Thursday, 20 February 2014

Beautiful and Historic - Culross

I visited the beautiful Fife village of Culross recently.  It has to be one of the most atmospheric places in Scotland.  There are so many original, historic houses there, that walking around the cobbled streets feels like stepping back in time.


The mustardy yellow building is Culross Palace which dates from 1597.  This is the colour it would have been originally!


You might recognise it as the location for a few films, among them - The Little Vampire and The 39 Steps.



The village is looked after by the National Trust for Scotland who have worked hard to retain the village's historic atmosphere.  If you are ever travelling in Fife, you must visit Culross.


Love, Liz

15 comments:

Olga Rani said...

Beautiful! Indeed, looks so atmospheric!

Vintage Jane said...

What a beautiful old building and fabulous colour! M x

sky-blu-pink said...

It looks an amazing place, full of stories and steeped in traditions.

Jooles said...

WOW what a fabulous place ..... thank you for sharing the photos, if i ever make it to Scotland it will certainly be on my list.
love Jooles x x x

Amy at love made my home said...

It looks like a very interesting place to visit. It is amazing about the colour of the building, somehow we seem to assume that everything from years gone by was black and white and grey, but it was a much more colourful place than we realise!! xx

Patricia said...

A lovely little village full of historic buildings. Thanks for sharing. X

RedSetter said...

Shamefully I've only ever passed through and never actually stopped. Next time I am up that way I will definitely rectify this.

Vix said...

How gorgeous! love the ochre rendered buildings! x

mamasmercantile said...

It looks beautiful, I have added it to my to visit list for the next time we go up to Scotland. We take a different route each time we visit so we can see as much as possible.

Unknown said...

What a gorgeous place. I will be sure to visit there if I ever get to Scotland:) Love the mustard yellow! x

Meggie said...

Very nice post...love the mustard colored building. I also checked out the link...so much history here!

Used-to-Bees said...

Looks fascinating! Clearly, life in the 16th century was not as drab as we might imagine it!
x

Wendy said...

What a fascinating place! I hope I do to get visit one day.

Bucky said...

Looks really nice. Have to visit some day! I thought it was a dollhouse in the first picture! :)

Jacqui Wise said...

What an amazing place.