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A beautiful flowing creek, the grounds sprinkled with a bit of snow and this gorgeous couple. 
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A beautiful flowing creek, the grounds sprinkled with a bit of snow and this gorgeous couple.
#lochleven #mountain #mountainwedding #inlove #love #southerncalifornia #southerncaliforniawedding #southerncaliforniaweddingphotographer #lace #snow #thegentleman #groom #brideandgroom

13 0 32 minutes ago
The most perfect little Martha got bored of my chat. @hollie_laing @innes9466 #ladieswholunch #martha #babies #newborns #lochleven #scotland #lochlevenslarder

The most perfect little Martha got bored of my chat. @hollie_laing @innes9466 #ladieswholunch #martha #babies #newborns #lochleven #scotland #lochlevenslarder

17 1 2 hours ago
The next Incahoots scraperboard print is nearly ready. Slow progress....Too many distractions! @visitscotland @loch_levens_larder @rspb_love_nature #fishing #birdwatching #maryqueenofscots #lochleven @visitfife #scraper-board #illustrationartists #themoreyoulookthemoreyousee #curiosity @kinrosshouse

The next Incahoots scraperboard print is nearly ready. Slow progress....Too many distractions! @visitscotland @loch_levens_larder @rspb_love_nature #fishing #birdwatching #maryqueenofscots #lochleven @visitfife #scraper -board #illustrationartists #themoreyoulookthemoreyousee #curiosity @kinrosshouse

32 1 5 hours ago
How green does our garden grow? Despite the fact that we have both been so busy with work that we haven’t had much time to do anything in the garden, things are growing! .
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Parsley and asparagus are peeking through in the polytunnel while curly kale and rhubarb are revelling in the sunshine outdoors :-) .
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How green does our garden grow? Despite the fact that we have both been so busy with work that we haven’t had much time to do anything in the garden, things are growing! .
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Parsley and asparagus are peeking through in the polytunnel while curly kale and rhubarb are revelling in the sunshine outdoors :-) .
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#CountryLife #ScottishCountryLife #Scotland #VisitScotland #TheGoodLife #Smallholding #Homestead #Travel #Tourism #Kinross #LochLeven #airbnbexperiences #GrowYourOwn #Homegrown #GYO #polytunnel #spring #Fruitandveg

14 0 9 hours ago
The very last bits of snow have melted from the back of the house. We may be done with the snow until fall!

#winterwedding #wedding #snowbride #mountainwedding #mountainbride #lochleven #southerncaliforniabride #southerncaliforniawedding #southerncaliforniaphotographer #bridalbouquet #flowers #snow

The very last bits of snow have melted from the back of the house. We may be done with the snow until fall!

#winterwedding #wedding #snowbride #mountainwedding #mountainbride #lochleven #southerncaliforniabride #southerncaliforniawedding #southerncaliforniaphotographer #bridalbouquet #flowers #snow

72 2 13 hours ago
view from the top of west lomond hill ⛰

view from the top of west lomond hill ⛰

65 1 20 hours ago
Sailing Boat Reflections...................Early morning mist over Loch Leven, Glencoe.
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Sailing Boat Reflections...................Early morning mist over Loch Leven, Glencoe.
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45 5 24 April, 2019
Last Day of Easter Holiday for me, retiral for the auld yins.
#tunnocksteacake #lochleven #stravacycling

Last Day of Easter Holiday for me, retiral for the auld yins.
#tunnocksteacake #lochleven #stravacycling

12 0 24 April, 2019
#lochleven #scotland #roadtrip

#lochleven #scotland #roadtrip

13 0 24 April, 2019
Legetid i Skotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 #scotland #lochleven

Legetid i Skotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 #scotland #lochleven

16 0 24 April, 2019
Weekend #scotland #lochleven #dayoff

Weekend #scotland #lochleven #dayoff

15 0 24 April, 2019
A D V A N C E D __ P O W E R B O A T

We'll done to Steve, Luke and Wilko on passing their #AdvancedPowerboat exam tonight. This picture was taken before the winds and waves built. 
#RYATraining #Powerboat #RIB #Glencoe #LochLeven #RYAScotland

A D V A N C E D __ P O W E R B O A T

We'll done to Steve, Luke and Wilko on passing their #AdvancedPowerboat exam tonight. This picture was taken before the winds and waves built.
#RYATraining #Powerboat #RIB #Glencoe #LochLeven #RYAScotland

20 0 23 April, 2019
Wee jaunt across Ballachulish bridge looking out to Loch Leven

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Wee jaunt across Ballachulish bridge looking out to Loch Leven

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36 1 23 April, 2019
I NEVER post photos of myself on insta!
But had such a nice day in the 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 sun with one of my oldest and bestest friends Kerrie ❤️💙 - and took an actual decent pic on the first try. Excuse the cut nose! (might delete later) plus I think it's sometimes nice to put a face to the person behind the pencil.
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I NEVER post photos of myself on insta!
But had such a nice day in the 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 sun with one of my oldest and bestest friends Kerrie ❤️💙 - and took an actual decent pic on the first try. Excuse the cut nose! (might delete later) plus I think it's sometimes nice to put a face to the person behind the pencil.
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22 0 23 April, 2019
As still as a sheet of glass🌊

Gordon Goldie was out on his boat when he captured this peaceful image of Loch Leven near Ballachulish.

#Scotland #lochleven #idyllic #picturesofscotland

As still as a sheet of glass🌊

Gordon Goldie was out on his boat when he captured this peaceful image of Loch Leven near Ballachulish.

#Scotland #lochleven #idyllic #picturesofscotland

431 2 23 April, 2019
Took granny Frew out on a trip to the countryside on Saturday. Nice views and nice weather 😍 #lochleven #countryside #alfresco #scotland #cafe #scenic #beautifulscotland #photography #family #grandmother

Took granny Frew out on a trip to the countryside on Saturday. Nice views and nice weather 😍 #lochleven #countryside #alfresco #scotland #cafe #scenic #beautifulscotland #photography #family #grandmother

18 0 23 April, 2019
Good morning from the stunning shores of Loch Leven 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 #scotland #scottishhighlands #lochleven #wildcampinguk #lesswindy #butstillwindy

Good morning from the stunning shores of Loch Leven 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 #scotland #scottishhighlands #lochleven #wildcampinguk #lesswindy #butstillwindy

32 0 23 April, 2019
Good Friday, first day of an epic weekend with The Rovers 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 #scotland #lochleven #cramondisland #jedburgh #nethybridge #edinburgh #cairngorms #goodfriday #easterweekend #therovers #getoutside #getoutstayout #adventures #exploring @laurenac22 @wisefarmer1

Good Friday, first day of an epic weekend with The Rovers 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 #scotland #lochleven #cramondisland #jedburgh #nethybridge #edinburgh #cairngorms #goodfriday #easterweekend #therovers #getoutside #getoutstayout #adventures #exploring @laurenac22 @wisefarmer1

26 0 23 April, 2019
View across Loch Leven from the old parish cemetery of Orwell, Kinross #LochLeven #Kinross #Perthshire #Scotland #view #landscape

View across Loch Leven from the old parish cemetery of Orwell, Kinross #LochLeven #Kinross #Perthshire #Scotland #view #landscape

7 0 23 April, 2019
Another set of twins first thing this morning – bringing the total to 3 girls and 9 boys so far, with two still to lamb. .
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Another set of twins first thing this morning – bringing the total to 3 girls and 9 boys so far, with two still to lamb. .
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#Lambing #Spring #Smallholding #Homestead #Kinross #LochLeven #Farming #Scotland #Lifestyle #LifestyleBlogger #ScottishBloggers #Nature #CountryLife #ScottishCountryLife #Sheep #ShetlandSheep

42 1 23 April, 2019
Several days of spring sunshine means we are now surrounded by flowers here at the smallholding – some wild, some domesticated and all beautiful. .
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#Flowers #FlowersOfInstagram #Smallholding #Garden #Gardening #Homestead #CountryLife #ScottishCountryLife #Horticulture #TheGoodLife #Scotland #Lifestyle #LifestyleBlogger #ScottishBloggers #Travel #Tourism #Kinross #LochLeven

Several days of spring sunshine means we are now surrounded by flowers here at the smallholding – some wild, some domesticated and all beautiful. .
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#Flowers #FlowersOfInstagram #Smallholding #Garden #Gardening #Homestead #CountryLife #ScottishCountryLife #Horticulture #TheGoodLife #Scotland #Lifestyle #LifestyleBlogger #ScottishBloggers #Travel #Tourism #Kinross #LochLeven

15 0 22 April, 2019
Loch Linnhe langoustine roasted with lemon and garlic butter 🙌 
Hands down the best langoustine I’ve ever had! So pleased we discovered @lochlevenseafoodcafe just off the West Highland Way near Kinlochleven. Was lovely to meet owner Alison and Head chef Katie - a great team serving up the freshest locally sourced Scottish seafood. Definitely worth booking ahead if you’re in the area- it has stunning views across the loch too 🙌

#seafood #scottishseafood #lochlinnhe #langoustine #westhighlandway #highlands #westcoastmussels #freshseafood #visitscotland #lochleven #kinlochleven #kinlochlevenfood #westhighlandwayfood

Loch Linnhe langoustine roasted with lemon and garlic butter 🙌
Hands down the best langoustine I’ve ever had! So pleased we discovered @lochlevenseafoodcafe just off the West Highland Way near Kinlochleven. Was lovely to meet owner Alison and Head chef Katie - a great team serving up the freshest locally sourced Scottish seafood. Definitely worth booking ahead if you’re in the area- it has stunning views across the loch too 🙌

#seafood #scottishseafood #lochlinnhe #langoustine #westhighlandway #highlands #westcoastmussels #freshseafood #visitscotland #lochleven #kinlochleven #kinlochlevenfood #westhighlandwayfood

62 3 22 April, 2019
Sun goes down on my last night in Glencoe. Until next time. #adventures #glencoe #sunset #lochleven

Sun goes down on my last night in Glencoe. Until next time. #adventures #glencoe #sunset #lochleven

13 1 22 April, 2019
One boy and his doodle #Australian labradoodles #toraslabradoodles #lochleven

One boy and his doodle #Australian labradoodles #toraslabradoodles #lochleven

13 0 22 April, 2019
Pap of Glencoe & Loch Leven // #glencoe #papofglencoe #lochleven #hardclimb #amazingview #vacancesenamoureux

Pap of Glencoe & Loch Leven // #glencoe #papofglencoe #lochleven #hardclimb #amazingview #vacancesenamoureux

38 4 22 April, 2019
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15 1 22 April, 2019
Easter Monday with my faves. 😍 #eastermonday #bankholiday #friends #thebestgals #lochleven #scotland #sunshine #iamgoosed

Easter Monday with my faves. 😍 #eastermonday #bankholiday #friends #thebestgals #lochleven #scotland #sunshine #iamgoosed

19 1 22 April, 2019
Finally visiting the Scottish Highlands, where mountains seem to sit in a perpetual gloaming, and joyful fields of bluebells skirt into sparkling lochs. Where flaming gorse bushes line countless footpaths cut by centuries of travelers, all seeking these views that lift the eyes upward while simultaneously tumbling you into the deepest depths of your soul.
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I am invited to sit down and never move from the welcoming earth, but there remains so very much to see.

Finally visiting the Scottish Highlands, where mountains seem to sit in a perpetual gloaming, and joyful fields of bluebells skirt into sparkling lochs. Where flaming gorse bushes line countless footpaths cut by centuries of travelers, all seeking these views that lift the eyes upward while simultaneously tumbling you into the deepest depths of your soul.
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I am invited to sit down and never move from the welcoming earth, but there remains so very much to see.

91 13 22 April, 2019
A rare golden, Scottish sunny day for this weekend's engagement session at Loch Leven in Kinross.

A rare golden, Scottish sunny day for this weekend's engagement session at Loch Leven in Kinross.

25 1 22 April, 2019
Lovely night for a walk up the Bishop Hill, fabulous view of #lochleven 👍👍😎😎

Lovely night for a walk up the Bishop Hill, fabulous view of #lochleven 👍👍😎😎

8 0 22 April, 2019
Straight from nightshift to Loch Leven for some much needed time together sans toddler! ☀️🙌🏞 Who needs sleep anyway? 😴
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#lochleven #fife #home #views #scenery #walks #summer #weather #nurse #nurselife #babyfree #happy #nightshiftnurse #loch #landscape #visitscotland

Straight from nightshift to Loch Leven for some much needed time together sans toddler! ☀️🙌🏞 Who needs sleep anyway? 😴
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25 0 22 April, 2019

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3,009 24 21 April, 2019
The Fish Gate at Kinross House, Kinross-shire. Looking out to Loch Leven and the ruined castle which adorns its central island, it's impossible to not appreciate the magnificent views of Kinross House, designed by Sir William Bruce as the first neo-Classical country house in Scotland. Owned by the Montgomerys in the 18th century, the gardens at Kinross were restored in the Edwardian style by Sir Basil Mongomery in 1902. The loch itself is similarly is drenched in it's own rich history – Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned in the Loch Leven Castle in 1567. Beautifully photographed by Val Corbett/Country Life Picture Library.
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The Fish Gate at Kinross House, Kinross-shire. Looking out to Loch Leven and the ruined castle which adorns its central island, it's impossible to not appreciate the magnificent views of Kinross House, designed by Sir William Bruce as the first neo-Classical country house in Scotland. Owned by the Montgomerys in the 18th century, the gardens at Kinross were restored in the Edwardian style by Sir Basil Mongomery in 1902. The loch itself is similarly is drenched in it's own rich history – Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned in the Loch Leven Castle in 1567. Beautifully photographed by Val Corbett/Country Life Picture Library.
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Today was, as far as I can recall, my first snow day from work. And only because Glasgow is in lock down - ironic given I live in the depths of the shire and could still make it to the motorway (if I chose to ignore travel advice that is). Ah well

Here were some views down Loch Leven and over to the Ardgour peninsula on Sunday's sunset

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Today was, as far as I can recall, my first snow day from work. And only because Glasgow is in lock down - ironic given I live in the depths of the shire and could still make it to the motorway (if I chose to ignore travel advice that is). Ah well

Here were some views down Loch Leven and over to the Ardgour peninsula on Sunday's sunset

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8,609 87 17 February, 2019
Talk about an ideal picnic location! 😍 Get me a bacon sandwich and a can of Dr Pepper, stat! 😋 Fife doing it’s very best Iceland impression, pretty damn close if you ask me! John Knox’s Pulpit and his wee waterfall are an absolute hidden gem, gorgeous walk to them too... 👣

Talk about an ideal picnic location! 😍 Get me a bacon sandwich and a can of Dr Pepper, stat! 😋 Fife doing it’s very best Iceland impression, pretty damn close if you ask me! John Knox’s Pulpit and his wee waterfall are an absolute hidden gem, gorgeous walk to them too... 👣

595 15 22 March, 2019
The castle keep or tower seen from Glassin Tower.

King Robert the Bruce #braveheart is known to have visited Loch Leven Castle several times during his reign in the 14th century.

The castle was strengthened by the addition of a five-storey tower house. According to Historic Scotland, it is of the 14th century, making it one of the oldest tower houses in Scotland which still substantially survives. King Robert II granted the castle to Sir Henry Douglas, the husband of his niece Marjory.
From the 14th century, the castle served as a state prison. 
Mary, Queen of Scots, was a prisoner there, from 17 June 1567 until her escape on 2 May 1568.
At the "battle" of Carberry Hill on 15 June, Mary surrendered to her noblemen, who opposed her marriage to the Earl of Bothwell. Mary fell ill on arrival, and miscarried twins that she had conceived with Bothwell. Only a few days later she was forced to abdicate in favour of her infant son James.
1588, Sir William Douglas of Lochleven succeeded to the earldom of Morton, as the 6th earl. With the title he inherited other properties, including Aberdour Castle in Fife, and Loch Leven Castle became less frequently used.
In 1675, the Loch Leven estate was bought from the Douglases by Sir William Bruce, royal architect in Scotland, who built Kinross House on the shore of Loch Leven.
Loch Leven Castle was no longer used as a dwelling, but it was preserved by Bruce as a picturesque focus for his gardens. 
Loch Leven Castle had fallen into ruin by the 18th century. The estate passed from the Bruces to the Graham family in the 18th century and then, in the 19th century, to the Montgomerys, who still occupy Kinross House.

Loch Leven Castle was given into state care in 1939, and is now managed by Historic Scotland.

Today, the castle can be reached by a 12-person ferry operated from Kinross by Historic Scotland during the summer months.
But before you go there, check out if they operate on that day ☝🏻
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The castle keep or tower seen from Glassin Tower.

King Robert the Bruce #braveheart is known to have visited Loch Leven Castle several times during his reign in the 14th century.

The castle was strengthened by the addition of a five-storey tower house. According to Historic Scotland, it is of the 14th century, making it one of the oldest tower houses in Scotland which still substantially survives. King Robert II granted the castle to Sir Henry Douglas, the husband of his niece Marjory.
From the 14th century, the castle served as a state prison.
Mary, Queen of Scots, was a prisoner there, from 17 June 1567 until her escape on 2 May 1568.
At the "battle" of Carberry Hill on 15 June, Mary surrendered to her noblemen, who opposed her marriage to the Earl of Bothwell. Mary fell ill on arrival, and miscarried twins that she had conceived with Bothwell. Only a few days later she was forced to abdicate in favour of her infant son James.
1588, Sir William Douglas of Lochleven succeeded to the earldom of Morton, as the 6th earl. With the title he inherited other properties, including Aberdour Castle in Fife, and Loch Leven Castle became less frequently used.
In 1675, the Loch Leven estate was bought from the Douglases by Sir William Bruce, royal architect in Scotland, who built Kinross House on the shore of Loch Leven.
Loch Leven Castle was no longer used as a dwelling, but it was preserved by Bruce as a picturesque focus for his gardens.
Loch Leven Castle had fallen into ruin by the 18th century. The estate passed from the Bruces to the Graham family in the 18th century and then, in the 19th century, to the Montgomerys, who still occupy Kinross House.

Loch Leven Castle was given into state care in 1939, and is now managed by Historic Scotland.

Today, the castle can be reached by a 12-person ferry operated from Kinross by Historic Scotland during the summer months.
But before you go there, check out if they operate on that day ☝🏻
#lochleven #lochlevencastle #perthshire #glassintower #historicscotland #perthandkinross #kinross #visitscotland #thisisscotland #bbcbritain #hiddenscotland #instabritain #travel_drops #bbcscotland #yourscotland #ordnancesurvey

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