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Dunure Castle, Ayrshire
Dunure Castle, Ayrshire, Scotland
 
This evening, I am focusing on Dunure Castle, near Ayr, one of a string of castles on or near the Ayrshire coast, facing west, south of Glasgow.
 
Dunure as historic conections with the loca,l powerful  Kennedy family ( Earls of Cassillis) whose most famous seat is nearby Culzean. Here is a summary historic timeline:

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Burns Cottage, Alloway

Burns Cottage, Alloway, Scotland

 
This afternoon I attended a special Burns themed event at the Birthplace Museum of Robert Burns, Scotland’s national poet. The museum is located about 45 mins south of Glasgow near the Ayrshire coast on the West of Scotland.
 
The event commenced around 1.00pm with the underlying them of  ‘Burns Beer Festival 2012’  and sub titled  ‘A peck o’maut’  in Scots English. The series of events comprised:

Read more on Taste Scotland’s Beers, Taste Scotland…



Crathie Church, Deeside

Crathie Church, Deeside, Scotland

 This evening, I am focusing on Craithie Kirk (Church) which is located in the Scottish Highlands close to the Royal Castle at Balmoral. This area falls within the Cairngorms National Park and the highest and most remote part of Scotland.

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