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The Lowlands, translated from the Gaelic to 'the place of the foreigner' are a cultural and historic region of Scotland. In geological terms, the dividing line between Lowlands and Highlands is the Highland Boundary Fault. There was also a legally defined Highland Line in the post-Culloden years, part of the measures taken to suppress Gaelic culture.

Areas of the Lowlands: AyrshireDumfries and GallowayEast LothianFife
Glasgow & the Clyde ValleyIsle of AranLanarkshireLothianMidlothian
Scottish BordersStrathclydeWest Lothian

• Edinburgh

Edinburgh Hotels, Accommodation in Scotland

Edinburgh is one of the prettiest capitals of Europe. Once known as the "Athens of the North", Edinburgh is rich in medieval and Georgian history, and for three weeks at the end of summer hosts the Edinburgh Festival of the Arts . Explore the Royal Mile - a section of town that once formed the main thoroughfare …

• Glasgow

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The heart and soul of any great city is its people, and the environment in which they live. Whoever is interested in dining out, theatre, cinema, music, dance, art, architecture and shopping will find delight in Glasgow, a city that ranks with the best that Europe has to offer…

… areas of the Lowlands of Scotland

» Ayrshire

Ayrshire Hotels, Scotland

Ayrshire is a region of south-west Scotland, located on the shores of the Firth of Clyde. Its principal towns include Ayr, Kilmarnock and the new town of Irvine. The town of Troon on the coast has hosted the British Open Golf Championship several times …

» Dumfries and Galloway

Dumfries and Galloway Hotels, Scotland

Dumfries and Galloway is one of the council areas of Scotland, created in 1975 by uniting the historic region of Galloway to the County of Dumfries (Dumfriesshire), hence Dumfries and Galloway. The region is well-known for its many artists and writers …

» East Lothian

East Lothian Hotels, Scotland

East Lothian is one of the council areas of Scotland. Archaically, it was also known as Haddingtonshire. It borders the City of Edinburgh, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders. Its administrative centre is Haddington, although its largest town is Musselburgh …

» Fife

Fife Hotels, Scotland

Fife is a council region situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth. It was originally one of the Pictish kingdoms known as Fib, and is commonly known as the Kingdom of Fife in the area. The historical town of St. Andrews is located on the east coast of Fife …

» Glasgow & the Clyde Valley

Glasgow & the Clyde Valley Hotels, Scotland

Greater Glasgow is the area that includes and surrounds the city of Glasgow in the west of Scotland. It is the largest urban area in Scotland and the fourth largest in the United Kingdom. The region is served by the largest urban rail network in the UK outside of London …

» Isle of Arran

Isle of Arran Hotels, Scotland

The Isle of Arran is the largest island in the Firth of Clyde. Although it is culturally and physically similar to the Hebrides, it is separated from them by the Kintyre peninsula. Arran is divided into highland and lowland areas by the Highland Boundary Fault and it has been described as a "geologist's paradise" …

» Lanarkshire

Lanarkshire Hotels, Scotland

Lanarkshire, also called the County of Lanark, is a historic county in the central Lowlands of Scotland. Lanarkshire was the most populous county in Scotland and, in earlier times, had considerably greater boundaries, including neighbouring Renfrewshire until 1402 …

» Lothian

Lothian Hotels, Scotland

Lothian forms a traditional region of Scotland, lying between the southern shore of the Firth of Forth and the Lammermuir Hills. Historically, the term Lothian is used for a province encompassing the present area plus the Scottish Borders region …

» Midlothian

Midlothian Hotels, Scotland

Midlothian is one of the council areas of Scotland. It borders the City of Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders council areas. The Battle of Roslin was a battle of the First War of Scottish Independence, taking place in 1303 at Roslin, Midlothian …

» Scottish Borders

Scottish Borders Hotels, Scotland

The Scottish Borders region is one of the most visited spots in Scotland for good reason. Beautiful scenery and much to explore from Scotland's rich history. The people of the Scottish Borders are very proud of their heritage and often speak of themselves as "Borderers" …

» Strathclyde

Strathclyde Hotels, Scotland

Strathclyde meaning "valley of the River Clyde", was one of nine former local government regions of Scotland. &helliThe area was on the west coast of Scotland and stretched from the Highlands in the north to the Southern Uplands in the south …

» West Lothian

West Lothian Hotels, Scotland

West Lothian is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, and a historic county (which was also known as Linlithgowshire). It borders the City of Edinburgh, Falkirk, North Lanarkshire, the Scottish Borders and South Lanarkshire …

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Scotland has a rich cultural history much of which is preserved in historic buildings throughout the country. Prehistoric settlements can be traced back to 9600 BC, as well as the famous standing stones in Lewis and Orkney …

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