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Kellie Castle

This evening, I am posting information on Kellie Castle and its gardens.

The castle is located about 5 km from Pittenweem in the East Neuk of Fife and thus fits nicely with the Fife Coast ‘tourist trail’ between Edinburgh and St. Andrews which includes St. Monans and Crail.

Read more on Visit Kellie Castle, Visit Scottish Castles…

Dark Hedges


This evening, I am posting information on the unusual natural feature known as the ‘Dark Hedges’, near Stranocum in Northern Ireland.

The feature comprises an avenue of very mature beech trees planted in the 18th century by the local Stuart family in order to impress visitors approaching their property, Gracehill House.

Read more on Visit Dark Hedges, Visit Northern Ireland…

Italian Garden

This evening, I am posting information on the Italian Garden at Glamis Castle in the East of Scotland.

Glamis Castle has a history dating back to the 14th century and even features in Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The Castle has been in the family of the Earls of Strathmore since 1372 and has connections with British Royalty through the late Queen Mother. The Castle and grounds are a popular visitor attraction.

Read more on Visit Glamis Castle Italian Garden, Visit Scottish Gardens…