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.
We take a look at 9 of our favourite examples.
5. Fort Augustus, Inverness Shire
Situated on the Caledonian Canal to the immediate south west of Loch Ness, the selling points of Fort Augustus are numerous.
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6. Portree, Isle of Skye
Portree's small size is more than made up for by the scale of its beauty and quality of its surrounding scenery.
7. Boat of Garten, Badenoch and Strathspey
Known as the 'Osprey Village', the Highlands village of Boat of Garten is famous for its rich variety of wildlife and its quaint architecture.
8. Pittenweem, Fife
The classic fishing village, historic Pittenweem, considering its small size, boasts a bustling port and continues to have a fish market every morning.