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
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.
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!
The app features:
• A journey planner for public transport options between any two locations in Scotland, featuring all bus, coach, rail, Glasgow Subway and ferry routes,
• Departure boards showing next scheduled buses at every stop in Great Britain! Live bus times are shown in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee, Angus, Ayrshire, Inverness area and Orkney where available,
• View live rail departures for all stations in Scotland,
• Transport times also shown for Scottish ferry terminals and Glasgow Subway stations, together with local taxi details relevant to your location,
• See full Scottish routes on the map, with all scheduled calling points and stop times displayed,
• News & Notices affecting public transport services,
• Contact details for all Scottish public transport operators.
For the strategic road network, the app provides direct access to Traffic Scotland. This section features:
• Current trunk road incident information,
• Live-Eye Views from motorway and trunk road cameras,
• Current journey times for major routes,
• Details of current and planned roadworks,
• Regularly updated weather and planned events info.
You can also listen to the latest live travel information on the Traffic Scotland Radio player.
+ 'Best New Apps 2015' in Google Play Store +
+ Recommended by 'Die Welt', CHIP and 'Computerbild 2014' +
+ Among CNN’s Top 50 Travel Apps 2013 +
Plan your journey to Scotland with our trip planner, view recommendations from the tripwolf community, and get tips from experienced travel writers. With offline map, free updates, and guides for over 500 destinations worldwide!
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Create your personal itinerary with the trip planner, and organize your journey to Scotland while you're on the road or in the comfort of your own home. Wherever, whenever.
» ALWAYS KNOW WHERE YOU ARE «
Thanks to the offline maps you can find your way around wherever you are. Find your location on the map, and you'll never get lost in a foreign place again.
» PERSONAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR YOUR TO-DO LIST «
No matter whether you're traveling with your family, on a budget, or just the two of you want to know what to do in Scotland when it's raining: we've put together the ideal recommendations for every situation especially for you.
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Get genuine recommendations and reviews for the best destinations such as Edinburgh, Glasgow, Isle of Skye as well as insider tips for good local restaurants, shops, hotels, nightlife spots, events & festivals, and more.
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Browse the most exciting corners of town. Discover unique sights, and get insider tips from the tripwolf community.
The most popular travel guides for more than 10 million travelers, with offline maps, a trip planner, and insider tips for more than 500 cities, countries, and regions worldwide. So you like the new design of our guides, but you feel certain features are missing or you have general feedback on another topic? We'd be happy to hear from you - just e-mail us your comments (email@example.com)!
The following destinations are among those included:
Oban, Glen Coe, Inverness, Stirling, Fort William and around, Portree, Glen Nevis, Bharraigh (Barra), Tobermory, Achiltibuie
This fiercely independent little country on Europe's fringes is so packed with history and charm that exploring it is well worth a few weeks of anyone's time.
Many visitors will already be familiar with many of the classic Scottish set pieces before they arrive: tranquil lochs, heathery glens, hilltop castles and brooding mountains, idyllic beaches, pretty villages and homey pubs with good local whiskies are all fairly easy to find. But of course there's far more besides, particularly in Scotland's two great and very happening cities: Edinburgh and Glasgow.
By using 1184 photos and 24,000 words in 155 entries SCOTLAND'S BEST will help you zero in on the sorts of things you will enjoy most on your trip to Scotland. It does this by listing all the key attractions in several NICHE CATEGORIES and by weaving many of these together into a few ITINERARIES for those simply wanting bit of everything. The itineraries also include suggestions of where you might get a good bite to eat along the way.
★ Fine Dining
★ Golf (WITH extensive background info)
★ Historical Sights (WITH extensive background info)
★ Luxury Accommodation
★ Star Attractions
★ Sports & Activities (including skiing & mountain biking)
★ Whisky (WITH extensive background info)
★ Scotland in a week (6/7 days)
★ Classic Highland Tour (3/4 days)
★ Skye (3 days)
★ Edinburgh (1 day)
★ Glasgow (1 day)
★ Cairngorms & Moray (1 day)
★ Glencoe & Argyll (1 day)
★ Moray & The Great Glen (1 day)
★ Perthshire & Cairngorms (1 day)
★ Trossachs & Stirling (1 day)
✔ Easily SORT entries – by category, name, price, distance (using your device's inbuilt GPS) or region.
✔ Submit COMMENTS easily: give the author a piece of your mind for free!
✔ One-click website LINKS (including Twitter, Facebook & YouTube).
✔ One-click PHONE CALLS (on phones)
✔ Biannual UPDATES
✔ Detailed MAPS
✔ NAVIGATE quickly using the app's global search and hyperlinks between entries.
★ About the Author ★
Christian Williams has been a freelance travel writer since moving into his Edinburgh flat in 1998. He's covered destinations all over the world, but mostly specializes on Germany and Canada. He's lived in Scotland for 15 years and is pleased to finally be writing about somewhere on his doorstep.
★ About Sutro Media ★
This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!
If you have any problems, comments, or suggestions for improvement, we'd love to hear from you - firstname.lastname@example.org
Find your way back to your Hotel, find Bus Stations, Pub finder, Hotels and local attractions in the area via GPS.
When you get to your Hotel just open up your app and wait for the GPS to find your postion, then simply click on the button to save your location. When you need to find your way back to your Hotel open your app and it will walk you back to your Hotel by satellite and Google maps
You can also use this app to find Scottish Local Pubs, Hotels and other attractions
The map rotates based on the compass orientation, and helps you to navigate to your destination. Use it as a Phone satnav / GPS location finder
Key words: Scottish Travellers
, Visit Scotland, Burns week, burns night, Robert Burns, Hotel Locator, travel, GPS Compass, Map, Google Maps, compass orientation, navigate, Phone satnav, COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2014
List of Scottish towns and cities:
Blackburn (W. Lothian)
Bridge of Allan
Bridge of Cally
Bridge of Weir
Charlestown of Aberlour
Ferryden by Montrose
John o' Groats
Kyle of Lochalsh
Milton of Campsie
Muir of Ord
Thornhill (Dumfries and Galloway)
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.
Use it as your GPS navigator!
It's free and you don't need an internet connection to see the map!
Search addresses or points of interest.
Get routing to destination.
It includes a detailed list of points of interest for tourists, accommodation, parking, restaurants, bars, clubs, cinemas, theatres, auto services, shops, parks, schools, hospitals, sport areas.
The application has detailed maps of major cities in United Kingdom: London, Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Sheffield, Bradford, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Manchester, Bristol, Kirklees, Fife, Wirral, North Lanarkshire, Wakefield, Cardiff, Dudley, Wigan, East Riding, South Lanarkshire, Coventry, Belfast and others.
This application is based on Osmand project under the GNU GPLv3 license and uses high quality data from OSM.
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.
MobileReference guides help you get the most out of your vacation. The guides are available for most destinations worldwide and always include FREE offline GPS maps. Over 3 million MobileReference Travel Guides have been downloaded.
The world’s most popular electronic guides developed for your smartphone have the following features:
✔ GPS map loads to your smartphone memory - no network access needed once the app is downloaded.
✔ GPS map displays your location along with nearby sights and attractions.
✔ MobileReference guides use vector-based maps so they load quickly and are easy to zoom and scroll.
✔ Unlike other travel guides, GPS coordinates for attractions have been verified by users on the ground.
✔ Attraction articles can be accessed from both an alphabetical and a categorical index.
✔ Top 10 attractions article features sights that no visitor should miss.
✔ Articles include tips on what to do and see in your destination.
✔ Articles can be added to a list of favorites.
✔ The top restaurants have been individually selected by MobileReference editors. These restaurants are marked by a star in the EAT chapter and are plotted on the GPS map.
✔ No ads
✔ No roaming charges
MobileReference Travel Guides provide detailed, practical information about attractions, landmarks, transportation, cultural venues, dining, lodging, history and much more. They are indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Attractions can be viewed on an offline GPS map along with your current location so that you can easily find attractions near you as you explore the city.
This fully-functional guide is absolutely free. The full version (only $4.99) adds Text-To-Speech and expands articles with more information about attractions, history, culture, itineraries, phrasebooks and more. Listen to complete articles on the go with Text-To-Speech: double-tap on a word to start Text-To-Speech from the selected word or select Menu > Start Text-To-Speech.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Essentials: Eat | Drink | Sleep | Contact | Respect | Stay Healthy | Stay Safe | Driving in the UK | Units Conversion
Scotland: Regions, Cities & Other destinations | Get in | Get around | History | Geography | Politics | Culture | See & Do | Buy
Maps: Scotland | Regions | Scottish clans | Scottish Borders | South West | Central Belt | Scottish Highlands | North East | Hebrides | Orkney Islands | Shetland Islands | Edinburgh Districts | Edinburgh City Center | Glasgow | Aberdeen
Edinburgh: History | Culture | Eat | Drink | Sleep | Contact | Cope | Stay safe | Get in | Get around | Airport | Districts | Streets | Hills | Get out
Edinburgh Attractions: Top 10 | Itinerary | See | Do | Buy | Buildings | Hotels | Churches | Parks | Museums | Theaters
Aberdeen: Get in | Get around | History | Talk | Climate | Old Aberdeen | Architecture | Museums | Parks | Do | Buy | Eat | Drink | Sleep | Stay Safe | Get out
Glasgow: Get in | Get around | History | Talk | Geography & Climate | Districts | Culture | Architecture | See | Museums | Do | Buy | Eat | Drink | Gay & Lesbian | Sleep | Stay Safe | Contact | Get out
Inverness: Get in | Get around | History | Geography & Climate | Culture | See & Do | Eat & Drink | Sleep | Get out
Dumfries: Get in & around | History | Geography | Culture | Do & Buy | Eat & Drink | Sleep | Stay safe | Get out
Dundee: Get in & around | History | Talk | Geography | Culture | Buy | See & Do | Eat & Drink | Sleep | Stay safe | Get out
Stirling: Get in & around | History | Geography | See | Do | Eat | Drink | Sleep | Contact | Get out
-MobileReference®. Free maps for worldwide destinations™.
To contact us or make your views heard please use forum.mapfactor.com as Google Play does not allow us to answer your comments or queries.
MapFactor also makes the popular NavigatorFREE for PC, Pocket PC and WinCE.
OpenStreetMap is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world. For more information see www.openstreetmap.org
* intuitive voice navigation in different languages
* door to door route planning
* cross-border routing without the need to switch between countries or to a less detailed map
* overview of the upcoming manoeuvre and distance shown on the screen
GPS satellite navigation
* 2D/3D mode allows realistic visual map display
* day/night modes switch colour schemes for day or night time driving
* map rotates in driving direction, or north up
* find nearest points of interest
* full GB postcodes (1.8 million)
* hear audible warnings as you approach speed cameras
* add your own favourite locations and routes
* routing modes for car, pedestrian, truck
* route avoidance - block off certain road from your route
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Bosnia And Herzegovina
Isle Of Man
United Kingdom Postcode - Ordnance Survey
Antigua And Barbuda
British Virgin Islands
Saint Kitts And Nevis
Saint Vincent And The Grenadines
St Pierre And Miquelon
Turks And Caicos Islands
Trinidad And Tobago
United States of America
Wallis And Futuna
Democratic Republic Of Timor Leste
Union Of Myanmar
United Arab Emirates
Federated States Of Micronesia
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic Of The Congo
Sao Tome And Principe
United Republic Of Tanzania
65,000 summer – and winter tours have been equipped primarily with edited descriptions, topographic maps, elevation profiles, tour data, photos and GPX tracks, are all accessible by mobile devices and can be commented and rated.
Maps: outdooractive.com provides you with topographic maps of all the German-speaking regions. Superb OSM maps with hiking and bike trails, as well as maps in winter style, are made available to you worldwide, on which you can also view the slopes, slope gradient, lifts, winter hiking trails and sledding slopes.
Tour planner: Plan tours in great detail on winter- and summer maps throughout Europe, and particularly in Germany, with bike- and hiking trail overlays, as well as the automatic display of elevation, kilometers and an elevation profile included.
Current conditions: You can easily enter current conditions from underway via the outdooractive-App. Either you determine the position on our map or you simply enter the current condition directly for a tour – including pictures, weather, hazard note and description.
Communtiy: You can edit your online profile via the app, upload a profile picture, add favorite activities or own qualifications. If you don’t have an outdooractive.com-Account, you can register via the app.
Track recording: Record your tracks and obtain important data, such as kilometers, average speed, elevation, elevation profile and the time elapsed. Import a GPX track and use it as a template or export your recorded tour as a GPX file.
Tour scanner: You will find a QR code for each tour in our outdooractive.com portal. After scanning it you will be directed to the mobile version of the tour.
• Inclinometer, with live view.
• Emergency Service.
• Import of GPX files via email, Dropbox or direct download.
• Favorites feature.
• Share content with friends.
• Fullscreen mode.
• Orient maps to display viewing direction.
Warning: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.