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Hermitage Castle in landscape.

This evening, I am posting information on the austere edifice known as Hermitage Castle which is located  six miles north of Newcastleton in the Scottish Borders region and about seventy-one miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital.

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High Street, Langholm, Scottish Borders.

High Street, Langholm, Scottish Borders.

This evening, I am focusing on Langholm in the Scottish Borders. Location is approximately 25 miles drive from Carlisle, in Dumfries & Galloway.

This town (population of about 2500) has an interesting history most prominent aspect of which is involvement with the Border Reivers era and Clan Armstrong in particular. Today the town is closely associated with Clan Armstrong which in turn is identified with nearby Gilnockie Tower. A summary of history and related facts:

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Clan Armstrong Motto at Gilnockie Tower, Scotland. (Latin term translates as “I remain unvanquished”.)

This morning, I collected tour guest from Edinburgh, Scotland at 0830 and embarked on a trip to the Scottish Borders as follows:

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