The learning mode helps to build vocabulary, using flashcard multiple choice or text entry. Ideal for travelers, business people or students.
Q. How quick are the dictionary searches
A. This app takes up a small amount of space on your device and is very quick
Q. Are there definitions in the dictionary
A. No, but if you touch on any of the found words synonyms are displayed helping to show its use in a broader context
Q. How do I play the flashcard learning game
A. Select the language for the head word and select the matching word from the list below and select Submit.
Q. I am a more advanced learner can I play a harder set of words
A. Yes, tick the Advanced box to play against the full dictionary or untick to play against the 1500 words needed for high school
Q. Can I type an answer for the head word intead of having multiple choices, for the flashcard game
A. Yes, this is for more advanced learners. Untick the Multiple Choice box, type your answer and select Submit.
Q. How do I play the Word Match game
A. Select New, then touch the head word in the left column and it's matching word in the right column. Its colour will change. Repeat this for all words and then select Submit to check the answers
Q. Can I use the Word Match game as a revision aid or word of the day
A. Yes, select Revise to see the left and right words in matching order
Q. Can I see synonyms in the word games
A. Yes, touch any word in the game, after you have submitted your answer, to see synonyms and the broader meanings for each word.
Q. Can I see a list of words that have been used in the games
A. Yes, select Review History from the main menu
Q. Can I see synonyms in the History
A. Yes, touch any word in the history list to display synoyms
Q. Can I clear the game history
A. Yes, use a long touch on the list of word to be prompted to clear the history
How the Explore Scotland app makes holiday planning quick and easy:
• Find places to visit and things to do, wherever you are or wherever you'd like to go
• Tailor your search by what you like to do, what's nearby or by name
• Find the best way to get about with our in-built journey planner
• Save places or events to your trip itinerary for easy reference
• Map view to easily find and navigate to places and events near you
• Get contact details for local businesses in a couple of clicks
• Scotland's largest and most comprehensive events, attractions and activities search, updated daily
• Travel planner - find out how best to get to your chosen destination
• Local weather checker
• Restaurant and bar finder
• Accommodation search
* Please note Android 4.0.3 users may encounter some issues with this application, we recommend upgrading to a more recent Android version.
From taking in the bright lights of Edinburgh and Glasgow to witnessing the majestic splendour of the Scottish Highlands, Welcome to Scotland will open doors and make your budget go further.
NO ROAMING CHARGES – All Scotland maps and information about more than 16,000 points of interest are pre-loaded so no internet connection is needed.
Whether you live here or are a visitor, our app will help you discover the real Scotland.
Don’t leave home without it!
SAVE MONEY – Take advantage of a wide range of exclusive discounts and special offers from all over Scotland. With cut price entrance to attractions and great offers from restaurants and places to stay you’ll pay for the app in no time.
WHERE TO STAY? – Any place in Scotland – choose from over 9,500 hotels, guest houses, B&Bs, holiday cottages, self catering apartments, hostels and caravan and camping parks. And don’t forget to take advantage of our exclusive accommodation deals.
WHAT’S NEARBY? – With GPS discover things to see and do near you, from attractions and activities to where to stay and the best restaurants, cafes and shops. Whether you fancy golf at St Andrews, a whisky distillery tour, or even a trip to Edinburgh Castle, use our app to find out what is on offer.
WHAT’S THAT? – The latest Augmented Reality function transforms your phone into a virtual tour guide. Identify all 500 of Scotland’s highest hills and find out about Scotland’s historic sites and monuments.
WHAT’S ON? – Check out information on the principal events from around Scotland: festivals; highland games; concerts and theatre. Search by week or month.
INTERACTIVE MAPS – Preloaded zoomable maps cover the whole of Scotland. More detailed regional maps provided with no roaming charges.
FULLY COMPATIBLE – Android 2.2+
TOWNS AND CITIES – Includes information on Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Dundee, Aberdeen, Stirling, Perth, St Andrews and many other towns.
Please help us make our Welcome to Scotland app even more useful and send your comments and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The guides are available here on an Area or Track by Track basis with a descriptive text, whilst the audio content is combined with sponsor generated images into short YouTube videos.
All our guides feature and are sponsored by quality local businesses en-route - representing the most interesting Places to Visit and very best places to Eat, Drink and Stay.
[ From castles to palaces, country house hotels to loch-side inns, farmhouse b&bs
to cosy self-catering cottages, even a couple of private islands!
We also show case independent retailers and farm-shops along with local food producers, distilleries and breweries. Alongside many outstanding artists, crafters and pottery outlets with numerous museums and galleries.]
All these sponsors are listed on the App. by Area and Type and shown along with geo-navigation, live web and phone links, description and images and also displayed in conjunction with extracts from our Audio Guides.
This is a unique and interactive way to Discover Scotland, it’s history, folklore wildlife, outstanding natural beauty; with awe-inspiring mountains, forests and lochs as well as its numerous islands & dramatic seascapes.
Alongside it’s villages, towns, cities and unique culture.
An easy to use and FREE format – putting all the information we have generated over many years of travel and research into one convenient place.
Ideal to help plan a visit or whilst on the go as you discover Scotland!
Intuitive and easy to use, the Historic Scotland app allows you to search by region or interest, with best for categories such as ‘families’, ‘gardens’, ‘picnics’ and ‘military history’ to choose from. You can also view all attractions on an interactive map of Scotland.
Not sure where you want to go? The app includes event information, articles and itinerary features, with new content added regularly to provide a source of inspiration. A view of Historic Scotland on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram gives you the latest ‘social buzz’ all in one place.
• What’s near me? Find attractions within a 50km radius of your current location
• Search by region or ‘best for’ category
• Image galleries
• Interactive map view
• Pricing, opening times and facilities information
• Events search
• Location and travel information
• ‘Inspire Me’ – find ideas on where to visit with the latest features and itineraries
Discover Scotland’s extraordinary design landmarks, innovations and designers with our immersive map; track or visit V&A Museum of Design Dundee’s first touring exhibition, Design in Motion, in collaboration with the Travelling Gallery on its journey around Scotland.
V&A Museum of Design Dundee will be an international centre of design for Scotland - the first ever design museum to be built in the UK outside London. Renowned architect Kengo Kuma's first British building, V&A Dundee will be a new living room for the city – a place for all to enjoy and be inspired. Our galleries will be the first dedicated home to the story of Scotland's outstanding design heritage – of the past, present and future. We will showcase world-class touring exhibitions from the V&A – the only purpose built galleries in Scotland large enough to show these shows in their entirety. We will import the best of international design to Scotland, and export the brilliance of Scottish design to the world.
- A super-fast, fully interactive and immersive 3D way to discover design in Scotland.
- Pins to save your design discoveries and share them with V&A Museum of Design Dundee - pinned places will always stay visible.
-See the route of our Design in Motion bus and find out when we’ll be at a location near you during 2015.
-Design categories to explore from engineering to game design and from fashion and textiles to design for performance.
- View current weather conditions with spectacular visual effects.
Following are the salient features:
1. Tag your location using GPS or WiFi Network
2. View and navigate to the tagged location using Google Maps
3. Share a tagged location via SMS or eMail or native TagMe app to others
4. Where Am I? - find where you are with reference to a given location. You can know the distance and direction from the given location to your current location. It also tells you the current time at your location by getting it from GPS satellites.
5. Measure Distance - Measure distance between your tagged, received and famous locations and view the measured locations immediately on Google Maps together
6. Enjoy the satellite view of various famous locations of the world
7. View multiple locations simultaneously by adding them to the google maps
8. You can tag and make a location as public. It will be available to everybody when they search under public locations.
Explore beautiful Loch Leven on a 13 mile trail around the Loch, using this guide to help you discover its delights and savour its stories.
We reveal the fascinating hidden tales behind the Loch’s wildlife and history. We help you plan you visit and find the best places to watch wildlife, grab a coffee or go to the toilet. We keep you informed of events and other important goings-on around the Loch.
In case you’ve not visited before, Loch Leven is a sparkling jewel surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland. It brims with natural beauty, wildlife and history. This picturesque loch is a National Nature Reserve with a remarkable range of wildlife, including tens of thousands of breeding and wintering birds. Loch Leven has been a home for monks, the scene of sieges and the setting for a queen’s escape. It has welcomed generations of anglers and hosted huge curling tournaments.
Today, it also offers one of the prettiest and most interesting loch-side walks in the country.
Use ForestXplorer to find out what you can do, see and discover at your local Forestry Commission England woodland. Download the handy trail maps to help navigate your way around the forest once you arrive, and learn more about the trees around you with the easy to use tree identifier. Search by tree type or by visual characteristics of bark and leaf.
-Site directions, facilities and things to do
-Details on Forest Holiday and Camping in the Forest sites
-Details of events at your local woodland
-Downloadable trail maps
-One click contact information
-UK common tree identifier
-Unique illustrations of each tree, leaf, bark and seed
-Share with your friends on email, Facebook and twitter
(Keywords: ForestXplorer, Forest Xplorer, Forest Explorer)
The trail is packed full of surprising history from early medieval times to the 20th century. What happened on a moot hill? What were the mysterious huge terraces for? An inland parish with a beach? What was the Stop Line?
Most of the trail is outwith the village and free from traffic noise. It’s very peaceful and contains some beautiful views of the Lomond hills to the north and stunning views across the Forth to the south. The area is rich in plant and wildlife. You may even see buzzards and deer.
The app has a range of accessibility features and contains one trail, 19 points of interest with images and a map. Sonar mode available to devices with GPS receiver.
It starts and ends in the village at a convenient car park, close to bus links and mainline railway station. There are also various facilities such as cafes, shops and hotels all close by.
You can also be sure you're following the heritage trail route without worrying about getting lost!
Even if you’re not coming to Markinch you can browse points of interest and discover the wide range of history of the area complete with images from the comfort of your own home.
Trust Trails helps you locate your nearest Trust property and provides all the essential information you need to plan your visit. Our easy to use maps, descriptions, images and opening times equip you with all you need to explore more than 80 amazing places.
Better yet, it's bursting with outdoor walking trails that take you through our beautiful gardens and grounds, along with themed trails that connect properties based on their unique cultural, historic, and heritage connections. Explore the Jacobite Trail that spans seven properties and some of the most poignant moments of our past. Gardeners are spoiled for choice with our Gardens Trail and families will love the Adventure Playgrounds Trail - why not visit them all!
Once you've visited, leave your mark on these special places by giving each a star-rating, leaving comments and uploading your own images.
• A full list of National Trust for Scotland properties, accessible by a GPS enabled map and ‘near me’ or alphabetical list functions
• Property image galleries
• Property details, opening times, prices and contact information
• Links to Trust Trails and GPS-tracked walks at properties.
The Glen Nevis App details eight walks and over fifty points of interest in the scenic Glen Nevis. Sat under the iconic Ben Nevis (UK's highest mountain) the area attracts visitors from across the world who come to view its outstanding mountain scenery.
The Glen Nevis App contains valuable information for visitors. Eight set walks are detailed in the glen. Over fifty points of interest are detailed with photography, descriptions, quick facts and Gaelic audio. POI are marked for each walk so you can follow a walk or explore on your own. Quality maps from Harvey maps are included for each walk and for the Glen overview. A gallery of high quality photography of the Glen from local photographers is included. GPS alerts can be enabled allowing notifications of nearby POI. Photos can be taken with the app and compiled into the Nevis Memories area. Pre-visit and sustainability info is also included to make your visit smooth whilst leaving no trace.
1. Package size is 43.53MB, app to sdcard is enabled.
Enhance a visit to once of Scotland's most beautiful glens with information at your finger tips on landscape, wildlife, people and history of the area. Support the Friends of Nevis, a local charity working to protect this amazing area. A bargain at only 99p!
For new visitors pre-visit info and sustainability sections are included. Directions, travel information and useful contacts are detailed. The sustainability section explains the unique pressures on the local area and what visitors can do to leave no trace.
The app details eight set walks of different difficulties around the glen. Each walk is graded and has listed distance and ascent. A full text description is included alongside the marked route on an interactive Harvey map. Points of interest (POI) marked on route can be viewed at any time. Your current location is shown at all times (subject to GPS being enabled). Photos can easily be taken during the walk and added to the Nevis Memories area.
Over fifty POIs are listed in the glen searchable by category and text. These can be viewed on the glen overview map and filtered by search criteria. Each POI includes an image, Gaelic translation (where applicable), full information and quick facts. The POI can be shared with friends via Facebook, Twitter or email. The POI map location can be viewed. The POI can be saved and viewed in favourites.
The map view shows all the POI and can be filtered by category or photo opportunities. Icons can be clicked to show POI. Current location is shown. Map can be dragged/pinched to move/zoom.
The My Glen Nevis (MGN) area shows Nevis Memories and POI favourites. Photos taken with MGN are geotagged and can be later shown on the map. Notifications prompt the users to photo opportunities. Nevis memories can be shared again via Facebook, Twitter or email
The Nevis Gallery showcases dozens of high quality images from local photographers. The gallery can be swiped through or opened as a slide show.
Users can adjust app settings to control screen size, GPS, notification types and proximity, and map settings.
The Glen Nevis App was produced by AppEvolv on behalf of the Nevis Partnership. Funding bodies involved in the project include the European Regional Development Fund, The Highland Council, Harvey Maps and the Friends of Nevis.
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