Monday, 26 August – Forvie National Nature Reserve, Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle, Lodge of the Lock Aboyne

Today we started at the Forvie National Nature Reserve: It is a beautiful location, inland moors and coastal dunes meeting to provide a unique ecosystem. Ralph and I walked out together for a ways: Along the way, there are signs to identify the flowers that grow in the nature reserve. Where we could we took Read More …

Sunday, 25 August – Burghead Pictish Fort, Duffus Castle, RSPB Troup Head, RSPB Loch of Strathbeg, Peterhead

This morning we drove down the coast towards RSPB Troup Head Reserve but go sidetracked by a sign Below the Visitor Centre, the lower headland has great coastal views with some nice birdwatching. Whimbrel Oystercatcher Cormorants Up the slope toward the Pictish Fort site: Then we drove on down to Duffus Castle, because it was Read More …