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We are proud to present today’s featured artist. ————————————— ARTIST | @nichbrand LOCATION | Moy Castle, Isle of Mull, 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 ————————————— Beautifully situated on a rocky crag by the seashore in the south of the Isle of Mull, Moy Castle is a ruinous plain 15th-century tower of three storeys and a gabled garret, remaining entire to the wallhead. It has a flush crenellated parapet. Open rounds, which were once roofed over, crown two of the corners, while a caphouse for the stair and a gabled watch-chamber crown the others. The few windows are small.  The entrance leads to the vaulted basement, which has a well in the floor. The hall would have been on the first floor, with private chambers above. The tower was harled, and a landing place survives, just beside the castle. Part of the beach appears to have been cleared for a slipway. Castel Loch-buy’ is marked on Blaeu’s map of Mull. The MacLaines owned the property, an unruly branch of the MacLeans, after acquiring the lands from the MacDonald Lords of the Isles around 1360. The tower is believed to have been built around 1450 by Hector MacLaine, brother of Lachlan Lubanach MacLean of Duart. Iain the Toothless, the chief, and his son and heir, Ewen of the Little Head, fought in 1538 over the latter’s marriage settlement: apparently Ewen’s wife was not satisfied with their house on a fortified island in Loch Squabain, and desired something more luxurious. Ewen was slain in the subsequent battle, his head being hewn off and his horse riding away for two miles with the decapitated body. A cairn was said to mark the spot where Ewen finally fell from his horse, but this has been destroyed. His ghost, the headless horseman, is said to been seen riding in Glen Mor on a dun-coloured horse, sometimes with a green cloak, when one of the MacLaines is about to die. There are also tales of a ghostly black dog. Ewen was buried on Iona........ 》》see comment below

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Did you know that for the price of a house in London you can buy a castle in Scotland? Happy Tuesday!!! 🤪

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Went out exploring today and decided to pay Dirleton Castle a visit. East of Edinburgh and West of North Berwick, this Medieval Castle has got to be one of my favourites. It was abandoned by the end of the 17th century and had passed through the care of three families (De Vaux, Haliburton, Ruthven). Unfortunately not part of the usual itinerary of a Rabbie's tour, but if you ask nicely, I'm sure we can get you out there! #rabbiestours #rabbies #tartanviking #tartan #viking #scotland #lovescotland #yourscotland #scenenicscotland #scottishscenery #visitscotland #beautifulscotland #explorescotland #igscotland #ig_scotland #castles #wanderlustscotland #scottishcastles #eastlothian #medieval #scottishhistory #scottish #travelscotland #hiddenscotland #fortification

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We are proud to present today’s featured artist. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• ARTIST | @lisajparis LOCATION | Castle Menzies, 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 ———————————————— The sixteenth-century castle, built as a Z-plan castle, was the seat of the chiefs of clan Menzies for over 500 years. Strategically situated, it was involved in the turbulent history of the highlands. Bonnie Prince Charlie, the Stuart pretender to the throne, rested for two nights in the castle on his way to the battle of Culloden in 1746. The restoration of the ancient part of the castle involved the demolition of a greatly decayed 18th century wing. A large Victorian ballroom (not visible in the adjacent photograph) was, however, retained. . The castle, restored by the Menzies Clan Society after 1957, is an example of architectural transition between an earlier tradition of rugged fortresses and a later one of lightly defensible 'châteaux'. The walls are of random rubble, originally harled (roughcast), but the quoins, turrets and door and window surrounds are of finely carved blue freestone. This attractive and extremely hard-weathering stone was also used for the architectural details and monuments at the nearby Old Kirk of Weem, which was built by the Menzies family and contains their monuments and funeral hatchments. A marriage stone above the original entrance was installed by James Menzies in 1571, to record his marriage to Barbara Stewart, daughter of the Earl of Atholl. . Duleep Singh, last maharajah of the Sikh Empire, lived at Castle Menzies between 1855 and 1858, following his exile from the Punjab in 1854. He was officially the ward of Sir John Spencer Login and Lady Login, who leased the castle for him. •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• For a chance to be featured: Please follow @scottishcastles_ and Tag #scottishcastles_ •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• #Castlemenzies #Weem #Aberfeldy #perthshire #scottishhighlands #Scottishcastles_ #Scotland #scottishcastles #castlesinscotland #castlesworld #castles #ruins #scottishhistory #fortheloveofscotland #fairytalecastle #epic_castles #scotlandcastles #castlesoftheworld #instascotland #lovecastles #castlelovers #instacastles

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@solveiginscotland's pic of the Old Bridge of Avon looks like something from a fairy tale! 😍✨ Who's visited this spot on the way to Ballindalloch Castle? 🏰 #OldBridgeofAvon #BallindallochCastleGates #BallindallochCastle #NE250 #MadeinMoray #Scotland #MoraySpeyside #LoveGreatBritain #ScottishCastles #VisitScotland

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We are proud to present today’s featured artist. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 🏅ARTIST | @danchristie_24 📍LOCATION | DUNROBIN CASTLE, 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 🏰Dunrobin Castle is the most northerly of Scotland's great houses and the largest in the Northern Highlands. The castle is also one of Britain's oldest continuously inhabited houses dating back to the early 1300s, home to the Earls and later, the Dukes of Sutherland. 🏰The Castle, which resembles a French château with its towering conical spires, has seen the architectural influences of Sir Charles Barry, who designed London’s Houses of Parliament, and Scotland’s own Sir Robert Lorimer. 🛥The Castle was used as a naval hospital during the First World War and as a boys’ boarding school from 1965 to 1972. 🌍Located on the east coast of the Northern Highlands the castle has a wonderful vista overlooking the Moray Firth. ————————————————— For a chance to be featured: Please tag us @scottishcastles_ in the photographs or use the #ScottishCastles_ hashtag. •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• #dunrobincastle #golspie #dunrobincastlegolspie #dornoch #dunrobincastlegardens #Scottishcastles_ #Scotland #scottishcastles #castlesinscotland #castlesworld #castles #ruins #scottishhistory #fortheloveofscotland #fairytalecastle #epic_castles #scotlandcastles #castlesoftheworld #instascotland #lovecastles #castlelovers #instacastles #europecastles #worldwide_castles #map_of_europe #medievalcastle #medieval #ancientcastle

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are proud to present today’s featured artist. ————————————————— ARTIST | @nichbrand LOCATION | Castle Leod, Scotland🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 ————————————————— For a chance to be featured: Please follow @scottishcastles_ and Tag #scottishcastles_ •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Reposted from @nichbrand The 14th Century Tower House is the Clan seat of the MacKenzie clan, and currently the family home of the Clan Chief, the Earl of Cromartie. Located near Strathpeffer, Castle ‘Leod’ or ‘Liotr’ is a Viking name which can be traced to an uncle of the mighty Norseman Thorfinn, Jarl of Orkney and Caithness. Thorfinn established himself in the area in the 11th Century after the local ‘Battle of Torfness’ when King Duncan was slain and Thorfinn’s half brother, Macbeth, Mormaer of Ross and Moray, became King of Scotland. The former Pictish fort on the mound was replaced by the Norse Earls with a stone built keep in the eleventh century by Liotr or Leod or by his kinsman, Jarl Olaf. It is not known what further building work was carried out over the centuries except that by the late15th century it looked much like it does today. The castle was granted to John of Killin, 10th Chief of Clan MacKenzie (1485-1561) after he fought at the Battle of Flodden. The current castle is the result of work carried out in the early 17th century by Sir Roderick Mackenzie, the ancestor of the Earl of Cromartie. The castle has remained the seat of the Earls of Cromartie ever since. In 1746 George Mackenzie, 3rd Earl of Cromartie, forfeited the estate, following his support for the ill-fated 1745 Jacobite Uprising. The estates, but not the title, were restored to his son in 1784. The castle was reported to already be in a run-down state earlier in the same century, when the estate was badly debt-ridden. ————————————————— #CastleLeod #Inverness #Strathpeffer #Highlands #Outlander #ScottishCastles_ #scottishcastles #castlesinscotland #yourcastlesnaps #castlesworld #castles #ruins #scottishhistory #medieval #fortheloveofscotland #fairytalecastle #epic_castles #scotlandcastles #castlesoftheworld #instascotland #lovecastles #castlelovers #instacastles #europecastles #worldwide_

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This was our first visit to Drummond Castle Gardens, Crieff and they didn’t disappoint. They are Scotland’s most important formal gardens and amongst the finest in Europe. They were laid out in 1630 by John Drummond 2nd Earl of Perth, but took the present format about 200 years later. 💙 #scottishcastles #scottishhistory #perthshire #drummondcastlegardens #hiddenscotland #outandaboutscotland #crieff #scotlandsgardens #visualsofscotland #visitscotland #takeninscotland #explore_scotland #ayearwithmycamera #scotshots

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Give me stone on top of stone, rocks that grow to be mountains, earth that’s forever green; give me days of adventure thought gone. And tarry - won’t you? - along the trail with me. . . Day dreaming of muddy boots, wet clothes, wind wrecked hair, and those wild Scottish sights. . If you could get on a plane today, where would you be going and why? ☺️✈️💕 . . . . . . . . #scotland #kilchurncastle #castle #scotlandtravel #travelscotland #scottishcastles #daydreaming #tbt #everydaymagic #writersofinstagram #adventurebound

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#drumcastle Autumn craft and food festival. So I can basically convince my children to go anywhere, as long as there is cake. 🎂 🏰 🏰 🏰 🏰 #scottishcastles #nationaltrustforscotland #scotland_ig #somewhereinscotland #drumcastlescotland #blueskiessunnydays #scotlandexplore

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The last two weeks have been a bit of a whirlwind, but in a completely amazing way! I haven’t been super present on social media or with @lotusnaturals because I’ve been being present in life for some amazing events with my favorite people ❤️ . . @corrieangelo and B are married!! The wedding was held at @brightplacegallery and @stuartsofbend and @ofmiceandmischief did a superb job of pulling off a stunner of a time. Honestly the best wedding and dance party!! . . Now my sis and new bro are adventuring through the Scottish highlands and I’m so stoked for them! . . Now back to the hustle of #smallbusiness life . . . . . #bepresent #bepresentinthemoment #happyplace #brightplacegallery #wedding #maidofhonor #danceparty #ilovemysister #mynewbro #scottishhighlands #scottishcastles #honeymoon #adventure #liveyourbestlife #loveyourlife #inbend #bendoregon #centraloregonmakers #famgoals #love #etsyshop #etsyseller #instaweddings

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🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿💙Braemar Castle💙🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 ⠀⠀ 💙I am on a castle kick - this was an impulse stop on my way back to Dundee after completing the NC500. ⠀⠀ 💙I was driving through the Cairngorms National Park And saw the sign so we pulled over to check it out and I am so glad I did. ⠀⠀ 💙It’s not far from Balmoral Castle so if you are visiting this Royal Residence you can easily see Braemar castle as well. ⠀⠀ 💙There is lots of history here including involvement with the Jacobite rising and you can read more about it on the castles website @Braemar.castle 💙BTW have you read my blog on the Top 10 castles on the NC500? - If you are a castle lover you don’t want to miss this one💙 . . . . #thecairngorms #cairngormsnationalpark #braemarcastle #braemar #aberdeenshire #visitaberdeenshire #visitabdn #royaldeeside #balmoralcastle #scottishcastles #visitscotland #scotlandsites #scotlandlover #escocia #somewhereinscotland #scotspirit #scotlandshots #unlimitedscotland #simplyscotland #thisisscotland #iangblack #sheisnotlost #loves_united_castle #castlesofscotland #castles_oftheworld #scottishcastle #ne250 #northeast250 #visitcairngorms

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Inside of entrance at Craigmiller Castle.. #scotland #lovescotland #explorescotland #hiddenscotland #scottishcastles

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#ad I loved staying at Lochranza Youth Hostel on my last visit to the Isle of Arran 💙 Arran is known as ’Scotland in Miniature’, and Lochranza in itself lives up to that name; from mountains to sea, castle to distillery. I felt instantly calm and content on arrival.⁠ ⁠ Upon stepping outside the hostel, I was greeted by rabbits, sheep, oyster catchers, a lone heron, a pair of swans and an ancient castle. Magical! ✨ @hostellingscotland⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ #gohostelling #arran #isleofarran #visitarran #lochranza #lochranzacastle #scottishcastles #ayrshire #scottishislands #islandhopper #scotland #visitscotland #blogscot #igersscotland #igscotland #scotlandisnow #ig_scotland #lovescotland #instascotland #scotlandlover #scotland_ig #scotlandtravel #scotland_insta #hiddenscotland

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Once upon a long long time ago, this was a spiral staircase. ------------ Missing exploring castles and Scotland with @amberinw0nderland 😭 ----------- Pc: @amberinw0nderland

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Apparently, this is the earliest etching/ depiction of Thurso Castle. Given that Caithness is the flatlands beyond the highlands, those hills are definitely an exaggerated artist’s impression 😄 Lovely all the same, though. #thurso #thursocastle #castle #castles #etching #caithness #rareartwork #thefarnorth #scotland #scottishcastles #historiccastle

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Came home with this 300 megapixel panorama of Eilean Donan castle. It was a dreary day, but it adds a lot of character to the scene. Unfortunately, this is another case of Instagram compression ruining the quality of an image. Guess I’ll have to print it to fully appreciate it. • • • • • • • • #eileandonan #eileandonancastle #oldcastle #igersscotland #visitscotland #scotlandtravel #photooftheday #panorama #architecturephotography #photographer #scotlandhighlands #scottishcastle #castlesofscotland #bealpha #sonyalpha #scotlandhighlands #scottishcastles #thisisscotland #travelgram #travelphotography #travelblogger #travelphotoblog #mytravels #adventurers #a7riii #travel_captures #traveladdict #instatravel #ig_travel #highlands

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So I’ve spent part of this week editing photos from my worldwide trip in 2015. For those that didn’t know me back then, you probably haven’t heard how difficult this trip was for me. I planned this trip back in 2014 and saved almost $20k for it. Then in March 2015, I met my third Exhusband. I still went on this trip, but my codependency and his abuse made this trip *so hard*. I had horrific anxiety a majority of the experience but I still have wonderful experiences that I would love to share with you. Today is about #Scotland 😍 it was the hardest, with jet lag and missing my ex (we had only been married 2 months when I left). But I saw some stunning things! One of the picture is then Highland Games, where the queen showed up! 👑 the Scottish people are some of the funniest people too! I’d love to go back one day, for sure! . . . . . #scotlandadventures #solotravel #brora #highlandcow #highlandgames #travelmore #adventurer #castles #lochnessmonster #lochness #sheep #edinburghcastle #austintexas #destinationwedding #destinationweddingplanner #destinationphotographer #transitions #loveyourself #blueskies #scottishcastles #scottishcastlewedding

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Repost from @scottishcastles_ using @RepostRegramApp - are proud to present today’s featured artist. ————————————————— ARTIST | @jheasman_photography LOCATION | Castle Fraser, Scotland ————————————————— For a chance to be featured: Please follow @scottishcastles_ and Tag #scottishcastles_ •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Castle Fraser is the most elaborate Z-plan castle in Scotland and one of the grandest 'Castles of Mar'. It is located near Kemnay in the Aberdeenshire region of Scotland. The castle stands in over 300 acres (1.2 km2) of landscaped grounds, woodland and farmland which includes a walled kitchen garden of the 19th century. Fans of the Oscar-winning film The Queen (2006) may also recognise Castle Fraser as it doubled for Balmoral Castle during filming. —————————————————— #CastleFraser #CastlesofMar #Kemnay #Aberdeenshire #inverurie #ScottishCastles_ #scottishcastles #castlesinscotland #yourcastlesnaps #castlesworld #castles #ruins #scottishhistory #medieval #fortheloveofscotland #fairytalecastle #epic_castles #scotlandcastles #castlesoftheworld #instascotland #lovecastles #castlelovers #instacastles #europecastles #worldwide_castles #thecastlesofscotland #map_of_europe

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I’m appreciating Hand Crafted items. This crazy but beautiful vase, I won in a funny little raffle in Hebden Bridge. It is pottery and made by Tim H Fletcher. I would love to know more about him and his work. You never know the powers of social media may come up with the answer. 🤔 The picture was painted by my lovely dad, who I know very well. He did not rate himself as an artist but I’m sure you will agree with me. He was brilliant 💕. People share lots of crazy things on social media, why shouldn’t I be any different ⭐️ #handmade #pottery #flowers #picoftheday #beautiful #scottishcastles #scottishcastle #dunrobincastle #art #artist #crafts #Chorley #hebdenbridge #hebdenbridgepottery

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Fancy a staycation that takes you back in time? A break at Old Newton of Doune is like going back in time, without the drafty rooms and chilly evenings. Think traditional features meets luxury modcons, plus a private basement chapel and a large private garden, this property is not to be missed! We will share some more photos throughout the day, but if you are interested you can find this castle by following the link in our bio 👆😉 . . . Code P214 | Sleeps 12 | from £1905/week | 🐩 friendly | short breaks considered . . . #castle #castles #castlesofscotland #scottishcastles #castlegrounds #magicalcastle #historic #history #historiccastle #chapel #weddingvenue #smallwedding #traditional #stirling #visitscotland #cottagesandcastles #cottagesandcastlesholiday #propertyphotography #castlegoals

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We are proud to present today’s featured artist. ———————————————— ARTIST | @scotlandtraveloholic LOCATION | Dunnottar Castle, 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 ———————————————— A romantic, evocative and historically significant ruined Castle, perched on a giant conglomorate on the edge of the North-Sea. Once seen - never forgotten. . William Wallace, Mary Queen of Scots, the Marquis of Montrose and the future King Charles II have graced the Castle with their presence. Most famously though, it was at Dunnottar Castle that a small garrison held out against the might of Cromwell’s army for eight months and saved the Scottish Crown Jewels, the ‘Honours of Scotland’, from destruction. Built c.1400-1600 In use - until 1718 . The castle was restored in the 20th century and is now open to the public. ———————————————— For a chance to be featured: Please follow @scottishcastles_ and Tag #scottishcastles_ •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• #DunnottarCastle #DunnottarCastleStonehaven #Fortress #Stonehaven #scottishcastles_ #scottishcastles #castlesinscotland #yourcastlesnaps #castlesworld #castles #ruins #scottishhistory #medieval #fortheloveofscotland #fairytalecastle #epic_castles #scotlandcastles #castlesoftheworld #instascotland #lovecastles #castlelovers #instacastles #europecastles #worldwide_castles #thecastlesofscotland #map_of_europe #Sunset

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Go on ... a few more steps under this amazing arched doorway and you’ll be inside Loch Doon Castle! ➡️ swipe to step inside . Did you know ❓ . Loch Doon Castle dates back to the late 13th century and used to sit on an island in the middle of Loch Doon. In the 1930s it was disassembled and moved to where it stands now to save it from rising water levels from the hydro-electric scheme . . . #lochdooncastle #lochdoon #dalmellington #eastayrshire #ayrshire #mustseeayrshire #visitayrshire #visitscotland #historicscotland #historicenvironmentscotland #scottishhistory #ruins #castle #castles #castleruins #castlesofayrshire #castlesofscotland #scottishcastles #castlesofinstagram #instascotland #outandaboutscotland #thisisscotland #scotlandisnow @visitscotland

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Have you ever been into Winterfell? Or Leoch Castle of MacKenzies from Outlander series? Well, hope you have at least watched Monty Python and The Holy Grail🙌🏻 #winterfell #gameofthrones #winterfellcastle #outlander #leochcastle #monthypython #montypythonholygrail #scottishcastles #scotland #visitscotland #dounecastle #polishgirl #travelgirl #travelgram #travelling

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Threave Castle looking gorgeous today as the @historicscotland ferryman ensures you get across the River Dee safely. The #Douglas stronghold is a must see when you visit #dumfriesandgalloway @visitsouthwestscotland @visitscotland #scotlandisnow #lovedandg @ig_scotland #castledouglas #scottishcastles @the_castlehunter @threavegarden @laretour @thechaoticscot @travelswithakilt

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Taking it back to Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿. There is so much to take in while traveling and exploring. I often find it difficult to post mostly because I feel so immersed in what I’m seeing I don’t want to take the time to make a post. Now that I’m home I will be sharing out some snaps over the next week or two. Here is the bonnie Eilean Donan Castle 🏰. Hit the geo tag to see the location 👍. #eileandonancastle #eileandonan #castle #castlesofscotland #castlesofinstagram #visitscotland #photosofbritain #castles_oftheworld #scottishcastles #scotland #scotlandhighlands #scotland_insta #scotlandexplore #scotland_greatshots #historicscotland #scottishhighlands #scottishcollective #scotlandsites #scotlandscenery #loch #travelholic #traveltuesday #traveltheworld #travellingthroughtheworld #traveleurope #kings_shots #kings_alltags_ #ig_scotland

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Escapism at its best 😍

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💙🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿Strome Castle🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿💙 ⠀⠀ 💙Built in the 1400’s by the Macdonalds it had an important strategic position guarding the north side of the Strome Narrows. ⠀⠀ 💙Strome Castle changed hands a number of times and not much is left after the Mackenzies blew it up in 1602 after a siege. ⠀⠀ 💙Although there is not much left to this castle it is in a pretty location. And the best part- you don’t see it much on IG. Welcome to a bit of #undiscoveredscotland . . . . ⠀⠀ #stromecastle #visitscotland #scotland #scottishcastles #lochcarron #nc500 #northcoast500 scotlandsites #scotlandlover #escocia #somewhereinscotland #scotspirit #scotlandshots #unlimitedscotland #simplyscotland #thisisscotland #sheisnotlost #loves_united_castle #castlesofscotland #castles_oftheworld #highlands #scotlandscenery #yourcoasts #pathlesstraveled #castleruins

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A dream come true, marrying your best friend at a Scottish Castle ❤️ #historicscotland #marrywild #scottishcastles

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~ Every story has an end, but in life every end is a new beginning ~ Yesterday I had my graduation and that means I'm officially a Bachelor now!👩🏻‍🎓 For the past four years, I studied Bachelor of Communications at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, in addition to my fulltime job. I can't believe these four years are over now. So much free time! 🤪 But no joke, there were many times during my study that were really hard and sometimes I even felt like I wanted to give up. But luckily there were more good than bad moments. I worked together with beautiful and inspiring people and joined interesting classes. Looking back now I wouldn't miss it for the world. ❤

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Medieval Castle Menzies #scottishcastles #scottishholsarethebest

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Photos from a great day out yesterday to the Borders to see the Great Polish Map of Scotland. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 The first two photos show the Map. It's the largest 3D terrain map in the world, and it was so incredible to see. It was built in the 70s by Polish students and commissioned by WWII veteran Jan Tomacek (who also ran the legendary Apollo Theatre in Glasgow). The idea was to make a gift to symbolise the alliance between Scotland and Poland, that would be a permanent feature in the landscape. 🇵🇱 The other photos are from a walk around Barony Castle grounds and Peebles. 🏰 The toadstool is a fly agaric, and the caterpillar is an elephant hawk moth. 🐛🍄 What you can't see from the last photo is that the bench was leaning back precariously at a 45 degree angle into a ditch. Perfect for the Rees-Mogg attitude 😎

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This was taken from the top of Elcho Castle which is on the way to Perth. . Sometimes you just like a photo without really knowing why. This is the case here. Maybe it’s the balance between the opposite flows from the field and the forest, or it’s the balance of the colours, I’m really not sure. . It was also one of these shots that never fully came to life until the crop! #longlivethecroptop

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Credit on the photo. This is a stunning shot of Threave Castle, just outside Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway. I adore the softness of the sky and water, contrasting the strong image of the building. I love visiting this castle, where you have to get a little ferry across to it. It stands strong and proud alone on its own little island. As an individual you can gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look ‘fear’ in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘ I lived through this. I can take the next thing that comes along.' My own attitude now is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will try and turn that perceived weakness into a strength. There will always be obstacles and challenges that stand in your way. Building mental strength will help you develop resilience to those potential hazards so you can continue on your journey to wherever you want to be. Live life. #weardalepiper #davidjohnphotography #threavecastle #dumfriesandgalloway #scotland #scottishcastles #sunsets #strength #individual #courage #confidence #bestrong #mentalstrength #livelife

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Beautiful views looking North across the River Forth towards Fife (even better if you get a nicer day than we did 🌧) The Forth Bridges can also be seen from Blackness . 📍Blackness Castle 🗓04/09/19 . . . . . #blacknesscastle #blackness #castle #historicscotland #historicscotlandmember #castlesofscotland #scottishcastles #outlander #historic #scotland #firthofforth #riverforth #visitscotland #instascotland #igscotland #ig_scotland #scotspirit #yourscotland #lovescotland #thisisscotland #unlimitedscotland #explorescotland #scotlandisnow #discoverscotland #scotlandtravel #nikon #nikonphotography

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When the sun goes down the pink lights come up 🌌🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🌌 . . . . . #scottish #buchanans #buchanan #pinklight #scottishcastles #cambusmore #cambusmoreestate

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‪An absolutely splendid day enjoying the Edinburgh Riding of the Marches! It was a joy to see everyone, especially the pipers of George Heriot’s School, in the parade outside of Holyrood Palace. ‬ . . . . . #edinburgh #horseback #scotland #scottishparliament #parade #horses @george_heriots_school #doggosdointhings #cutestgoldens #kilt #bagpipes #goldenretrievertoday #scottishpalace #scottishcastles #scottishcastle #scottish #castle

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