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Historic Scotland Explorer Pass
"Choose from two different passes to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the Scottish heritage attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Select the 3-day pass to be used on any three days in a period of five consecutive days from first use or the 7-day pass to be used on any 7 days in a period of 14 consecutive days from first use. When you redeem your voucher for your Historic Scotland Explorer Pass you’ll also receive a pack showing the locations of the sites with a souvenir ‘passport’ book; simply ask each site to stamp the book on admission for a memento of your time in Scotland.Both passes include entry to a staggering 78 attractions all from the Orkney Islands in the north to Dumfries and Galloway in the south. Learn about ancient Scottish clans at sites like Skara Brae Prehistoric Village and discover majestic fortifications and towering turrets at some of Scotland’s finest castles. Scotland’s two top dogs – Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle – are both included in the pass
From GBP30.00
 
Historic Scotland Explorer Pass
"Choose from two different passes to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the Scottish heritage attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Select the 3-day pass to be used on any three days in a period of five consecutive days from first use or the 7-day pass to be used on any 7 days in a period of 14 consecutive days from first use. When you redeem your voucher for your Historic Scotland Explorer Pass you’ll also receive a pack showing the locations of the sites with a souvenir ‘passport’ book; simply ask each site to stamp the book on admission for a memento of your time in Scotland.Both passes include entry to a staggering 78 attractions all from the Orkney Islands in the north to Dumfries and Galloway in the south. Learn about ancient Scottish clans at sites like Skara Brae Prehistoric Village and discover majestic fortifications and towering turrets at some of Scotland’s finest castles. Scotland’s two top dogs – Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle – are both included in the pass
From GBP30.00
 
Private Day Trip to Culloden and Clava Cairns from Edinburgh
"You will be picked up from your Edinburgh accommodation at 8AM (08:00).  You will travel across the River Forth and head into the Scottish Highlands.  There will be time for a comfort stop along the way.  Your first stop of the day will be at Culloden Ba here you will have time to explore the Visitor Centre and walk around the Battlefield before lunch.  After lunch you will travel to Clava Cairns to walk around the Standing Stones.  On your return journey to Edinburgh you have the option to visit a Whisk""Day trip from Edinburgh to Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre. Then walk around Clava Cairns (4000 year old Standing Stones and Burial Cairns).  Driving through some stunning highland scenery.  There is also the option to visit a Whisky Distillery.title=Highlights&1=Private+full-day+trip+from+Edinburgh+to+Culloden+and+Clava+Cairns%2C+with+air-conditioned+transport&2=Admire+the+scenery+on+a+drive+across+the+Forth+Bridge+and+into+the+Scottish+Highlands&3=Visit+the+Culloden+Battlefield+and+Visitor+Cen"""Edinburgh
From GBP625.00

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The Witch's Stone

The Witch's Stoen at the side of the road, going out of town, marks the point at the bottom of the hill, from which suspected witches were rolled down the hill in spiked barrells. It doesn't say how...
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The Thomson Monument

On the site of Forres Castle stands an obelisk commemorating James Thomson, who served as a surgeon in the Crimea and saved many lives.Although born in Cromarty the townsfolk, at that time, did not...
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Nelson Tower

Built in 1806 to commemorate Admiral Lord Nelson and his victory at Trafalgar. The Tower gives a superb view of Forres, Findhorn Bay and the Moray Firth. It wasn't open when we were there so we didn't...
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St Laurence Church

There are many fine buildings in Forres, but none dominates it quite like St Laurence Church, a magnificent neo-Gothic building towering over the centre of this ancient town. Today's St Laurence...
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Sunken Garden

Part of grant park, the Sunken Garden is part of the magnificent gardens that make Forres one of the UK's best floral towns. Nearby are also Floral Sculptures, Woodland Walks, Children's Play Area,...
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The Falconer Museum

Founded in 1871, the museum displays objects relating to Forres including musical instruments and memorabilia belonging to the late Roy Williamson of The Corries. Opening Admission: Free Hours of...
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Mercat Cross

The Mercat Cross signifies the towns right to hold a market. It stands in the centre of the High Street in front of the Tolbooth Building. It is in the Gothic style of architecture and stands some 13m...
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The Tolbooth

Work on the present day Tolbooth began in 1838 but there has been a Tolbooth on this site since the twelfth century.The principal purpose of the Tolbooth throughout its history has been as a prison,...
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Sueno's Stone

This is what we came primarily to Forres to see. An ancient pictish standing stone - Sueno's Stone stands some 7 m tall. It was most likely erected just before the start of this millennium, possibly...
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A grand entrance

This is the town where the opening scenes of Macbeth are played out and there's also a "welcoming" reminder that it's a town where witches were burnt at the stake in the 17th century. Fortunately,...
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Others

The first shot is of a bridal gown shop but the second is of much more interest as it is the main church, St Laurence, which stands on a site which has been used for Christian worship since the middle...
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A blooming good idea

One cannot help but be aware that this town has community pride. Any that labours to garner this many awards must have something going for it, though I did note the 21st century awards were a little...
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Falconer Museum

The falconer Museum faces the High Street at the end of Tolbooth Street in the centre of the town and is home to an interesting range of exhibitions focusing on the heritage of Forres and the...
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The enquiring mind

I love it when you're in a foreign country, especially the villages and small towns. You can walk freely about and, if you're interested and have a keen eye, you'll notice lots of quirky things....
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