Last of the Westland Whigs

In the late 17th century, the 'Westland Whigs' were the radical descendants of earlier Covenanters who had defied the absolutist rule of Stuart kings in south west Scotland.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Loch Urr June 2010

This photo was taken 23 June 2010 on the Moniave to Corsock road near Loch Urr. The open moorland landscape is now rare in the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright - most has been planted with stika spruce and similar trees.


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