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Traquair House, Innerleithen, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on Traquair House in the village of Innerleithen in turn in the Scottish Borders. The House is located about thirty miles south of Edinburgh.

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Mary, Queen of Scots reenactment at Traquair House

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Glasgow and drove S.W. towards the Jedburgh region in the Scottish Borders, a trip which too about two hours. On the latter section of the drive we encountered classic Borders landscape as manifested in rolling hills, narrow roads, omnipresent sheep, rivers and streams and seasonal colours (gorse).

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Hiking through woods

This evening, I am posting information on today’s small group hike through Dalzell Estate and Baron’s Haugh in North Lanarkshire.(Haugh is a Scots word meaning a river-meadow.) The site is located near Motherwell, about sixteen miles S.E. of Glasgow, Scotland.

This site combines nature and history. Here is a stunning designed landscape including fascinating historical features, while the woodlands and wetlands are home to an amazing array of birds and other wildlife.

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