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Braehead Shopping and Leisure Centre

Braehead Shopping and Leisure Centre (Kings Inch Road, Glasgow) — Braehead has more than 100 stores across its shopping centre and retail park and there are plenty of options for dining too. Marks & Spencer, Primark, Apple, Hollister, Gap, Sainsbury’s, Monsoon and IKEA are just some of the stores at Braehead where there are also […]

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Ayr Racecourse

Ayr Racecourse (2-6 Whitletts Road, Ayr) — at this location (1 ½ hour drive southwest of Edinburgh, via route M8), both locals and visitors can see the most prestigious, high-quality races held in Scotland. Home to the Scottish Grand National and William Ayr Gold Cup Festival, it’s no surprise the 13 furlong length track – […]

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All Bar One

All Bar One (29 George Street, Edinburgh) – this is a old school bar which prides itself on its selection of Scotch, as well as brews and wines. It also has an outdoor dining section, which is assuring for large groups passing through there. This is also a great place for visitors to chat with […]

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Britannia Spice Indian Restaurant

Britannia Spice Indian Restaurant (150 Commercial St, Ocean Drive, Edinburgh) – located near the Royal Yacht Britannia, Ocean Terminal shopping centre and the Scottish Executive, this is a critically-acclaimed restaurant with multi-ethnic cuisine including Indian, Bangladeshi, Nepali, Thai dishes. It has often been declared the best Indian restaurant in Edinburgh. Meals there include tandoori lamb […]

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Antonine Wall

Antonine Wall — the Antonine Wall was constructed in the AD 140s on the orders of the Emperor Antoninus Pius; for a generation it was the north-western frontier of the Roman Empire. Running for 60 km from modern Old Kilpatrick on the north side of the River Clyde to Bo’ness on the Firth of Forth […]

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About Scotland

Tourists visiting Scotland will surely come across a country with a lot of history. At least some of it goes back to the days of the Roman Empire, which extended as far northwest at England and Wales –then known as “Britannia” (occupying for periods of time portions of present-day Scotland, confirmed by the presence of […]