Mary Queen of Scots Way-Day 7
View of Lomond Hills
Today, was the penultimate day of my west-east hike across Scotland. I covered 16 miles from Falkland to Ceres.
The terrain included tracks, field paths and quite country lanes. The grade was generally flat reaching a peak of 500 feet.
Falkland: A very ancient town with connections to Scottish royalty, principally the Stewarts which includes the famous Mary. Recently used as a set for Outlander.
View of Falkland and local landscape
I encountered this fledgling Thrush bobbing about, seemingly unable to fly. The bird's parents were probably in the vicinity so I left it alone.
Woodland path on departing Fakland
Field of wheat. This can also be used in the whisky industry, usually in blends.
Flypast by a flock of seagulls
Surprise encounter on remote farm with artisan skinner who prepares and sells animal hides.
Van interior of mobile fish retailer who services the local farms.
Landscape view of Ceres, my final destiantion of the day from where I am writing this blog.
More information for the tourist
Many aspects of Scotland are covered in the Visitors’ Guide to Scotland. ISBN is 978-1-9161332-0-4. Also available via Kindle.