orkney, Scotland’s latest addition to the list of World Heritage Sites.

Scotland’s musical heritage has feet tapping to bagpipes, fiddles and accordions. The best Celtic melodies can be heard at either the Girvan Traditional Folk Festival in May or the Newcastleton Festival in July. This country is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. One can play golf on the world’s most famous course at St Andrews or go fishing, sailing, diving, or join the walkers, cyclists and climbers on the hills, in woodlands and on country lanes. At the end of the day relax with Scotland’s greatest export, a dram of fine malt whisky.
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