Almost #WordlessWednesday ~ Doune Castle #Photography

Doune Castle was built in the 14th century. It’s a popular location for filming and has featured in Outlander, Game of Thrones and Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Terry Jones narrates the audio tour complete with snippets from Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

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Shaftesbury and the Abbey Ruins

The entrance to the Abbey

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The excavated foundations of the Abbey, once a Benedictine nunnery founded by King Alfred around 888AD and destroyed during the reign of Henry VIII in 1539. The Abbey ruins are enclosed by a walled garden. Continue reading