Tag: river tay
Aberfeldy is a small but busy town located along the River Tay, just downstream from Loch Tay. There are a number of fascinating attractions and activities on offer in Aberfeldy, and visitors will find it to be a delightful getaway.
- Golf Courses
Aberfeldy Golf Club began as a nine-hole public golf course in 1895. It was built on the plains along the south side on the River Tay. It remained a nine-hole course for a hundred years till it was extended in a unique way. Aberfeldy Golf Club was made into an eighteen-hole parkland golf course that stretched on both sides of the River Tay. In 1995 the club built a private, reinforced glass ...
Tayport in Scotland is a small harbor town with a stunning view of sea coastlines. Just imagine exploring one of the most popular destinations in Scotland. Tayport is well-known for the line fishing industry - one of the oldest in Scotland - which at one time gave employment to about 45,000 men.
Castle Menzies is a spectacular sixteenth century castle, restored by the Menzies Clan Society to what it would have looked like originally. It was the seat of the Chiefs of Clan Menzies for over 400 years. Castle Menzies, pronounced 'Mingies', stands north of the River Tay at Weem. It is a very fine Z-plan castle typical of East Scotland with a large 19th century wing. The main block has ...
Elcho Castle is well-preserved castle of the sixteenth century, just 150 meters from the south bank of the River Tay in Easter Elcho near Rhynd. It is four miles south-east of Perth and Kinross. The Z-plan tower house was designed as a castle that was both comfortable and easily defended.
Due to its long coastline, plentiful rivers and large inland lakes, the people of Scotland have long been involved in fishing and ship building. Today there are still quite a few fishing hamlets as well as many large cities which have evolved from their prominent positions by strategically important waterways.
The city of Perth rests quietly on the banks of the River Tay in the Scottish Lowlands. It has two large public parks and most of the houses near the city centre are built in a Georgian terraced style. For tourists, there are lots of galleries, shops and a theatre, as well as the usual Scottish attractions such as scenery, castles and walks. There are many really great attractions in ...
- Angus and Dundee
The fourth largest city in Scotland, Dundee is situated near the mouth of the River Tay which is in the region of Angus. Dundee, also known as the City of Discovery, has many attractions that are worthy of 'discovery'. Dundee has been established as some form of settlement since prehistoric times as Pictish ruins can still be seen just outside of the modern city. It was here in ...