This beautiful tree sits at the foot of the Hill of Dunnideer near Insch in Aberdeenshire. It’s a short but steep climb to the top; when you see the remains of the prehistoric vitrified fort and medieval castle you know you’re nearly there.
The views make all exertion worthwhile. Click the pano for a larger version:
Down the other side:
Nestled, and almost completely hidden, under a tree are the remains of Dunnideer Recumbent Stone Circle:
A few miles further West is Leith Hall with its wonderful walled garden:
Stone guardian at the gate:
I love the Moon Gate, and in retrospect wish I had gone through it and taken a photo from the other side too. Oh well, next time!