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Loch Linnhe, Great Glen

Loch Linnhe, Great Glen, Scotland


This evening, I am focusing on Scotland’s Great Glen (Great Valley) which hundreds of thousands of visitors travel up and down each year of which probably¬†only a small minority fully appreciate the geological history and various facets of the Glen.

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Reenactment Medieval Lady

Reenactment Medieval Lady at Doune Castle

This morning, I collected my tour group from Edinburgh New Town and then proceeded as follows:

  • First, about one hour drive to central Scotland with aim of visiting Stirling Castle, one of Scotland’s top tourist attractions. However, we were thwarted in our objective by no lesser a person than H.M. the Queen who was scheduled to visit the castle during the afternoon resulting in a closure of the castle to visitors until after her visit had concluded. Like many other visitors we diverted to nearby Doune Castle which has a link with Stirling Castle in that Doune was a former Royal hunting lodge for the Scottish royal family which resided at Stirling during medieval times.
Doune Castle, Doune

Doune Castle, Doune, Scotland

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Entrance to Stlrling Castle

Entrance to Stlrling Castle, Scotland

This morning, I collected my small group from their Edinburgh hotel and then proceeded as follows:

First to Stirling Castle in the centre of Scotland. Here we toured the site taking in the Great Hall, Chapel Royal, Tapestry Weaving, Kitchens and stunning Royal Apartments (recently refurbished).

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