May 19, 1999.Reading time 1 minute.
We spent nearly a whole day driving around in the Tweed Valley, avoiding sheep. The weather was beautiful, and we stopped to hike up the hill to see the Grey Mare’s Tail, a tall, narrow waterfall that plunges 200 feet down the valley.
May 20, 1999.Reading time less than 1 minute.
Sproingy bushes and a lovely walled garden next to Melrose Abbey
May 24, 1999.Reading time 2 minutes.
Site of the Battle of Bannockburn, in 1314, where Robert the Bruce led a Highland Army and fought against the English knights on this boggy ground.
May 25, 1999.Reading time 5 minutes.
A oartially-restored extensive tower house with fabulous gardens in the care of the National Trust
May 26, 1999.Reading time 8 minutes.
One of the most impressive locations for a castle in Scotland, at the head of a deep ravine and looking out over the beautiful Dollar glen.
May 30, 1999.Reading time 2 minutes.
Site of the disastrous battle on April 16, 1746, between the underfed, tired, and badly armed Highland army and the English. This bleak, wet moor marked the end of the Jacobite rebellion under Bonnie Prince Charlie
June 2, 1999.Reading time 1 minute.
In the steep, wooded Corrieshalloch Gorge, the Falls of Measach plunge nearly 150 feet.