Category Archives: Travel Photography

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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Duntulm Castle Ruins – Isle of Skye, Scotland

It was a long and winding drive on mostly one lane roads to get here and to be honest there isn’t a lot of “it” here but the views were spectacular. Looking at the map below, our journey took us … Continue reading

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Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel

Three miles outside of Oban, Scotland lies the Dunstaffnage Castle and chapel.  It is a partially ruined castle that sits on a conglomerate rock at the entrance to Loch Etive surrounded on three sides by the sea.  It is one … Continue reading

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Oh the castles I have seen!

Besides the glorious landscapes in Scotland, I wanted to see as many castles as I could get to… and a few of them took some getting to!  I have a preference for the really old castle ruins but there were … Continue reading

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Lys-Na-Greyne B&B – Aboyne, Scotland

When I chose this B&B for one of our stops in Scotland I was very excited about staying at such a beautiful place.  It wasn’t until we arrived that I found out how much of a gem I booked!  This … Continue reading

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