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On closer inspection a lot of these rocks turned out to be seals!

... I don't think so but let me check again for you!!

Bygone Relics · Talmine · Sutherland © Ian Cameron

Sunken Boats Loch Ard by Steve Kerr on 500px

From the outside Lochranza Castle looks like a typical late-medieval tower house - but on closer inspection, we find out that tower house has been contrived out of a much earlier, more modestly sized medieval structure known as a hall house. Two for the price of one! #history #Scotland

The farthest point north in the UK is found in the Shetland Islands, closer to Norway than the British mainland, with a population that doesn’t even really consider itself as Scottish. Up here you’re sure of both a warm welcome and cold winds. While the islands are a well-known site to view the northern lights in early spring and late autumn, a visit in midsummer will let you experience something equally alien – the “simmer dim”. From the sunset around 10.30pm until dawn at 3.30am, an…

Holy Isle and the Cave of St. Molaise; Arran, Scotland....Been to Arran years ago, would love to venture back and have a closer look

Here is how a small guidebook I bought on the ferry to the Isle of Mull opens: A traveller was asked by an old Highland gardener where she had been. When she told him he said “Ay! Iona is a v…

Our Guide to Northen Highlands and Islands Holiday Cottages -