“I read about it in Dunnottar, a History”

Alright, so that’s not how the original quote goes (sorry Ms Rowling) but Dunnottar is just too great of a place to skip writing up a history post.  I’ve got a few more photos to share with you but if you saw my little makeshift timeline from last week you’ll know there is so much more to this castle than meets the eye.  And if you missed the timeline, no worries! Just click here.

Stormy Dunnottar

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Photoset: Dunnottar Castle

Dunnottar landscape 2

castle approach

Benholms lodging

Looking out to sea

Looking out to sea 2

lion water fountain

Whigs vault

rainbow over the sea

A visit to Dunnottar

About twenty miles south of Aberdeen, on a craggy headland in the North Sea, a weathered stone castle rests and creates a strikingly romantic landscape. Dunnottar Castle is one of Scotland’s most iconic castles and—though it’s largely in ruins—remains an incredible place to visit. Continue reading “A visit to Dunnottar”