Burgh-by-Sands and Drumburgh Castle

Monday 20th September my wife and I took an afternoon window of opportunity to visit Burgh-by-Sands and Drumburgh on the now quite lost course of Hadrian’s Wall. Stones of which can be found in St Michael’s, the parish church of Burgh, set upon the Roman Fort of Aballava (place of the apple trees). Drumburgh CastleContinue reading “Burgh-by-Sands and Drumburgh Castle”

Cairn Holy in Galloway

Sunday 19th September promised glorious sunshine in Galloway a golden opportunity not to be missed for a road trip that turned on Newton Stewart. En route, short of Creetown, my wife and I called in at the two Neolithic chambered cairns called Cairn Holy I and II. The setting is gorgeous, but more impressive areContinue reading “Cairn Holy in Galloway”