Callendar House

Callendar House


Callendar House is a mansion set within the grounds of Callendar Park in Falkirk, central Scotland. Its present form, in the style of a French Renaissance château, the French Renaissance Revival Châteauesque structure dates from the 19th century. At its core is a 14th-century tower house. During its 600-year history, Callendar House has played host … Continue reading

Claypotts Castle (Scotland 2009)

Claypotts Castle (Scotland 2009)


Claypotts Castle is a late medieval castle in the suburban West Ferry area of Dundee, Scotland. It is one of the best-preserved examples of a 16th-century ‘Z-plan’ tower house in Scotland. Now surrounded by modern housing, the castle is maintained as an Ancient Monument by Historic Scotland. At present, it is open to the public … Continue reading

Ardnamurchan Lighthouse

Ardnamurchan Lighthouse


Der Ardnamurchan-Leuchtturm ist ein Leuchtturm an der schottischen Westküste. Er befindet sich am Point of Ardnamurchan rund 800 Meter nördlich der Felsnase Corrachadh Mòr, die den westlichsten Punkt des britischen Festlandes kennzeichnet. Dort trifft die südliche Küstenlinie der Halbinsel Ardnamurchan, die sich am Loch Sunart und dem Sound of Mull entlangzieht, auf die nördliche Küstenlinie, die parallel zu den Inseln Skye, Muck, Eigg und Rhum verläuft. ****** Ardnamurchan Lighthouse is a listed 19th century lighthouse, … Continue reading

The Hills of Glenfinnan (Scotland 2008)

The Hills of Glenfinnan (Scotland 2008)


Glenfinnan (Scottish Gaelic: Gleann Fhionghain) is a village in Lochaber area of the Highlands of Scotland. In 1745 the Jacobite Rising began here when Prince Charles Edward Stuart (“Bonnie Prince Charlie”) raised his standard on the shores of Loch Shiel. Seventy years later the 18-metre-high (60 ft) Glenfinnan Monument – at the head of the … Continue reading