Mid-Scotland & Fife Photos

A cluster of Scottish towns around the River Tay and the Fife Peninsula in what was once Pictish Scotland offer many heritage sites. Towns such of Stirling, Perth, Dundee and St Andrews are scenic enough and far enough from Edinburgh to justify regional stays instead of day trips.

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Dundee, Scotland Facade detail of V&A Museum of Design. Dundee, Scotland Desperate Dan statue based on "The Dandy" British comic strip on High Street. Dundee, Scotland Royal Bank of Scotland. Dundee, Scotland
RRS Discovery, Dundee Bow of RRS Discovery. Dundee, Scotland British National Antarctic Expedition plaque aboard RRS Discovery. Dundee, Scotland RRS Discovery Historic Ship Exhibition building at Discovery Point. Dundee, Scotland
Verdant Works Museum, Dundee Former Verdant Works factory now operated as a jute museum. Dundee, Scotland Painting of oxcart pulling bales of jute at Verdant Works Museum. Dundee, Scotland Jute beaming machine measures thread for loom at Verdant Works Museum. Dundee, Scotland
Arbroath Abbey Ruins of remaining walls within Arbroath Abbey. Arbroath, Scotland Stone tombstone shows death as skeleton talking to old woman at Arbroath Abbey. Arbroath, Scotland Copy of Declaration of Arbroath a declaration of Scottish independence submitted to Pope John XXII at Arbroath Abbey. Arbroath, Scotland
St Vigeans Museum, Arbroath, Scotland Stone cottages surrounding St Vigeans Church. Arbroath, Scotland Pictish cross-slab detail of animals at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland Stone with Pictish double disk & Z-rod symbol at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland
Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum Pictish carvings at Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum run by Historic Scotland. Meigle, Scotland Pictish cross-slab with strips showing mounted huntsmen, warriors, Vanora execution scene , centaur & beast biting ox at Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum. Meigle, Scotland Pictish architectural frieze detail of half-woman / half-fish siren at Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum. Meigle, Scotland
Glamis Castle, Angus Central towers of Glamis Castle which started as hunting lodge before 1033. Angus, Scotland Billiard room & library at Glamis Castle. Angus, Scotland Queen Mother's bedroom with crewel work cover by Philippa Turnbull at Glamis Castle. Angus, Scotland
St Andrews, Scotland Younger Hall at University of St Andrews. St Andrews, Scotland St Salvator's Chapel & college tower. St Andrews, Scotland St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum. St Andrews, Scotland
St Andrews Cathedral St Rule's Tower ruins of church built prior to St Andrews Cathedral. St Andrews, Scotland Western tower ruins of nave of St Andrews Cathedral. St Andrews, Scotland Grave monument for Tommy the golfer at St Andrews Cathedral. St Andrews, Scotland
St Andrews Castle St Andrews Castle run as a museum by Historic Scotland. St Andrews, Scotland Stoneware detail of corner tower at St Andrews Castle. St Andrews, Scotland View of town & cathedral towers from St Andrews Castle. St Andrews, Scotland
Balmerino Cistercian Abbey Ruins of Balmerino Cistercian Abbey. Balmerino, Scotland View of Tay River from Balmerino Abbey. Balmerino, Scotland
Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther, Scotland Anstruther port & town. Anstruther, Scotland Reconstruction of early skin boat at Scottish Fisheries Museum. Anstruther, Scotland Fisher Lass painting by John R.A. McGhie at Scottish Fisheries Museum. Anstruther, Scotland
Falkland Village, Scotland Bruce Fountain. Falkland, Scotland Bruce Arms Inn. Falkland, Scotland Covenanter Hotel with c1870 turret extension. Falkland, Scotland
Falkland Palace Gatehouse towers with crosshouse entrance of Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland Ornate bed in Keeper's bedroom at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland Painted ceiling in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland
Hill of Tarvit Mansion, Cupar, Scotland Hill of Tarvit Mansion & Kingarrock Hickory Golf run as museum by National Trust for Scotland. Cupar, Scotland Baronial-style oak paneling of the Hall at Hill of Tarvit Mansion. Cupar, Scotland Library at Hill of Tarvit Mansion. Cupar, Scotland
Kellie Castle, Pittenweem, Scotland Kellie Castle run as museum by National Trust for Scotland. Pittenweem, Scotland Sculpted plaster library ceiling created for visit of King James VI / I at Kellie Castle. Pittenweem, Scotland Chair with woven draft protection at Kellie Castle. Pittenweem, Scotland
Elcho Castle, Perth Elcho Castle & cottage. Perth, Scotland River Tay at Elcho Castle. Perth, Scotland Kitchen chimney at Elcho Castle. Perth, Scotland
Perth, Scotland Perth Bridge over River Tay by John Smeaton widened by A.D. Stewart. Perth, Scotland Perth Concert Hall. Perth, Scotland Looking up George Street to Perth Museum & Art Gallery. Perth, Scotland
Scone Palace, Perth West facade at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland Chapel on Moot Hill, site of enthronements of Kings of Scots at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland Long gallery at Scone Palace. Perth, Scotland
Huntingtower Castle, Perth Huntingtower Castle run as a museum by Historic Scotland. Perth, Scotland Painted ceiling detail at Huntingtower Castle. Perth, Scotland Parapet steps around Huntingtower Castle. Perth, Scotland
Stanley Mills, Stanley, Scotland Stanley Mills former factory run as a museum by Historic Scotland. Stanley, Scotland Factory structures at Stanley Mills. Stanley, Scotland Weigh scale at Stanley Mills. Stanley, Scotland
Dunfermline, Scotland Town Tower of Dunfermline City Chambers over heritage buildings. Dunfermline, Scotland Carvings on facade of Dunfermline City Chambers clock tower. Dunfermline, Scotland Dunfermline Carnegie Library Museum facing Abbey burial grounds. Dunfermline, Scotland
Dunfermline Abbey Palace ruins & oldest nave section at Dunfermline Abbey both run as museum by Historic Scotland. Dunfermline, Scotland Nave column with carved arrowheads in Dunfermline Abbey. Dunfermline, Scotland Central tower with words "King Robert the Bruce" installed after his tomb discovered during construction of Dunfermline New Abbey Church. Dunfermline, Scotland
Andrew Carnegie Birthplace House Museum, Dunfermline, Scotland Andrew Carnegie Birthplace House Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland William Carnegie's desk at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland Workers rolling steel railway rails atop casket by Tiffany & Co. of New York, presented to Carnegie by Stevens Institute of Technology as thanks for donation at Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. Dunfermline, Scotland
Stirling, Scotland Town Mars Wark townhouse of Earl of Mar, Guardian of infant King James VI of Scotland, Regent of Scotland & Governor of Stirling Castle. Stirling, Scotland Clock tower of Tolbooth building beside Stirling Mercat Cross. Stirling, Scotland Argylls Lodging was expanded from earlier structure by 1st Earl of Stirling, first Governor of Nova Scotia in Canada to live close to King James I near Stirling Castle & later enlarged with wings by Earl of Argyll. Stirling, Scotland
Stirling Castle Stirling Castle seen from Old Town Cemetery. Stirling, Scotland Painted ceiling in King's Bedchamber recreated in Palace of Stirling Castle. Stirling, Scotland Great Hall at Stirling Castle. Stirling, Scotland
Regimental Museum at Stirling Castle Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum at Stirling Castle. Stirling, Scotland Ram's head snuff mull with silver mounts at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland Argyllshire plaid brooch with names of Peninsula War battles at Stirling Castle Regimental Museum. Stirling, Scotland
Wallace Monument, Stirling Wallace Monument across valley from Stirling Castle. Stirling, Scotland National Wallace Monument at Abbey Craig. Stirling, Scotland William Wallace bronze sculpture by D.W. Stevenson on National Wallace Monument. Stirling, Scotland
Dunblane Cathedral Dunblane Cathedral & tower visitable under Historic Scotland. Dunblane, Scotland Choir section of Dunblane Cathedral looking back through rood screen. Dunblane, Scotland Carved bat on Medieval choir stall at Dunblane Cathedral. Dunblane, Scotland
Doune Castle Lord's tower at Doune Castle. Doune, Scotland Great Hall at Doune Castle. Doune, Scotland Lord's Hall fireplace at Doune Castle. Doune, Scotland
Edzell Castle Edzell Castle garden with summerhouse run as a museum by Historic Scotland. Brechin, Scotland Arms of Sir David Lindsay & wife Dame Isabel Forbes who built garden wall at Edzell Castle. Brechin, Scotland West range ruins at Edzell Castle. Brechin, Scotland
Brechin Cathedral Tower Medieval Irish-type round tower beside later Brechin Cathedral. Brechin, Scotland Above ground doorway of round tower at Brechin Cathedral allowed for defense. Brechin, Scotland
Blair Castle, Pitlochry, Scotland Blair Castle, home of Dukes of Atholl, opens for public tours, has sections dating. Pitlochry, Scotland Ballroom at Blair Castle. Pitlochry, Scotland Traditional Scottish hut on garden lake at Blair Castle. Pitlochry, Scotland
Highland Folk Museum Scottish Township recreated to 1700s with thatched roofs at Highland Folk Museum. Newtonmore, Scotland Highland cottage & cart barn at Highland Folk Museum. Newtonmore, Scotland World War II era farm cottage interior at Highland Folk Museum. Newtonmore, Scotland

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