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    19 Beautiful Places In Scotland That Give People All The Feels

    "Ardnamurchan for sure: It makes you feel like the only living person on Earth."

    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share their favourite hidden gems, secret spots, and much-loved places in Scotland. This is what they said.

    1. The Isle of May, Fife.

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    "It had been a dream of our family for 10 years to get a boat trip there and we were not disappointed. There were puffins and other wildlife everywhere!" – Niamh Kennedy (Facebook)

    2. Tantallon Castle, East Lothian.

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    "Tantallon Castle is my favourite place to visit in Scotland. The view of Bass Rock is just breathtaking. I love to spend a day sitting in the grass, just reading while taking in the beauty." – angelam4fd0e765e

    3. The Isle of Eriskay, Outer Hebrides.

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    "It has all the best bits of the Hebrides in one tiny beautiful little Gaidhlig-speaking island." – ewen556

    4. Rest And Be Thankful, Argyll and Bute.

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    "Rest and be thankful: Many a sandwich eaten on the way to Oban from Glasgow here with stunning views all around. BEAUTIFUL." – richardy402ee93e9

    5. Newhaven harbour, Edinburgh. / Creative Commons

    "When I was a kid, we moved around a lot. My granny lived in Newhaven and it was the one unchanging place in my life. When I go there now, all the stresses of grownup life wash away and I’m a kid playing by the lighthouse without a care." – hulamoo

    6. The Isle of Skye.

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    "Beautiful, remote, lovely locals, and some of the best whisky in the world." – masterkate

    7. Fingal's Cave, Isle of Staffa.

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    "My favourite place I’ve visited in Scotland is definitely Fingal’s Cave. It was wonderful and terrifying to walk along the "path" near the top and there are cute puffins nearby to fawn at." – chiarao4c8a8c210

    8. The Isle of Tiree, Argyll and Bute.

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    Suggested by Fiona Macfarlane (Facebook)

    9. Orkney.

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    "Stay beautiful, Orkney." – vanitee

    10. Castle Tioram, Lochaber.

    "The Castle of Tioram is incredible and a must-see for any history buff. If you do want to go, be wary that it can only be accessed during low tides on foot, by boat, or via a sandy causeway." – Nic Wright (Facebook)

    11. The Isle of Arran, North Ayrshire.

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    "It's the place to go if you need to think about what you want in this life." – Victoria Lee Smith (Facebook)

    12. Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire.

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    "I grew up there and there’s nothing like it for me. It holds a lot of memories and seeing my younger siblings enjoying the same things I did when I was younger makes me happy. Whenever I visit I feel like I’m home again." – allanahjayp

    13. Golspie beach, Dornoch, Highland.

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    "I spent a load of summers up there with my best mate and honestly I could spend hours there. I would go sit on the edge of the pier and stare out at some of the most calm and beautiful water and watch the sun set. It's amazing." – Kitty Reid (Facebook)

    14. Lower Diabaig, Wester Ross.

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    Suggested by lizziev4d3ad12e2

    15. The Corrour Estate, Perth and Kinross.

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    "My heart is in Corrour, Scotland. Munros, lochs, beauty." – Mer Morgan (Facebook)

    16. The Lomond Hills, Fife.

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    "I live right underneath these hills and they have some beautiful walks." – emman45d1aa216

    17. Ardalanish Beach, Mull.

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    "Ardalanish beach, on the Isle of Mull. Bloody wonderful." – Richard Martin (Facebook)

    18. The Isle of Bute, Argyll and Bute.

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    "My family is from the Isle of Bute and honestly it’s one of the most beautiful places I know." – aliciabilliedrewc

    19. Ardnamurchan, Lochaber.

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    "It makes you feel like the only living person on Earth. That, and there’s a chance you might spot a cheeky dolphin or two (which is always a recipe for some feels)." – cheekybitch

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