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Regions of England and Scotland

  • Border Reivers  Explores several different aspects of the border reivers including family names, fortresses, clothing, armory, raiding and feuds.
  • Bordernet  Scottish Borders towns, shopping, accommodation, business, sport, history. Includes links for Borders genealogical resources.
  • East Neuk of Fife  The Kingdom Fife in Scotland has some of the most picturesque towns and villages to be found and the East Neuk, situated on the east coast close to St Andrews, in particular is steeped in history. The tour in the Tourism section gives insight to each of the villages with a little of its history and links to accommodation and some of the more popular attractions and sights available.
  • Edinburgh and Lothian Tourist Board  Accommodations, attractions, tours, festivals and more are covered from the city to the coast and countryside at this comprehensive site.
  • Edinburgh Festivals  Edinburgh is a year-round city of festivals, ranging from Hogmanay through the spring to the world famous August festivals. Gateway for information on all of these, with the only official online guide to all of the major festivals.
  • History of Strathearn  Most events in Scottish History touched Perthshire to some degree: Romans, Picts, Celts, Scots, English, Monarchs, and Jacobites. Explore this region of Scotland from prehistory to present times. Includes a time line, genealogy resources and tartans of Strathearn.
  • Holy Island of Lindisfarne  The Holy Island web site packed full with information on local accommodation, religious, natural, and local history plus books by local authors and local products including jewelry and Lindisfarne Mead®.
  • North East History Pages  Explore the history of north eastern England from the River Tweed to the River Tees, Yorkshire from the River Tees to the River Humber, and the region's past through place names, dialect and a study of the Anglo-Viking past. Presented by historian David Simpson.
  • Perthshire  A pictorial guide to the Scottish county of Perthshire. Town and village attraction, outdoor activities and attractions. Features a brief historical information on battles and castles and a local businesses and services directory.
  • Scottish Borders Tourist Board  Short breaks, accommodations, activities and brief historical backgrounds for Coldstream, Duns, Eyemouth, Hawick, Jedburgh, Kelso, Lauder, Melrose, Newcastleton, Peebles and Selkirk. This site is a little difficult to navigate, but the photographs make it worth the effort.
  • Yorkshire Dales  Explore one of England's national parks at this inclusive site. Books and videos, caves and caving, guided walks and excursions, accommodation, local culture and more.
  • YorkshireNet  Established in 1995, YorkshireNet is devoted to supporting Yorkshire culture, traditions, activities, and communities, and exclusively promotes businesses and organizations based within the traditional Yorkshire boundaries.