Scourie (Highland)

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Black and white view showing a pond or partially flooded field, separated from another body of water by a built up road or causeway. Behind the field stands a small boathouse and a larger two-storey house, set among trees.
  • Photograph:Erskine Beveridge
Colour view of the back of a row of modern retail outlets with the skyline of Coatbridge behind.
  • Photograph: Andy Stringer

Features of the area

Highland Group

Highland is one of Scotland’s 32 unitary council areas. It is the largest local government area in both Scotland and the United Kingdom as a whole.

The area was created as a two-tier region in 1975 with Highland Region being divided into eight districts, Badenoch and Strathspey, Caithness, Inverness, Lochaber, Nairn, Ross and Cromarty, Skye and Lochalsh and Sutherland.

In 1996, Highland Regional Council and the district councils were wound up and their functions were transferred to a new Highland Council. It borders Moray, Aberdeenshire, Perth and Kinross, and Argyll and Bute.

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