Exclusive Scotland Tour
Sunday, May 27, 2007
View of Glamis Castle. This is closely connected with the Royal Family
Dunkeld Cathedral, Perthshire. Part living church, part ruin.
Fishing on the River Tay near Dalguise, Perthshire
Queen's View, Perthshire
View of River Garry, Perthshire
Blair Castle, Perthshire. Home of the Duke of Atholl
Garden view at Blair Castle
Clava Cairns near Inverness. These date back to 2000 BC
Castle Stuart near Inverness. This is now a hotel. It dates from the 17th century and has seen military action.
Fort George near Inverness. This was built in the late 18th century and remains an army base to this day.
View from fort George with cannon still in situ.
Trebuchet at Castle Urquhart, Loch Ness.
Unusual black Highland Cow at Glencoe
Castle Stalker near port Appin
Discrimination against the Campbells at Glencoe. This relates to a feud dating back hundreds of years and, in particular, the Glencoe massacre of 1692.
Piper in the Highlands
Greedy Stag in the Highlands.
Glasgow's Science Centre with tower.
View from Science Centre Tower, Glasgow
Another view from Science Centre Tower
Rear view of Provand's Lordship, Glasgow's Oldest House (1456)
Greedy magpie in Glasgow
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Best of Scotland Tour
Above-view from Balmoral Castle
Above- floral display at Balmoral Castle
Above- Balmoral Castle. Private residence of the Royal Family
Above-Garden at Cawdor
Above- Cawdor Castle which has links with Macbeth
Above- Glenkinchie Distillery
Above-Linlithgow Palace, birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots
Above-architecture at Linlithgow
Above-Skyline at Edinburgh with Calton Hill in background
Scottish Borders Tour
Thursday, May 03, 2007
Greedy goat in Galloway
Ailsa Craig in the Firth of Clyde. From this ancient volcanic plug was produced curling stones.
Drumlanrig Castle, ancient Douglas stronghold and Dumfriesshire home of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, KT.
Surrounded by the 120,000 acre Queensberry Estate, Country Park and grand Victorian Gardens, Drumlanrig Castle was completed in 1691 by William Douglas, 1st Duke of Queensberry and is one of the first and most important Renaissance buildings in the grand manner in Scotland.
Clatteringshaws Loch, Galloway.
Clatteringshaws Loch reservoir was created 1929-1935 over the Black Water of
Market Square in Wigtown with market in process.
Ailsa Craig, in the Firth of Clyde, is an Islang abruptly from the sea to an elevation of 1,110 feet.t has apitous except on the North East Side where it slopes more gently and is accessible.Cc
Itnes fashioned from its rock. It was here that the curling stones used by the Scottish Women’s Curling Team, Winter 2002 Olympic Gold medal winners, were made.
Culzean Castle- View from the East
Ayrshire countryside-rolling hills, green and pleasant!
Burns Cottage, Alloway. View from roadside.
Tableaux inside Burns Cottage, Alloway
Robert Burns' Cottage, Alloway, Ayrshire (Rear view)
See Scotland Tour
Having fun at the England-Scotland Border
Inspecting the ruins at Vindolanda
Jedburgh Castle. This is packed with history and was the town jail.
Jedburgh Abbey-was founded as a priory by King David 1 in 1138. Suffered extensive damage in military campaigns.
Crail-classic East Neuk fishing village.
View of Forth Bridges from Fife Coast.
Architecture at St. Andrews.
The famous Old Course at St. Andrews
St. Andrew's Cathedral- a ruin full of grave markers
Family pic against background of St. Andrew's Castle
Inspecting fishermen sorting bait for the lobsterpots
Pic against background of lobsterpots and St. Andrew's
View of St. Andrew's Castle from Harbor
Friendly gun dog at Cluny Clays
Clay shooting near Kirkaldy
Tower of Castle Campbell, Clackmannanshire
Family pic at top of Castle Campbell. Rain stopped just in time!
Taking pics at top of Castle Campbell.
We also visited Housteads on Hadrian's Wall but your guide's camera battery went flat!
Cochran Ancestry Tour
Tuesday, May 01, 2007
Remains of Auchans House near Dundonald Castle
View of Dundonald Castle from Auchans House
Dundonald Castle- a former royal residence of the early Stewart kings
Inscription on entrance at Culzean Castle, Ayrshire
Culzean Castle, Ayrshire. Formerly principal seat of the Kennedy family
Another view of Culzean Castle
Font in Paisley Abbey
Interior of Paisley Abbey
View of Paisley Abbey
Paisley Town Hall-a magnificent Victorian edifice.
Paisley Abbey, whose origins date back to 1163. William Wallace was educated here.
Paisley street view
Clarks Mills Paisley, now offices and flats.
Dianne with backdrop of Clarks Mills. Her ancestors may have worked in this textile mill.
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