Paisley Abbey was established as a priory by Walter FitzAlan, the first High Steward of Scotland, in 1163. The ancient site has since been burned down and rebuilt, with sections of its history linked to William Wallace, who was thought to have been educated by monks here. After exploring the historic abbey, tourists staying in Glasgow city hotels can take a look around the rest of Paisley and discover what life is like on the outskirts of Glasgow Scotland if they fancy spending the day away…
Take a stroll down the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland - the grandest street in the city. It runs between the castle and Holyrood Palace. But under all this fancy stuff is actually the remains of the old city "closes". You can go down and tour one of them (Mary King's Close), although the Real Mary King's Close tour is really overpriced and a little silly. You can still see lots of other 'closes' that have... Discovered by Jessica Bowler at The Royal Mile Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Highland Lochs, Glens and Whisky Day Trip in Edinburgh, Scotland
Book your adventure - Fancy sampling a wee dram o' whisky and exploring the rugged landscape of the Scottish Highlands? Combine the two on a small-group day trip from Edinburgh, and discover the real taste of Scotland! You’ll see the area’s beautiful scenery, full of lochs and glens, and sample Scotland’s favorite beverage. With a maximum group size of 16 passengers, this special full-day tour allows you to have
Looking across to Balmoral Castle from the south side. Balmoral Castle is a large estate house in Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It is located near the village of Crathie, 6.2 miles west of Ballater and 6.8 miles east of Braemar.
The knobbed spike from Skara Brae, Scotland could have been one of the fancy weapons or could also have been used as a fish gaff, a seal club or to dispatch animals, since a blow to the skull would fell a cow or ox instantly.