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Did You Know Scotland Has Eagles?
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Did You Know Scotland Has Eagles?

Pigeons, sparrows, the odd warbler. You’d be remiss for thinking the UK was only home to unimposing birds. There are buzzards, sure. They can be quite majestic. There are owls too— which are fascinating and striking looking but hidden by the night mostly....

8 Must See Places in the West Highlands of Scotland
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8 Must See Places in the West Highlands of Scotland

Haven’t been to Scotland? You’re missing out on what Rough Guides readers have crowned the most beautiful country in the world.  So, what does it take for a country to be crowned most beautiful? It’s a mixture between natural landscape and feeling. Scotland is not just another part of the British Isles, but a place of pilgrimage for travellers from all corners of the Earth....

Wild Scotland: 10 Magnificent Animals to Spot in the Highlands
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Wild Scotland: 10 Magnificent Animals to Spot in the Highlands

The awe-inspiring Scottish Highlands; deep pine forests swishing in the wind, crystal clear lochs and jagged, lonely mountains. Sir Walter Scott’s country (The Highland Widow, Waverley), of mystery, lore and – an abundance of wildlife. Certain parts of the Highlands (such as the Knoydart Peninsula) are considered wilderness areas, and some of the last places without true infrastructure...

10 Achingly Romantic Scottish Landscapes | Love the Wild
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10 Achingly Romantic Scottish Landscapes | Love the Wild

The most romantic day of year approaches. Soon enough, supermarkets, service stations and card shops will become temples of love. Not real love. Fluffy bear holding a heart love. So cheesy it belongs on a cracker. As always, the media will demand we buy chocolate, jewellery, red roses and so on. Perhaps some pretentiously named perfume. There’s nothing overtly offensive about this -but it doesn...

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