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... Point. I was looking for a place to stay overnight. Instead, I found a lighthouse. For me, the highlight of the day came right at the end of the day. This came in the form of Dunnottar Castle. Wow what a place.
The castle is perched on a peninsula which juts out into the sea. It really is a clever place to put a castle. In the fading light I walked down to explore it and the lovely beach and cliffs around. A perfect end to a brilliant ...
... Fyvie is one of the largest of the baronial castles in Scotland and on my list of Top 10 Scottish Castles to see, but it has a pricey admission for a tour so we just took a few outdoor pics in the drizzle. Our primary destination for the day was Duff House, a great house in Banff dating from the late 1700s designed by Scottish architect William Adam that fell on hard times in the early 20th century and was used as a hotel and military facility during WWII. Duff ...
... clean !
Beach is accessed via long wooden bridge, then short walk over small dunes.
Stunning beach with fantastic flat clean sand as far as you can see.
On return across bridge we turned right along muddy track to the old graveyard.
Nice old graveyard, access via stone steps over dyke, some signs of vandalism ...
... are as follows:
Lorraine - 999,999
Sherry - 1
I am hoping I have gotten smarter over the last 17 years and I can get my score up to 2.
Tomorrow is off to Fyvie Castle, I can't wait for you to see it! Love you all,
p.s. Big kisses and hugs to Madison, Danielle, Hallie, and Sebastian...I miss you so much!
Found a campsite and the rain held off for the rest of the weekend.
We headed to The Games on the Saturday and met some of the Hay Chiefs
During the Games I couldn't resist the Drum Major so just had to have a photo of him as a reminder. As you know ladies, we LOVE a man in ...