Missing Old Friends

Absence makes the heart grow fonder

This heart-warming short (2 min) video from @VisitScotland.com hits the right note.  Times are difficult right now, but we will get through this crisis and then we will once again be able to see the folk and places that are near and dear to us. Scotland and its people have not only a braveheart, but a full and warm heart. The video is a great reminder of what makes Scotland so special.

The video covers many of the spectacular sights from Scotland – from the Islands and Highlands of the north, to the cities of Glasgow and  Edinburgh and further south to the Borders.  Make a note to reacquaint yourself with your favourite beauties – there are many.

Locations shown in the video

(in order of appearance)

  • Laig Bay, Isle of Eigg looking towards the Isle of Rum
  • Hobbit House at Craighead Howf, Perthshire
  • Lunan Bay, Angus
  • Birks of Aberfeldy, Perthshire
  • Crinan, Argyll & The Isles
  • Calanais Standing Stones, Outer Hebrides
  • Elie, Fife
  • Loch Torridon, Achnasheen, The Highlands
  • Pinecone Point, Perthshire
  • Airlie Monument, Angus
  • Eigg Harbour, Argyll & The Isles
  • Balintaggart Farm, Perthshire
  • Paps of Jura, Argyll & The Isles
  • Soldiers Rock, Islay, Argyll & the Isles
  • Dean Village and Edinburgh Skyline, Edinburgh & the Lothians
  • Skara Brae, Orkney
  • Arbroath Abbey, Angus
  • V&A, Dundee, Angus
  • Oban, Argyll & the Isles
  • Glen Etive, Highlands
  • Isle of Staffa, Argyll & the Isles
  • Loch na Gainmhich, Assynt, The Highlands
  •  St Abbs, Scottish Borders
  • Loch Lomond
  • Kayaking on loch Clunie, Perthshire
  • One Spa, Edinburgh
  • Car driving, North West Highlands
  • Loch Ken, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Stirling Castle
  • Aberdeen City and Beach, Aberdeenshire
  • Ayr Beach, Ayrshire
  • Dunnottar Castle, Aberdeenshire
  • Southerness Lighthouse, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Loch Baa, Rannoch Moor, The Highlands
  • Murrays Monument, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Glasgow Waterfront and Clyde Arc, Glasgow
  • South Ronaldsay, Orkney  
  • Shetland Pony, Shetland
  • St Ninians Isle, Shetland

Credit: visitscotland.com