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Hello, and welcome to Undiscovered Scotland, the ultimate online guide to Scotland. The site is a combination of visitor guide, accommodation listing and business directory, and aims to show you what the country is really like.

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In Focus

Sandwood Bay Sandwood Bay is the most magnificent beach in the UK. Not far south of Cape Wrath, it offers nearly a mile and half of wide pinkish sand backed by sand dunes and a loch, and is flanked by cliffs and an impressive sea stack. It faces straight into the worst the North Atlantic can throw at it. Part of what keeps Sandwood Bay so very special is that no one gets here without effort. The nearest public road is over four miles away, and you walk the rest. ( More ...)

On This Day

30 March 1296: King Edward I of England attacks Berwick-upon-Tweed. Accounts differ, but some two-thirds of a population of perhaps 12,000 men, women and children are massacred.

30 March 1973: The death of Sir Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton and 11th Duke of Brandon, a pioneering aviator and the man who Deputy German Führer Rudolph Hess flew to Scotland to try to see in May 1941.

30 March 1824: HM Frigate Unicorn is launched from the No.4 slipway in the Chatham Royal Dockyards. Today she can be visited in Dundee.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of Blair Castle in Perthshire, the ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl; and a view of the Forth Bridge, or Forth Rail Bridge, the eighth wonder of the world when built, and still magnificent.

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