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Scottish History

As you plan your Scotland golf vacation, it might be helpful to learn a bit more about the country that is golf's home.

Scotland’s landscape is crowded with the relics, artifacts and sites of its long and rich history. The remains of Neolithic and iron age settlements compete for your attention with medieval castles, battlefields, stately country homes, work places from the early industrial revolution and remains of World War II installations.

Local tourist bureaus are well stocked with advice and pamphlets, not only about Scotland golf, but about their nearby historical sites of interest. In preparation for your trip you might enjoy looking at these offerings online. Just click on the one you want to see.

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