Scotland – I do love a nice groyne

DSCF1861 And so to Thursday in our Scottish sojourn. In the afternoon I planned to visit Benromach Distillery, Speyside’s smallest, but that will be the subject of a separate post. In the morning, then, we headed to the small village of Findhorn, DSCF1870 which lies on a spit of land jutting out to form Findhorn Bay. It is a pleasant old town, but of course Ben’s favourite area, and mine, was the beach and dunes. Ben loves dunes.

The beach was striped with proper wooden groynes, and gave us marvellous views out into the North Sea and across to Cromarty.

DSCF1885  On the way out we stopped at Findhorn Foundation Community, DSCF1886all eco-houses and turf rooves and artistic endeavours. Had a wee there.

After my distillery visit, we stopped at a farm shop to buy some chard (no, we didn’t know either), and then briefly into Forres. This is a lovely little town with many churches. We had ourselves a bag of salty vinegary chips.DSCF1903DSCF1906





Ben had some chips too….


About wombat37

A Yorkshireman in the green hills of Lancashire, UK Not a real wombat, obviously, or typing would become an issue. I do have short legs and a hairy nose, however. Oh, & a distinctive smell.

Posted on August 12, 2010, in A brisk walk, Ben, Findhorn, Scotland. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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