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View of Dumbarton from Dumbarton Castle

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Balloch, Loch Lomond and drove south for about 15 minutes to Dumbarton where we visited the castle. Dumbarton Castle has a long history dating back to the first millennia when it was the power centre of the Kingdom of Strathclyde, subsequently a medieval fortification and then a gun battery in the early 19th century. Despite persistent rain we visited all aspects of the site which offered good views of the Firth of Clyde and Dumbarton. The castle site is home to a wide range of flora and bird life.

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Lobster Pots at St Andrews

This morning, guests started the day with a visit to Edinburgh Castle which dominates the Edinburgh skyline and is a popular tourist attraction.

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Young lambs, Sleat, Skye, Scotland

This morning, benefiting from dry and sunny weather, we undertook a three hour hike around the southermost point of the Isle of Skye, Scotland. Key features:

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