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Caithness Glass is a glass studio located in the Crieff Visitors Centre where you can see Caithness Glass being crafted in a close-up studio environment. You can even try your hand at glass painting or make your own paperweight! Booking is advisable to avoid disappointment, call 01764 654014 or visit Caithness Glass.
Scone Palace is the original home of the Stone of Destiny and the site of the coronations of the Kings of Scots. Enjoy the history, the art and antiques, the superb landscape and architecture. Guided tours can be arranged and French, German and Italian speaking guides are usually available by appointment. Visit Scone Palace for more information.
Scotland's Secret Bunker
Hidden beneath an innocent Scottish Farmhouse a tunnel leads to Scotland’s best kept secret for over 40 years. 24,000 square feet of secret accommodation. Had there been a Nuclear War this is where Scotland would have been governed. Explore how this bunker was built in complete secrecy. For more information visit Scotland’s Secret Bunker.
Tay River Trips and Dolphin Watching
In recent years dolphins have returned to the River Tay from around May to October. Take the opportunity to see them up close on a river trip on the Tay. A full schedule of trips can be found at Tay River Trips.
Visit a Whisky Distillery
Enjoy a dram (or two!) at one of Scotland’s whisky distilleries. Many offer tours that will show you the whisky making process from brewing to bottling. A list of distilleries in the area can be found here.
Meet the Train Driver at Caledonian Railway
The Caledonian Railway is a four mile standard gauge railway that runs from the Victorian terminus station at Brechin through the Angus countryside to what was once a mainline station at Bridge of Dun. For information about special events and timetables visit the Caledonian Railway.
St Andrews Castle
St Andrews Castle is a 12th century ruin on the sandy shores of St Andrews. Originally a residence for the bishops of the area, it is now home to unique underground passages and the infamous Bottle Dungeon, cut out of the solid rock. Open throughout the year it allows visitors the chance to learn about medieval siege warfare. Visit St Andrews Castle for more information.
Deep Sea World
Deep Sea World is Scotland’s national aquarium situated under the striking Forth Rail Bridge. A must see attraction for young and old alike it features the wonders of the ocean with sharks, conger eels and a myriad of marine life which can be observed from the UK’s longest underwater tunnel. Visit Deep Sea World for more information.
Andrew Carnegie Birthplace
Visit the birthplace of Andrew Carnegie – a Scottish American industrialist who led the expansion of the American steel industry and was once the world’s wealthiest man. A dedicated philanthropist he gave away almost 90% of his fortune to charity. His family home, now a museum, is in Dunfermline, Fife and features interactive displays, exhibitions, a café and gift shop. Visit Andrew Carnegie Birthplace for more information.