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This Is the Most Beautiful Country in the World, according to travelers per Rough Guides’ of their annual list, based on reader votes. The northernmost of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom. Stunning castles and quaint villages like something out of a fairy tale, relatively untouched beaches and gorgeous lochs characterize this gorgeous nation. (The Active Times 4-5-2019). Scotland is 30,090 sq-miles, about the size of South Carolina.

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Visit Dunnottar Castle for an unforgettable experience. A dramatic and evocative ruined cliff top fortress in a truly stunning Scottish location.

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Scotland Map Region Area As a geopolitical entity, Scotland comprises 186 islands, most of which are contained in ...

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The innovative north catching up : Compute Scotland

According to the latest statistics released by The Innovators Counselling and Advisory Service for Scotland (ICASS), Highlands and Islands account for 8.7% of Scotland’s innovation activity, placing the region third behind Glasgow and Edinburgh representing 15.8% and 13.5% respectively. The lowest levels of innovation are East Lothian (0.9%), Midlothian (0.7%) and Western Isles (0.6%).

We're spotlighting the 22 most beautiful cities in Europe. Get a glimpse of them here and then plan your dream Euro trip. Best Cities In Europe, World Cities, Countries Of The World, Travel Around The World, Around The Worlds, Places To Travel, Places To Go, Most Beautiful Cities, Dream Vacations

These 22 European Cities Look Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

We're spotlighting the 22 most beautiful cities in Europe. Get a glimpse of them here and then plan your dream Euro trip.

Portree, Scotland ~ Portree, the main town on Scotland’s Isle of Skye, is set on a natural harbor and surrounded by smooth cliffs. Tourists and locals frequent the area for fishing. Highlands Scotland, Pitlochry Scotland, Oban Scotland, Scotland Nature, Glasgow Scotland, Scotland Castles, Scotland Vacation, Scotland Travel, Scotland Hiking

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Situated in the Bavarian Alps, Mittenwald, Germany, is most commonly known for its ornately decorated, candy-colored homes and manufacturing of violins...

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The world is filled with places of magic and mystery, from natural wonders supposedly built by giants to caves and castles bound up with stories of sorcery. Here we pick 34 enchanting spots that even mere mortals can visit. Prepare to be spellbound.

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The UK’s prettiest small towns and villages revealed

Village greens, duck ponds, cobbled marketplaces, wood-beamed pubs and multi-coloured harbours with bobbing boats, Britain has rural idylls aplenty. We take a whistle-stop tour of the prettiest communities around the UK that are picture perfect – see if your area is one of them...

The Kelpies, Falkirk, Scotland ~  The largest equine sculpture in the world, the two horses' heads rise 98 feet (30m) above the surrounding area. Depicting kelpies (shape-shifting water spirits), the sculpture is a reference to the area's strong connection to horses that helped shape Scottish industry and economy. Located in the Forth Valley, Falkirk itself lies between Scotland's two biggest cities, Glasgow and the capital of Edinburgh. Lost Gardens Of Heligan, Pembrokeshire Coast, Top Destinations, Travel News, Banksy, Pilgrimage, Great View, Lonely Planet, Adventure Time

The world's most jaw-dropping sculptures and statues

There are thousands of public works of art around the world and many impress and surprise with their creativity and size. Whether carved in rock or covered in marble, dripping with gold or made from plants, these are some of the biggest, tallest and most awe-inspiring statues and sculptures worth seeking out on your travels.

Tobermory, Scotland~ You may recognize the bonny Scottish fishing hub as the town from the classic UK children’s TV show Balamory. The pretty port is home to the less kid-friendly Tobermory Distillery which, at the head of the bay, mainly produces a matured single malt whisky. The tiny town is also shrouded in mystery. According to legend, a gold-laden Spanish galleon ship lies undiscovered beneath the mud of the bay. Spanish Galleon, Top Destinations, World's Most Beautiful, Countries Of The World, World Heritage Sites, Small Towns, Kayaking, Scotland Uk, Explore

These are the world's most beautiful small towns

From historic citadels to snowy ski spots, these stunning small towns are brimming with beauty at every turn. Alive with culture, colour and quirky features found nowhere else on Earth, we explore the marvellous mini-metropolises across the globe that are sure to leave you spellbound. Read on for our pick of the 50 most beautiful towns in the world and find out which destination is our number one.

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Edinburgh ~ Tattoo pipers, fiddlers and dancers perform on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle in the capital of Scotland. The event is held each August as part of the Edinburgh Festival. Military musical spectacular filled with talented performers, pipes, drums, and visual lights and fireworks. Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Tattoo Edinburgh, Norse Tattoo, Viking Tattoos, Shoulder Armor Tattoo, Tattoo Prices, Edinburgh Festival, Warrior Tattoos, Military Tattoos

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Edinburgh ~ Tattoo pipers, fiddlers and dancers perform on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle in the capital of Scotland. The event is held each August as part of the Edinburgh Festival. Military musical spectacular filled with talented performers, pipes, drums, and visual lights and fireworks.

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Edinburgh Summer Fest takes place in August each year. It is a combination of five festivals: Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival Fringe, Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, and Edinburgh International Book Festival. Check www.edinburghfestivalcity.com for a schedule of times and events.

The Black Watch band paraded Edinburgh's Royal Mile from Edinburgh Castle to The Scottish Parliament. Here is The Royal Regiment performing in the parade. Scottish Parliament, Scotland Uk, Edinburgh Castle, Countries Of The World, South Carolina, Watch Bands, Stock Photos, Black, World Countries

The Black Watch band paraded Edinburgh's Royal Mile from Edinburgh Castle to The Scottish Parliament. Here is The Royal Regiment performing in the parade.

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Edinburgh: The annual Black Watch band paraded Edinburgh's Royal Mile from Edinburgh Castle to The Scottish Parliament whilst the troops guarded the Crown of Scotland.

Scottish Independence Day is also known as National Tartan Day and is celebrated on April 6th each year. It commemorates the Scottish Declaration of Independence, from which the American Declaration of Independence was modelled on. It also recognizes achievements of Americans of Scottish descent. Parades with bag pipers and Scottish dancers. Places In Scotland, Scotland Uk, Scottish Independence, Happy Independence Day, National Tartan Day, Alex Salmond, David J, Hey You, Liverpool Fc

Scottish Independence Day is also known as National Tartan Day and is celebrated on April 6th each year. It commemorates the Scottish Declaration of Independence, from which the American Declaration of Independence was modelled on. It also recognizes achievements of Americans of Scottish descent. Parades with bag pipers and Scottish dancers.