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Scotland

When to Visit Scotland – What You Need to Know

When to visit Scotland depends heavily on region, time of year, and what you are looking to do. The country is awash in seasonal activities, varied weather patterns, and cultural festivals specific to certain times of the year. I have been to Scotland over a dozen times and I’m still finding amazing places to visit. …

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Top 10 Things to Do in Edinburgh: What You Absolutely Can NOT Miss

Edinburgh is one of the neatest capital cities of Europe. The capital of Scotland has a long and illustrious tradition spanning over 600 years, which has preserved the a vibrant historic district.  But Edinburgh has kept up with the times leaving the city a beautiful mix of new and old. The city has undergone many periods …

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11 Best Castles in England, Scotland, and Wales

All over Britain you will find magnificent castles in all shapes and sizes. With literally hundreds of castles scattered throughout Britain, there is no lack of options for an enthused traveler to explore. But, your travel time is limited and you must choose from an abundance of great options. I have toured these countries from …

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Top 10 Cathedrals in England, Scotland, and Wales

Guidester builds digital travel guides, just for you, so you travel worry-free & with confidence. Learn More Far from your average medieval church, the most exquisite spiritual centers in England, Scotland, and Wales are a testament to the imagination and meticulous craftsmanship of mankind. These amazing structures can be found in every corner of Britain. …

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top things to see in the highlands

Top Things to See in the Highlands

Scotland’s Highland region, covering the northern two-thirds of the country, holds much of the mainland’s most spectacular scenery. You may be surprised at just how remote much of it still is. The vast peat bogs in the north, for example, are among the most extensive and unspoiled wilderness areas in Europe. There are even a …

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