Tours of Scotland
Photography Tour of Scotland which commenced on Tuesday, June 27th,
2006. This short tour of Scotland, consisting of nine group members,
and Pat Cory, the two group leaders, was based out of the
Perthshire town of Dunkeld
and The Atholl Arms Hotel. The photographs on this web page were
taken by Scottish Tour Guide, Mr Sandy Stevenson, and are simply
a basic record of the tour.
- Day 1:
After arrival at Edinburgh Airport, at 2.20pm, we drove to nearby South Queensferry for a one hour cruise around the Firth of Forth and Inchcolm Abbey. After the cruise we crossed
Road Bridge and drove directly North through Fife and Perthshire
After settling into The Atholl Arms Hotel, we had dinner and time to walk around beautiful Dunkeld.
- Day 2:
After breakfast we drove North to the Queens View overlooking Loch Tummel. From Loch Tummel we drove West to Kinloch Rannoch, stopping for a photo shoot at rapids on the River Tummel. At Kinloch Rannoch we viewed Schiehallion Mountain and Loch Rannoch. After lunch at the Community Cafe in Kinloch Rannoch we drove over Schiehallion Road to Keltneyburn blacksmiths, then South to Kenmore, Loch Tay and Croft Moraig Standing Stones. Returning to Dunkeld we had dinner at The Atholl Arms Hotel.
Thursday - Day 3:
After breakfast we drove South through Perthshire to my home area the Kingdom Of Fife. After a brief stop in St Andrews we drove further South to the East Neuk of Fife and the coastal fishing village of Pittenweem. After a photography session at Pittenweem harbour we lunched in the adjacent village of St Monans, then visited St Monans Church and Harbour before continuing on to the beautiful coastal village of Crail. From Crail we travelled North to St Andrews, and St Andrews Cathedral. On the return journey to Dunkeld we stopped briefly to photograph the River Tay and the Abernethy Pictish Tower. Returning to Dunkeld we had dinner at The Atholl Arms Hotel.
Friday - Day 4:
After breakfast we drove South through heavy rain to the the village of Dunning to view and photograph the famous Dupplin Cross at St Serfs Church. From Dunning we headed South to the old Scottish Burgh of Culross, stopping briefly for tea and scones at Powmill. After a photo session, and lunch, in Culross, we drove West to visit the Wallace Monument and Stirling Castle. From Stirling we drove North to Crieff and onwards through the Sma Glen to the River Braan at Rumbling Bridge. Returning to Dunkeld we had dinner at The Atholl Arms Hotel. After dinner the group visited Dunkeld Cathedral.
- Day 5:
drove South to historic Falkland
which was a popular retreat with all the Stewart Kings and Mary Queen of Scots. From Falkland we drove to
Vane Farm which is set in the beautiful Kinross countryside. After lunch at Vane Farm we drove to the village of Thornton to attend the Thornton Highland Games. After the Games we drove North to visit the village garden at Glenfarg. Dinner then followed at The Famous Bein Inn in Glenfarg.
Sunday - Day 6:
After breakfast we drove to Edinburgh Airport.
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Tours To Scotland 2006
6th to October 16th, 2006
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