Area Guides & Photography Tuition

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Craigievar Castle; a fine example of a Scottish fortification. Family portraits, Jacobeam timber features and original plaster ceilings can be viewed. inside. online magazine, photo courses, Photography courses by Bill Bagshaw (Bill Bagshaw & Martin Williams/Bill Bagshaw,

Royal Deeside guide



Fairytale Scottish Castles, magnificent mountains and glens, Balmoral Castle, Glen Muick,  Gatherings, Highland Games,  Scottish pipe bands and people. A  pictorial guide by dSider .


What’s happening on Royal Deeside & Upper Donside

The River Dee is one of the worlds greatest salmon rivers, and the Falls of Feugh give a fantastic viewpoint; from a pedestrian walkway; to see the salmon leaping upstream over the rocks. online magazine, photo courses. Photography by Bill Bagshaw. (Bill Bagshaw & Martin Williams/Bill Bagshaw,

Villages  guide

Aboyne, Ballater, Kincardine O’Neil,   Alford, Banchory, Braemar, Strathdon, Torphins, Westhill, Echt,  Dunecht, Peterculter, Tarland.  

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Interesting features & amazing photos

Castles, pipers, bagpipes, places, nature, skiing & jousting in  Royal Deeside and Upper Donside.  Walks, cycling paths and museums.

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