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Garden on Iona

This morning, we departed our excellent Iona lodgings and walked round to visit the historic, Christian sites comprising a ruined Augustinian Nunnery and the famous Iona Abbey which can trace its origins back to the 6th century established by St Columba in the 6th century AD. The early Abbey was bedevilled by vicious Viking raids in the 9th century notwithstanding the famous Book of Kells was spirited away by the monks to safe keeping in Ireland where it remains to this day.

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Highland Cow

This morning we departed our lodgings in the delightful central Scottish town of Dunblane ( close to the Cathedral) and then embarked on a cross country trip to Iona, off Scotland’s West Coast.

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‘King and Queen’ at Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Ayr and drove north for 90 minutes to our first destination of Stirling Castle, one of Scotland’s top visitor attractions.

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