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Doune Castle – Outlander tour

Series three of Outlander has hit UK TV screens and continues to be a huge success . Most of the first 2 series were shot in Scotland with Doune castle in particular featuring heavily. Doune Castle – Castle Leoch Originally … Continue reading

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Glencoe 16 by David Rankin

Glencoe 16 limited edition giclee print ]]. Paper size 19 by 13 inches , image size 16 by 12 inches. Photograph by David Rankin. Limited edition of 195. Printed on Velvet Fine art paper , 100% cotton rag

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Scottish posters – clearance sale

Castle pictures is holding a clearance sale of a range of 4 posters – Braveheart, Melrose Abbey , Stirling Castle and the House of Parliament London. Each poster is A3 size full colour glossy poster , 16.6 by 11.7 inches and are now avaiable for just £0.95 ( plus delivery ) . The Braveheart poster features the Braveheart statue which used to feature at the foot of the Wallace monument . Continue reading

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Homage to Damien Hirst – Butterfly Man prints by Sir Peter Blake

Sir Peter Blake has published a new set of prints, Homage to Damien Hirst – Butterfly Man. According to the Blake : ‘Damien Hirst has used butterflies in a lot in his work, and it was pointed out that ‘the … Continue reading

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Fuji Finepix S200EXR for sale

The Fuji Finepix S200EXR is one of the new generation of bridge cameras with a superzoom – from 28 mm to 430 mm . Price £260 – Save over £100 on this camera – Fuji S4200EXR , pre-used , immaculate condition

* 12MP Superzoom camera with versatile 14.3x Fujinon lens;Switchable EXR sensor with 3 priority modes: High Resolution, Dynamic Range and High Sensitivity;EXR AUTO combining Scene Recognition and 3 EXR priority modes to optimise for 6 different scenes;NEW Pro Focus mode: create professional looking shots with a shallow depth of field;Aperture and Shutter priority for creative control and JPEG and RAW capture * Switchable EXR sensor with 3 priority modes: High Resolution, Dynamic Range and High Sensitivity * EXR AUTO combining Scene Recognition and 3 EXR priority modes to optimise for 6 different scenes * NEW Pro Focus mode: create professional looking shots with a shallow depth of field * Aperture and Shutter priority for creative control and JPEG and RAW capture

NUMBER OF EFFECTIVE PIXELS: 12 million pixels Continue reading

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Free property listings

Clanscot.com is pleased to announce our brand new feature – free property listings for castles , country estates and mansions. A listing consists of 1 picture plus 100 words of text for the property description . You can get your free property listings by contacting us online with the details of your property . Continue reading

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The Barony of Midmar

Midmar Castle is for sale along with the Barony of Midmar. The castle itself is a unique property.Midmar Castle dates from many different eras, but it’s accepted widely that the square tower dates from around 1411 and the main tower from 1565, with further additions and renovations over the years which followed. The castle was most likely built by the then Governor of Scotland Sir William Wallace as a hunting lodge for his friend Sir Thomas Lonsdale. Continue reading

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Travis pictures live at the SECC

Travis used to be one of the biggest bands on the planet . They seem to be in retirement at the moment . In their heyday they sold millions of records . I took this picture at the SECC , Glasgow in 2004 Continue reading

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Islands for sale

Italy is trying to reduce its debt of £1.18 trillion by selling about 9,000 buildings, palaces, beaches, islands and forts with an estimated value of more than £3bn which will become available at the end of this month.

Among the most expensive and picturesque assets on sale is the Caprera island chain, part of the La Maddelana archipelago off the north-east coast of Sardinia.The islands have 45 miles of secluded coastline surrounded by crystal waters which draw scuba divers from around the world. They are inhabited mainly by goats. Continue reading

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Castles for sale in Italy

The Italian government has announced plans to sell off properties to reduce the country’s £1.18 billion debt .In Rome, historical buildings including the Villa Giulia museum, built on the outskirts of the city by Pope Julius III in the 16th Century, will be on sale. Objects inside will also be available. There is also a 900-year-old Norman palace in Palermo which was home to the ancient kings of Sicily. Prime real estate along the Dolomite mountain chain on the border with Austria. Alternatively, you could buy a beach on Lake Como – where George Clooney has a home. Continue reading

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