England and Scotland 1998

In Sept. 1998 we toured England and Scotland, being of Sottish Heritage, the trip was a way of connecting with ancestors

Our Family Tartans

Clan Agnew Tartan

Clan MacDonnell Tartan


Now to the Clan Agnew Castle, Lochnaw Castle, on the small loch or lake east of the town of Stranraer.

The castle was the former home of the Chieftains of Clan Agnew, the Hereditary Sheriffs of Galloway.

Left side view The view as you come up the driveway Right side view

The Clan Crest atop the castle

The Court Yard

The walled Garden

Corner of the walled Garden

rear view of the Castle

The Castle as viewed from the Boat House

And finally... Lochnaw itself... very peaceful

Elsewhere in Scotland

The Callanish Standing Stone, Isle of Lewis

Callanish Standing Stones, 500 years older than Stonehenge

Blair Castle, Perthshire, home of Clan Murray

Edinburgh's St. Gilles Cathedral

The monument to Sir Walter Scott in Edinburgh

Holyroodhouse Palace, Edinburgh

A knight protecting the Castle

Edinburgh Castle

Shore line north of Stranraire

Quiraing, a landslip in an area known as Trotternish, on the Isle of Skye


The Glenturret Distillery

The Sweet Heart Abbey... A story of undying love

In 1268, Lord John Balliol died.  His widow, Lady Dervorguilla of Galloway had his embalmed heart placed in an ivory casket

When she died in 1289, Dervoguilla was laid to rest in front of the Church's alter clutching her husbands heart at her bosom.

The Famous Loch Lomond

A piper at Loch Lomond

Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle

The old man of Storr

Hiking on the West Highland Way


The Lindisfarn Priory on Holly Island

One must cross the seabed during low tides, and be careful to check the tide charts to know when you can leave

Lindisfarne Castle on Holly Island

Shooting Info

Cameras: Canon 1n and A2E  Elan
Lens: Canon 17/35 f2.8L, 28.70 f2.8L, 70/200 f2.8L, TSE 24 f2.8L  Canon 28-80 (on Elan)
Film: Kodak Extrachrome Elite II, Fuji 400 print film
Scanned to digital using a HP photoSmart Scanner.. 400dpi


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