I've had these photos selected for about a week...but, no words came to mind. Has that ever happened to you when writing a post?
In the middle of Friday night, I woke up thinking about my recent visit to the beautiful castle.
The red leaves of the ivy covered walls, were simply stunning...
If you are interested in reading more about Scone Palace, click HERE. It is their official website with much to read. You can also get a glimpse of the interiors where cameras were not allowed to go.
Click HERE to see more of the interior photos. It is truly magnificent.
Here is what remains of the archway of the old City of Scone. It is very a powerful feeling knowing that you have walked where Scottish kings have walked before....like Robert the Bruce in 1306.
Just beyond the gate is the Mercat Cross of Old Scone.
Historically a mercat cross is the Scots name for the market cross...
The following photos are just a few, showing the beautiful gardens. The scent of fir trees filled the air...it reminded me of Christmas.
My daughter and traveling companion is in the background. Between our two cameras we took about
600 photos for the day.
I hope it shows in the photos, what a wonderful day we had.....
Only 600? LOL It's easy, when you find such a fascinating subject, isn't it! Enjoyed the photos. Would love to visit there someday.ReplyDelete
Very interesting and very beautiful photos. And I love reading about these ancient places, so much history!!ReplyDelete
Great photos - you were really lucky with the weather during your trip! JxReplyDelete
That last shot was especially lovely!ReplyDelete
Lovely series of photos!ReplyDelete