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Browsing Posts published in January, 2017



Balmoral Castle, Scottish Highlands.

This evening, I am posting information on Balmoral Castle, a popular visitor attraction situated about 50 miles/80 km west of Aberdeen in the Scottish Highlands. Other popular visitor sites in the area include the small town of Braemar, Braemar Castle, Crathie Kirk and Royal Lochnagar Distillery.

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Temple Wood Stone Circle, Kilmartin Glen, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on one of the earliest known prehistoric constructions in the British Isles.

The Temple Wood site dates back to around 35oo BC and was in use for over 2000 years. It should be viewed in context of the wider, Kilmartin Glen prehistoric landscape, Argyll, West of Scotland, of which it forms part.

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A description of Bunnahabhain malts.

This evening, I am focusing on Bunnahabhain Distillery, near Port Askaig, Islay, Scotland.

Bunnahabhain was founded in 1881 and subsequently underwent numerous changes of ownership, closures and mothballing until acquired by Burns Stewart Distilleries in 2003. Capacity is 2.7m litres p.a. Core product range consists of:

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