My sister is visiting us which gave me an excuse to go to Dunnottar Castle. I never tire of the dramatic coastline around the castle with its precipitous cliffs and rocky islands in the sea. The castle itself is a medieval ruined fortress with some exciting history. The Scottish crown jewels were hidden there in the 17th century when it was under siege by Oliver Cromwell’s army. Eventually the castle’s inhabitants surrendered but the crown jewels were nowhere to be found, evidently smuggled out by Christian Fletcher, the wife of the minister of Kinneff Parish Church.
As you can see in this next photo it was rather cold and blustery.
There are three paddle-boarders in the middle of this next photo, just below the horizon. They are tiny specs in the distance.
The green on the wall in this next one is not green lighting. It’s moss.
2 thoughts on “A medieval castle”
I want a castle.