Month: February 2009

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Visitor figures fall for top tourist attractions

Visitor figures for the UK’s top tourist attractions have been published today . Edinburgh Castle had over one million visitors in 2008 , although the total for the year represents a drop of 8% . The Falkirk Wheel weighed in with 500,829 visitors , 2.5% less than 2007 . Kelvingrove Art Gallery is Scotland’s top tourist attraction, despite a huge 35% fall in visitors last year.

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Eilean Donan Castle pictures

Eilean Donan Castle is one of my favourite castles to photograph . One of the unique things about it is that it is in the middle of 3 lochs and totally surrounded by water . The only approach is by a bridge .

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Kelpies private tour , Scotland's iconic Kelpies
Castle tours

Top ten Scottish castle tours

Scotland has hundreds of castles old and new , ruined and modernised . I have compiled a list of my top ten castles . I have been taking pictures of castles for over 10 years and each one offers a unique challenge

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Ben Lomond pictures – HD video of Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond is beautiful at this time of year . At the moment Ben Lomond is covered in snow and barely visible .

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Edinburgh Castle gets its one millionth visitor

Historic Scotland’s flagship attraction Edinburgh Castle is celebrating after welcoming its one millionth visitor through the door this year. No , they haven’t had one million visitors since January 1 . This is their financial year which ends in March

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Snow falls in Scotland as winter sets in

Snow has been falling today , mainly in short showers just enough to disrupt traffic . There was traffic chaos in Falkirk. A severe weather warning has been issued for eastern parts of Scotland as heavy snow moves across the country.

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