Glamis Castle, Scotland

Glamis Castle has been the ancestral seat of the Lyon family since 1372 when King Robert II granted the thanage of Glamis to Sir John Lyon. Four years later Sir John married the King’s daughter, Princess Johanna Stewart. Four years later Sir John married the King’s daughter, Princess Johanna Stewart. In the 1400s on the... Continue Reading →

More Scottish Castles

I visited St. Andrews in the morning, toured the castle and the cathedral, and walked around the town. Then who doesn’t need a coffee shop in a toasty? Then I continued the drive north up the Fife coast to Broughty Castle. Broughty Castle Then to Claypotts Castle. It wasn’t open and there was nowhere to... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh to St. Andrews, Scotland

Flew, landed, walked, car rental, left side, stick shift, not crashing, off I go. Quick stop at a grocery store, since I packed super light for these three weeks in a tiny Vauxal hatchback. Then, I was off. Abandoned dollie WWII fortifications Cramond Village, outside Edinburg Ruby Bay, Elie Hike to Lady’s Tower Elie Lighthouse... Continue Reading →

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