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Culzean Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Culzean Castle, which is one of the top visitor attractions in the south-west of Scotland being located on the Ayrshire coast, about 1 hour drive south of Glasgow. Culzean (pronounced  ‘cullane‘) offers a combination of extensive parkland with deer, well maintained gardens, seaside caves and glorious coastal views. The unusual name is derived from Old Gaelic and translates as ‘bird corner’.

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Highland Cow with Calf, Great Glen, Scotland

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Inverness in the Scottish Highlands and embarked on a trip as follows:

First to nearby Fort George at Ardesier on the Moray Firth. This is a huge 18 century British Military ‘Redcoat’ Fort which was constructed shortly after the Battle of Culloden (1746) to control the Highlands and prevent another Jacobite uprising. Today, it is still used by the British Army with the Black Watch currently in residence.

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Red Deer Stag at Blair Castle, Scotland

This afternoon the Catswhiskers team visited a seasonal Art, Craft and Food Fair held at Blair Castle in Perthshire, central Scotland, about 90 miles north of Glasgow.

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