Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Scotland, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

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The Machrie Golf Links, Islay, Scotland

Andy Mossack travels to Islay to play the Machrie Golf Links, hailed by some as one of the greatest links courses in the world.

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The Machrie Hotel, Islay, Scotland

Andy Mossack takes the ferry over to Islay and finds out why the legendary Machrie Hotel is so special.

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Fairmont St. Andrews Hotel

Andy Mossack visits the home of golf to stay at the iconic Fairmont St. Andrews resort and enjoys a picnic lunch on a coastal walk.

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Banchory Lodge Hotel, Banchory, Scotland

Andy Mossack visits the gateway to Royal Deeside to stay at a hotel so close to the River Dee he can almost dip his toes in.

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Insider’s Guide to Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Andy Mossack lifts the lid on Aberdeenshire, a stunning Scottish county that seems to revel on the road less travelled.

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Maryculter House Hotel, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Andy Mossack stays riverside at Maryculter House, one of Scotland’s oldest hotels and revels in picture-postcard luxury.

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