Category Archives: architecture

Corgarff Castle – Scotland

I thought I only had one more castle to share here when I noticed something on my Instagram feed.  “Wait a minute!” I exclaimed looking at the photo and then I scrolled through my files to find the formerly unidentified … Continue reading

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Crathes Castle and Gardens

Crathes Castle is a 16th century tower house with beautiful walled gardens containing yew hedges planted as early as 1702.  I went inside of this castle for a moment and saw the amazing ceilings and oak everywhere.  But it was … Continue reading

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Castle Fraser

Castle Fraser – with a core that dates possibly back to the 1450’s –  is one of Scotland’s largest tower houses with quite a few things inside to see including going up to the top of the round tower for … Continue reading

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Red in the Rain

It was raining the day I took this through the window of our 6th floor room and it is raining again today.  The sun will come out tomorrow… Teri  📷

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Fairytale Castle Craigievar

An example of the original Scottish Baronial style is Craigievar Castle; a pink seven story castle completed in 1626 set in the rolling foothills of the Grampian Mountains.  It took some doing to find this castle with all of the … Continue reading

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Almost missed it

The it is Kilchurn Castle ruins here on Loch Awe in Argyl and Bute, Scotland; constructed in the mid 1500’s.  We had just picked up our car from the airport in Edinburgh and were heading west on our  Scotland road … Continue reading

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Eilean Donan Castle

Welcome to Eilean Donan Castle! Scotland is filled with castles and Eilean Donan is probably the most visited and photographed of them all.  I suppose it doesn’t hurt that Highlander and a James Bond film were filmed here.  In the … Continue reading

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