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Gylen Castle was built in 1582 by the Clan MacDougall and was only occupied for a relatively short period of time. The castle lies at the south end of the island of Kerrera, Argyll, Scotland, strategically placed to command the southern approaches to Oban by the narrow Sound of Kerrera. In 1647 the castle was besieged and burned by General Leslie’s Covenanter army during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. It was never re-occupied again. A restoration of the castle was completed in 2006.

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Nikon D7000
Nikkor 16-85mm VR
f/9.0
1/320 sec
ISO 200
FL 24mm

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  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 3 years ago

    Superb, I love Scottish Castles. You must be just about an expert on them now Alex – hehe …

  • LOL … Wish I was, there are so many of them it would take more than a year to see them all !!!! Many thanks for the fav and kind comments, Tom.

    – Xandru

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökover 3 years ago

    Superb image, Xandru!

  • Many thanks for the compliment, Bela.

    – Xandru

  • Anthony Vella
    Anthony Vellaover 3 years ago

    Beautifully presented part of the Highlands Alex. Expertly composed.

  • Hi Tony, glad you like it. Thanks for the kind comments.

    – Xandru

  • gail woodbury
    gail woodburyover 3 years ago

    Love this Xandru ..Love the info too !!

  • Glad you like it Gail. Thanks for dropping by and the comments.

    – Xandru

  • shotomanrob
    shotomanrobover 3 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS Your work has been featured in THE NIKON D7000 USER GROUP

  • Thank you very much for this feature Rob, its greatly appreciated.

    – Xandru

  • peaky40
    peaky40over 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture

  • Many thanks for the fav and compliment.

    – Xandru

  • Rosehaven
    Rosehavenover 3 years ago


    Click the banner to congratulate your Fellow Artists
    on your PERMANENT FEATURE PAGE !

  • Thanks a lot for this honour Lynne, its greatly appreciated.

    – Xandru

  • Chris Armytage™
    Chris Armytage™over 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your HQI feature with this excellent work!

  • Hi Chris. Many thanks for your kind comments, much appreciated.

    – Xandru

  • JHRphotoART
    JHRphotoARTover 3 years ago

    Great image and work Xandru.

  • Many thanks for dropping by and the compliment.

    – Xandru

  • James Gibbs
    James Gibbsover 3 years ago

    Nice capture! Beautiful sky!

  • Hi James, many thanks for the compliment.

    – Xandru

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