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Threave Castle

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Threave Castle
Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
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This beautiful old castle is located on an island in the middle of the River Dee, just outside Newton Stewart. In fact, you can often see the castle tower from the centre of town. Normally, you can take a boat across to the island and explore the castle, but unfortunately when we visited there had been heavy rains, and the river level was high, with swiftly flowing water, and the boat trips were canceled. We did get nice views from the bank, however, and I waited until the sun lit the castle to take this photo.

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