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

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
Around Scotland

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...

Mystical Celtic Rainforests On Scotland’s West Coast
Around Scotland

Mystical Celtic Rainforests On Scotland’s West Coast

The moment someone says “rainforest”, we think of South America or Africa. Somewhere hot, with outrageously colourful birds. Without a doubt, Scotland doesn’t enter the equation. Although it should, because it has some of the rarest rainforest on earth. It’s about the associations we have with the word. If we split it into two, rain forest…...

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