A very sharp frost in winter 2008 gripped Stirling. Lots of crystalline ice grew over successive days of sub-zero temperatures.These were created on Abbey Craig upon which the Wallace Monument towers.
A quick walk up the Ochils that overlook Stirling. Well worth the time spent to get there and rewards the mild effort with great views from the Forth bridges (soon to be a trio) in the east to Ben Lomond in the west. The Wallace Monument and Stirling Castle were built upon “crag and tails” for strategic reasons. Continue reading Overlooking Stirling