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As tour guides in Scotland we are ever learning new and interesting facts about the beautiful country we live in. In this section you will find some interesting facts about Scotland. If you want to know more we suggest you book a tour with us :-)
Below are some familiar words usually found within place names in Scotland. The list will help you understand how these came to being. The majority of these place names are derived from Scots Gaelic words for geological features in conjunction with river names. Hard to explain but with the examples below I am sure you will understand this much better.
Some information on how to best see Scotland. By purchasing a Historic Scotland membership, Scottish Heritage Pass or Scotland Explorer Pass you can make huge saving when visiting castles, estates, some distilleries and more on your Scottish tour.