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  This is a 17th Century house in County Londonderry, Ireland. It is an interesting place to visit on any tours of Ireland due to the character of the house.   It has a magnificent oak staircase.   The courtyard in front of the house is flanked by attractive and unusual...

This is near Elgin and worth visiting on any tours of Scotland to see the church. Birnie was once a place of worship for the early Celtic Church. It has been a religious site for many centuries.   The present church dates from the 12th Century and is a...

  This is a notable late Georgian mansion at the edge of Bantry Bay, around 50 miles from Cork.   It houses a unique collection of tapestries and furniture making it a great stop on any tours of Ireland.   A driveway leads up a steep hill to the formal...

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="512"] Ruins of Newark Castle, Fife[/caption]   This is a long-established fishing port in Fife, Scotland. The attraction on any tours of Scotland is the church.   The church has existed since 1362, the reign of King David the second, of Scotland.   The church was restored in the...

This is a small town in Perthshire, Scotland. It is interesting on tours of Scotland because of the castle and history involved with the town.   Inchaffray Abbey was built in 1328.   The castle, traditionally a royal hunting seat, is just North of the town. Only the donjon keep and...

  This is the most complete Medieval Castle in Ireland. It is near Limerick, close to Shannon airport. It is worth a visit on any tours of Ireland as is the great pub next door “Durty Nellys”.   Bunratty appears today just as it must have done in the 15th...

  This temple was built in around 1783. It was built as a cliff top library by the Earl of Bristol, who was Bishop of Derry. It sits on the North Coast, in Northern Ireland near the town of Castlerock.   The views from the temple are spectacular taking in...

This is a village in Roxburghshire, Scotland. It sits on Borthwick Water and is worth passing through on any tours of Scotland.   Nearby is Harden House, a 16th Century building restored in 1864. Harden House is the seat of Lord Polwarth.   Also nearby are the 18th Century houses of...

  This castle is in Castlepollard, County Westmeath. It is definitely worth a visit on any tours of Ireland. It is the largest castle in Ireland still lived in as a family home.   The castle has been the home of the Pakenham family since 1655. The walls are 10 feet...

This castle is in Inverness-shire, Scotland, and the name is sometimes spelt “Tioram”. It’s definitely worth a visit on any tours of Scotland.   It was built in the early 13th Century on a site of extraordinary scenic splendour. The castle is on a rocky hill on Loch Moidart,...