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August wildcamp.

Peatburner

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After a week family camping at Loch Ken then 3 nights at Banff Links campsite my daughter and I finished with a wildcamp.
We went to Sunnyside beach between Cullen and Findlater Castle. Having camped there before I knew that I would need to carry firewood, so it was a heavy load to get to the beach.IMG_20190803_142937.jpgIMG_20190803_141740.jpgIMG_20190803_141637.jpgIMG_20190803_140918.jpgIMG_20190803_140208.jpg
I was hoping we would be the only ones camping and as we walked down, 2 groups passed us going to the car park and we had it to ourselves.
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Pitched my vango on the bit of sand with the most grass well up from high tide line.
Watched the sunset then got the TV on.IMG_20190802_205246.jpgIMG_20190802_213638.jpgIMG_20190802_213618.jpg
The beach was alive with small sand fleas that were like mini shrimps.IMG_20190802_204531.jpg
After my daughter went to bed I stayed up and had a few beers and a dram getting a nice clear sky for night viewing.
In the morning I made croissants with cheese, coffee and hot chocolate.IMG_20190803_100158.jpgIMG_20190803_113703.jpg
I noticed my daughter had written in the sand

"I love wild camping and my Granny"

Went for a quick swim and a wee explore of the rocks before packing up and leaving no trace.
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Joecole

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After a week family camping at Loch Ken then 3 nights at Banff Links campsite my daughter and I finished with a wildcamp.
We went to Sunnyside beach between Cullen and Findlater Castle. Having camped there before I knew that I would need to carry firewood, so it was a heavy load to get to the beach.View attachment 18587View attachment 18588View attachment 18589View attachment 18590View attachment 18591
I was hoping we would be the only ones camping and as we walked down, 2 groups passed us going to the car park and we had it to ourselves.
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Pitched my vango on the bit of sand with the most grass well up from high tide line.
Watched the sunset then got the TV on.View attachment 18593View attachment 18594View attachment 18595
The beach was alive with small sand fleas that were like mini shrimps.View attachment 18596
After my daughter went to bed I stayed up and had a few beers and a dram getting a nice clear sky for night viewing.
In the morning I made croissants with cheese, coffee and hot chocolate.View attachment 18597View attachment 18599
I noticed my daughter had written in the sand

"I love wild camping and my Granny"

Went for a quick swim and a wee explore of the rocks before packing up and leaving no trace.
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Great photos peat
 

1 shot willie

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Cracking pictures and trip PB :thumbsup:

Like the "I love camping with Granny" scratched into the sand :)

I have a passion for old buildings and Architecture.......and found the description and history of "Findlater Castle" very interesting.
When you think back to what was at hand in those days the building of these castles was nothing short of amazing......perched and built into the cliffs.....brilliant.
Such a shame to see it in its present state :( but still hanging in there.

We had a trip up to Edinburgh a few months back for a week and visited the castle there.....awesome trip.

Thanks for sharing :thumbsup:
 
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