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Tour group vistors with Convenor at Sorbie Tower

This morning, I collected guests from cruise ship at Greenock, near Glasgow and embarked on a trip to visit Sorbie Tower which is located near Wigtown, about three hours drive south of Glasgow. En-route we stopped to view the Firth of Clyde from a vantage point near Greenock and then down the Clyde coastal route stopping for views of Dundonald Castle and Dunure Castle.

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Old High Light, North Shields, England

This evening, I am posting images and information on North Shields in N.E. England, about eight miles east of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Bewcastle Castle at Bewcastle, Cumbria


This evening, I am posting information on the Norman castle at Bewcastle in Cumbria, England. This castle was built in 1092 using stone from the former Roman fort on the same site and lasted until 1641 when it was destroyed during the English Civil War. A summary history is as follows:

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