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This is a village worth stopping at on any tours of Ireland. The scones alone at the tourist centre are worth the visit.   The village sits on the Maigue River, which is good for salmon and trout fishing.   The nearby Adare Manor is a fine limestone building in...

This village is situated in Aberdeenshire. It is situated in a beautiful setting and has some interesting sights. So definitely worth a stop on any tours of Scotland.   Nearby there was a monastery said to have been founded by Saint Moluag from Lismore.   Also, there is an ancient manorial...

This is a prehistoric stone fort that is worth seeing on any tours of Ireland. Staigue stands on a commanding eminence about 500 feet above the sea.   It is at least 2,000 years old. The fort was built as a defence against enemies and marauding animals of that...

This castle is located in Stirlingshire, it is worth stopping on any tours of Scotland.   It is a nice 15th century tower-house. The East wing, or hall-house, was added in the 17th century. Overall, it’s a very nice property.   The castle is still occupied, with a restored...

There has been a castle on this site since the 12th century. What stands today is very complete and well worth a visit on any tours of Ireland. The castle is one of the most complete in Ireland. It has an interesting history.   Prince (later King) John resided in...

This is a great stop on any tours of Scotland.   This castle is the seat of the Duke of Atholl. It is close to the village of Blair Atholl.   The oldest part of the buildings is known as Comyns Tower. The foundations of this probably date to 1269.   The castle...

This is one of Irelands leading tourist attractions for any tours of Ireland. It really is a must see. Though the weather dictates what is visible and the extent of any viewing.   The cliffs are four miles long and at their highest are 660 feet. Though at Hags Head...

This is an ancient ring fort dating from 100 BC. Near the town of Coleraine. It’s definitely worth a stop on any tours of Ireland.   The fort was the seat of Rory Mor, king of the Picts, and the capital of their territory.   Coleraine itself has a history...

This is the largest island of the Inner Hebrides. Worth a visit on any tours of Scotland.   It is an island with a great variety of landscapes. It has rough moorlands to the North, and a hilly centre. Ben More is 3169 feet tall.   There are also some beautiful lochs...

This is a quaint fishing village worth a stop on any tours of Scotland. It has a beautiful sandy beach and a magnificent coastline.   There is an important lighthouse dating from 1861 standing on St Abbs head.   Near the lighthouse are the last traces of an early Christian...