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Browsing Posts in River Tay



Hare Bells, Loch Tay, Scotland

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Dunkeld, central Scotland and embarked on a tour as follows:

First to nearby Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre and Wildlife Reserve where we spent about one hour watching the bird life with focus on a family of Ospreys. Other birds spotted included Great Crested Grebe, Greater Spotted Woodpecker, Pheasant, Mallard Ducks and many more.

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Detail from Dupplin Cross, Dunning, Scotland

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Edinburgh and embarked on a trip as follows:

  • First a short driving tour covering the highlights of Edinburgh including Old and New Towns.

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Croft Moraig Stone Circle, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on one of the more important prehistoric stone circles on mainland Scotland. Croft Moraig  ( ‘Mary’s Farm’) lies 4 miles W.S.W. of Aberfeldy and 2 miles N.E. of Kenmore in central Scotland. This position is N.E of Loch Tay on low ground below steep mountainsides. The stones are made from local schist.  According to archaeological reports, the history of the site is as follows:

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