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Kiltearn Old Parish Churchyard.


This evening, I am focusing on the, now roofless, Old Parish church at Kiltearn near Evanton, about seventeen miles north of Inverness on the banks of the  Cromarty Firth.

This structure dates from 1791 and incorporates parts of an earlier, medieval church. The site possibly dates from early Christian times.

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Rosslyn Chapel

Today was the penultimate day of our Ireland and Scotland tour. Weather proved very favourable with sunshine and blue skies.

We departed our Edinburgh lodgings at 0930 and drove down to visit the nearby Rosslyn Chapel (above), a magnificent example of 15th century stone masonry skills which has been made famous via the da Vinci code. Guests attended the 10.00 am guided tour which provided insight into this building with its long and complex history.

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Edinburgh Fringe

This morning, we departed our Edinburgh lodgings and travelled into town by bus to visit the castle and other sites. At this time of year Edinburgh has two events in process, namely the Edinburgh Fringe and Edinburgh Military Tattoo.The former is a cultural event  comprising a variety of entertainment shows at venues around the City whilst the latter is a very popular military themed event focused on bands, marching, dance and music.

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