Reminders of former grandeur

Woodbank Hotel, once a home, now a ruin, still looks out upon Loch Lomond:

St Columba’s Yew

The poet Tomas Tranströmer said: The following account of St. Columba`s Yew on the island of Bernera was written by Paul Greenwood: “Bernera is a tiny tidal isle to the … Continue reading St Columba’s Yew

Ruins: by a ‘modern ruin’

Mavisbank: Hatton House: Gladney House: Temple of Decision: Gartincaber: Rossie Castle: Auchtavan, Glen Fearder: Barnbarroch House: Meigle steading: Jerah: Straid, Comrie: Bishopfauld, Comrie: Edmonstone Estate, Edinburgh: Amisfield Estate: Kennetpans: The … Continue reading Ruins: by a ‘modern ruin’

An infinite avenue

On a beautiful April day we visited Barnbarroch House and estate. It lies just a few miles south of Wigtown in Dumfrieshire. We arrived at Barnbarroch somehow back-to-front and were … Continue reading An infinite avenue