Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Blackrock Cottage Rannoch Moor June 2011

Blackrock Cottage Rannoch Moor June 2011

Perth Town and Perthshire Country Walks

Perth Town and Perthshire Country Walks

Perthshire 40 Town and Country Walks
By Paul Webster and Helen Webster


Perthshire offers a variety of Highland and Lowland landscapes with some of the most scenic and accessible countryside for shorter walks as well as evidence of its history at every turn. This book features traditional tourist hubs, such as Pitlochry, Dunkeld and Killin as well as countryside around Blairgowrie, Crieff and Aberfeldy.

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Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Abernethy Round Tower June 15th 2010

Abernethy Round Tower June 15th 2010
Abernethy Round Tower built in the early 9th century is one of only two such towers in Scotland the other one being at Brechin near Forfar. Standing 22 metres tall, it was constructed by monks from the nearby monastry and has been used as a place of refuge, a belfry and a sepulchral.



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Thursday, 9 June 2011

Loch Leven Castle Perth Perthshire 2011


Loch Leven Castle Perth Perthshire 2011
Loch Leven Castle Royal visitors and royal prisoners only a short drive from Perth.







Google street view looking out over Loch Leven

Sunday, 5 June 2011

Birnam Oak Tree Neil Gows Tree Perthshire 5th June 2011

Birnam Oak Tree Neil Gows Tree Perthshire 5th June 2011
This is a short walk past the famous Birnam oak tree to the edge of the River Tay.The tree is said to be over 300 years old.

Dunkeld Bridge Perthshire 5th June 2011

Dunkeld Bridge Perthshire 5th June 2011
The bridge was built by Thomas Telford in 1809 over the River Tay.

Friday, 3 June 2011

River Tay Perth 3rd June 2011

River Tay Perth 3rd June 2011

Today was very warm and sunny, a perfect day for a walk along the banks of the river Tay in Perth

Cafe Coco 1 Methven Street Perth 3rd June 2011

Cafe Coco 1 Methven Street Perth 3rd June 2011

Jayne and her team at Cafe Coco provide a delicious range of homemade soups, toasties, baked potatoes, handmade sandwiches, wraps and cakes. There is a fine range of Scottish and Italian breads, rolls and fillings. The cafe has a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere especially in the summer with the folding doors open giving it a continental feel. Choose a coffee from their range of Italian latte, mocca, cappuccino americano and expresso to choose from.

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Jet Skier on the River Tay Perth

Jet Skier on the River Tay Perth
This energetic jet skier was entertaining on lookers on the River Tay on Saturday