St John’s Church, Ballachulish

Ballachulish St John's

Next in my series on doorways is this lovely entrance to St John’s Church in Ballachulish…

Doorway into Dunfermline Abbey Church

Dunfermline Doorway Crop

Glorious 11th century adornment and a glimpse of stained glass within…

In a nutshell: Poldullie Bridge, Strathdon

Poldullie Bridge, Strathdon (2)

In the early 1700s, a lot of troubled water flowed under this elegant bridge in Aberdeenshire

Loch Leven Castle

Loch Leven Crop 2

A Scottish queen held captive on a tiny island… hope, fear and loss… and a daring bid for freedom. The walls of Loch Leven Castle are so full of memories!

Pottery workshop in Crail

St Andrews Jo 178

A pretty, flower-garnished old doorway in a back street of this seaside town

Seacliff beach and the UK’s smallest harbour

Seacliff harbour (1)

Hidden from sight until you’ve almost fallen into it, this amazing feature is carved into the rock below Tantallon Castle.

Drumlanrig Castle: unbridled splendour


A Renaissance masterpiece, the ‘Pink Palace’ of Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfries-shire was designed to impress – and it still leaves you in awe!

A forgotten summer

Glen Etive (6)

Photographed down a minor road in the Highlands, this dilapidated shed and rusty old bike must have seen happier, sunnier days

Doorway into Castle Campbell

Castle Campbell 100

The courtyard of Castle Campbell is glimpsed through an old stone doorway from the gardens

An old graveyard near Callander

Callander graveyard (1)

On the bank of the River Leny is this lovely old burial ground with a hidden and surprising history…