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Latest Blogs

  • #Clydehour Questions 27th February 2014
    #Clydehour Questions 27th February 2014 Tonight is #Clydehour between 9-10pm GMT on Twitter of which we are the hosts. This month we are discussing the Commonwealth games in Glasgow this year. Please see the questions below:
  • Our day out at Culzean Castle
    Our day out at Culzean Castle There really is no hint of the magic about to enfold as we drive along the wide sweeping driveway on the way to Culzean Castle in south Ayrshire.
  • A week on the Clyde…
    A week on the Clyde… A Week on the Clyde…wasn’t enough... Join Elaine Cameron who chartered with Sailaway Scotland Yacht Charter, out of Largs.
  • Eilean Donan Castle - an Incredible Experience
     Eilean Donan Castle - an Incredible Experience The long, winding road to Dornie may seem never-ending, but when you finally turn round that last bend and you catch your first glimpse of the timeless beauty of Eilean Donan Castle sitting perfectly placed at the point where Loch…
  • Practical Tips When Choosing Self Catering
    Practical Tips When Choosing Self Catering There are a number of practical holiday tips that will serve you well whether your next self-catering holiday is in Scotland or anywhere else for that matter. For those who are new to the term ‘self-catering’ it is a type…

Latest Articles

  • Dunblane Cathedral
    Dunblane Cathedral One of Scotland’s noblest medieval churches. The lower part of the tower is Romanesque, but the larger part of the building is of the 13th century.
  • Balmacara Estate & Woodland Walks
    Balmacara Estate & Woodland Walks Covering 2,550 hectares (6,330 acres) on the Lochalsh peninsula, this traditional Highland crofting estate is a diverse mix of Scotland’s most beautiful landscapes. It encompasses croft and farm land, woodland, moorland, villages, coastline, saltmarsh, lochs and offshore islands, and offers stunning views across the water to the mountains of Skye…
  • Staffa National Nature Reserve
    Staffa National Nature Reserve Staffa is the stuff of legend – an unspoilt and uninhabited island of 32 hectares best known for its magnificent basalt columns and spectacular sea caves.
  • Iona
    Iona The Hebridean island of Iona has a significant history and a special, spiritual atmosphere that continues to attract and inspire thousands of visitors each year.
  • Almond Valley Heritage Centre
    Almond Valley Heritage Centre All the family will enjoy a wonderful day out at Almond Valley Heritage Centre, situated at the heart of Scotland just outside Livingston, West Lothian. Nestled in a pleasant riverside site with woods and green spaces that extend for almost a mile, there's so much to do and see. The…

Latest Tour Ideas

  • Golf and Fishing Tour
    Golf and Fishing Tour

    JD Scott Golf Tours offers you the opportunity to play golf on 2 of Ayrshires Championship golf courses, Barassie Links, British Open qualifying courses and the very impressive Belleisle Golf course, a very challenging course. We will also offer you the opportunity to fish the famous rivers of Scotland the Tay and the Spey where Our team of highly experienced qualified professional fishing guides will ensure that you have a day to remember. Our fishing experiences will include everything you require from permit and equipment to tuition and advice.

  • Ayrshire Golf Tour
    Ayrshire Golf Tour

    JD Scott Golf Tours will organise every aspect and fine detail of your golf tour so all you have to do is relax and enjoy some of the Scotland`s wonderful golfing links, visit the impressive Culzean castle and sample our world famous Scotch Whisky at the AD Rattray Whisky experience.

  • Rosslyn Chapel with Children
    Rosslyn Chapel with Children

    Rosslyn Chapel is famously regarded as the resting place of the Holy Grail and featured in the blockbuster hit "The Davinci Code". It is a medieval chapel that is situated in the Midlothian Region of Scotland within easy driving distance of Edinburgh.

Featured Listings

Palm Tree Cottage
Palm Tree Cottage
Port Patrick

The cottage has been aptly named as the Gulf Steam touches this corner of Scotland making the climate very temperate and if you find this hard to believe then visit Logan Botanic Gardens where plants from the South Seas flourish. The garden to Palm Tree Cottage has a palm tree reputed to be over 50 years old and viewed from the terrace the garden really does look tropical. There is an enticing view to the sea over the charming roof tops of this fishing village dating back historically some 500 years.

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First World War Liverpool Scottish


The Liverpool Jocks were sent to garrison in Edinburgh owing to movement of other Territorial...

Kilts and Captivity


A Jacobite soldier explains his part in the Jacobite uprising of 1745.

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John Muir Tour


On the 175th birthday of one of the founding fathers of conservation and to mark the launch of...