Places to Go
Situated on a prominent ridge, Calanais comprises a late Neolithic stone ring and associated lines of standing stones. Excavations have revealed that the ring was set up between 2900 and 2600 BC, making it earlier than the main circle at Stonehenge! #history #Scotland
Set on an island in the Lake of Menteith, Inchmahome is an idyllically-situated Augustinian monastery dating from 1238. Will this be the summer you visit? Remember to check boat times before travelling! #hshomecoming #tranquility #history #Scotland
Gorgeous! Luttrellstown Castle, Dublin, Ireland
Dunnottar Castle, Scotland~Dunnottar Castle is a ruined medieval fortress located upon a rocky headland on the north-east coast of Scotland. The surviving buildings are largely of the 15th and 16th centuries. Dunnottar is best known as the place where the Honours of Scotland, the Scottish crown jewels, were hidden from Oliver Cromwell's invading army in the 17th century.
Dunrobin Castle is a stately home in Sutherland, in the Highland area of Scotland. It is the family seat of the Earl of Sutherland and the Clan Sutherland. Dunrobin's origins lie in the Middle Ages, but it was greatly extended in 1845. The resulting house has a "French Renaissance meets Scots Baronial" style. by Mathieu Langlois
St Magnus Cathedral Kirkwall Orkney, Scotland
Loch Ness. Castle Urquart, Scotland. Loch Ness is, of course, most famous as the home of Nessie the Loch Ness Monster. However it's also a natural wonder as one of four lochs (lakes) in the Great Glen region of Scotland that runs across the Scottish Highlands. With a massive surface area of over 20 square miles it's also incredibly deep and by volume is by far the largest.
Loch Lomond, Scotland
Situated at the Villa di Pratolino in Vaglia, Tuscany, Italy. Statue of "Appennino" (1579-1580), a colossal sculpture by Giambologna, which originally seemed to emerge from the vaulted rockwork niche that once surrounded him. Multiple grottoes with water-driven automata, a water organ, surprise jets that drenched visitors' finery when the fontanieri opened secret spigots, offered striking juxtapositions of Art with imitations of rugged Nature.
Stonehenge, a prehistoric monument located in the English county of Wiltshire, west of Amesbury and north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is composed of a circular setting of large standing stones set within earthworks. It is at the centre of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds.
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