Monthly Archives: July 2016

New Calton Burial Ground

On Sunday Terry I had a wander round the New Calton Burial Ground. The New Calton Burial Ground was built as an overspill and replacement to the Old Calton Burial Ground and lies on the south-east slopes of Calton Hill. … Continue reading

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Crichton Castle

On Friday afternoon Terry and I decided to go for a walk at Crichton Castle. Crichton Castle is a  large and sophisticated castle with a spectacular facade of faceted stonework in an Italian style added, following a visit to Italy, … Continue reading

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The Pineapple

After visiting Doune Castle and Castle Drummond Gardens – check out my other blog Outlander adventures – I decided to visit The Pineapple just outside Airth. After a missed turn I found it. The bizarre structure was build in 1761 … Continue reading

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Prestongrange

On a bright sunny Monday afternoon I went for a walk with my camera at Prestongrange. Prestongrange is a free open-air museum. With both indoor and outdoor areas it is a great place to visit no matter the weather. For centuries … Continue reading

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Fisherrow Harbour

Tonight we went for a walk round Fisherrow Harbour. The photos were taken about 7-8pm. Some information on the harbour – Fisherrow Harbour A fishing harbour existed at Fisherrow by 1592. On Adair’s map of 1703 the east pier only … Continue reading

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Graveyard at the end of Princes Street

Before meeting Terry for lunch I went for a brief walk through the graveyard of St Cuthbert’s at the end of Princes Street. For much of its existence St Cuthbert’s was a country kirk, outwith the city wall and in … Continue reading

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A Walk in Edinburgh with my Camera

Before it started to rain today I went for a walk in the Royal Mile with my camera.  

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