Scotland in June by Kasia-D

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I often get asked, what is the best time to visit Scotland? Well, of course, the old saying “if it’s not raining now, it soon will be”, is so often true, but the sun does actually shine in Scotland!

The wee island of Tiree is known as the Sunshine Isle with among the highest hours of sun in the UK. But if it is not sunny, it might be rainy and windy.

I’ve not visited Tiree as an adult to check this but I have been to Scotland regularly in June. And this is the month of the best light and most sunny days – and the least midges! So if you are planning a visit to Bonnie Scotland, then try for June – when it is is also usually cheaper than in summer:-))

Check out Visit Scotland one of the best tourism sites I have ever visited for background information, accommodation, trips, tips and more. They really deserve a gold star!

A buddy, who lives in Scotland, didn’t believe that I had so many sunny days when visiting. This collages shows shots taken each year from 2006 to 2010 in June – I got sunburnt more than once!

Locations: Barra, Berneray, Eriskay, Lewis, Islay, Portobello, Joppa, North Berwick, Uist.
Nikon D70 and D200, Sigma 18-200mm.
Collage created in Picasa, post-pro and final layout in CS4.

Runner-up in The Scots are Coming Summertime Challenge

09.08.2011, 101 views.

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summer, uk, beach, coast, island, sea, seaside, boat, rock, joppa, portobello, callanish, stone, scotland, harris, lewis, edinburgh, islay, eriskay, berneray, barra, hebrides, 100views

Born in Scotland, at home in Europe, I am a passionate semi-professional photographer with eclectic tastes who loves to travel and capture images of our beautiful world. Check out my gallery or contact me directly for contract work or customization.
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Comments

  • Caterpillar
    Caterpillarover 3 years ago

    Beautiful postcard!

  • Dziekuje, Kasiu! One day maybe you’ll visit:-)

    – Kasia-D

  • Lynne Morris
    Lynne Morrisover 3 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful collage Kasia.

  • Lynne, thank you very much. I just had to do a wee bit of advertising:-) Kasia

    – Kasia-D

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganover 3 years ago
    beautiful images Kasia
  • Tina, thank you!

    – Kasia-D

  • Caterpillar
    Caterpillarover 3 years ago

    I would love to visit your beautiful and so magical country! :)

  • Good luck!

    – Kasia-D

  • joak
    joakover 3 years ago

    smashin pal an a guid wee narrative anaw..june seems light years awa the noo!

  • Ta, Joak. Pleased you like it mate. Yes, June seems a while off just noo.

    – Kasia-D

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 3 years ago

    Super collage Kasia. Another great sourse of information on all things Scottis is the Undiscovered Scotland website. I find the easiest way to use it is to Google search using the place name you want and undiscovered. For instance, if you google search for Islay Undiscovered, one of the hits will be for this one

  • Tom, thank you for your appreciation and for the tip about Undiscovered Scotland – a very useful site indeed. Kasia

    – Kasia-D

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 3 years ago

    great collage

  • Thank you!

    – Kasia-D

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 3 years ago

    Wow- GREAT idea Kasia- I have so many shot from Dubrovnik, I may try something similar…. what a lovely presentation- enjoyed your notes too!

  • Rosie, thank you. Looking forward to your Dubrovnik collage:-) Kasia

    – Kasia-D

  • Peter Lusby Taylor
    Peter Lusby Ta...over 3 years ago

    beautiful collage..what a privilege to live in such a place.

  • Peter, thank you very much. It is a gorgeous country, isn’t it!? I hope you are well and life is being good to you! Kasia

    – Kasia-D

  • RedHillDigital
    RedHillDigitalabout 3 years ago

    Excellent collage, would love to visit more often!

  • Howard, thank you! I wish I could visit more often too:-)

    – Kasia-D

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