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Photo Friday: Lauriston Castle

Photo Friday: Lauriston Castle
Today’s photo Friday stop is a great yet often overlooked stop in North Edinburgh:  Lauriston Castle Lauriston Castle is a little-known mansion that’s out in Cramond, Edinburgh’s “beach” as it were, so you can start or finish your Lauriston tour with a stroll along the promenade.  (Note: as of this writing, storms have meant a large section of the path is closed for repairs.) The castle is the head of a massive 30 acres of gardens and parkland.  The building was...
April 23rd, 2010 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 0
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Edinburgh Daytrips: Scotland’s Best Country Park Re-Opens

Edinburgh Daytrips: Scotland’s Best Country Park Re-Opens
A bench with a view – that’s Drumlanrig Castle in the distance. It’s been awhile since we discussed daytrip recommendations from Edinburgh – in fact, I think our last exploration was to the city of Pitlochry for the Enchanted Forest.   Today I’d like to suggest something just slightly further afield, so it’s probably better undertaken with a car, but still a worthwhile journey.  It’s Drumlanrig Castle & Country Estate, found in the Scottish borders....
April 22nd, 2010 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 1
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