These are 9 of the most beautiful villages around Scotland

From the Highlands to the Lowlands, the Outer Hebrides to the Fife coast, rural Scotland is positively peppered with beautiful villages.

Tobermory

We take a look at 9 of our favourite examples.

So remote it was the last place in the UK to receive a television signal, Arisaig boasts a surrounding landscape that is awe-inspiring.

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Undoubtedly one of the prettiest ports in all the UK, Tobermory, with its iconic harbour of colour buildings, shot to fame in the 2000s in the kid's TV series Balamory.
Unique little village hanging on to the cliffs in Aberdeenshire. The gable ends of each house face the gale force gustof the North Sea.
Dramatic landscapes surround the beautiful village of Plockton, a tiny and picturesque settlement on the shores of Loch Carron.
Situated on the Caledonian Canal to the immediate south west of Loch Ness, the selling points of Fort Augustus are numerous.
Portree's small size is more than made up for by the scale of its beauty and quality of its surrounding scenery.
Known as the 'Osprey Village', the Highlands village of Boat of Garten is famous for its rich variety of wildlife and its quaint architecture.
The classic fishing village, historic Pittenweem, considering its small size, boasts a bustling port and continues to have a fish market every morning.
Located in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, this stunning Royal Deeside enclave benefits from a wealth of beautiful natural scenery.