Taken on the Mull of Kintyre Scotland
The notorious Scottish Pirate Captain Kidd who was tried and executed of piracy after returning from a voyage to the Indian Ocean 1701. Captain Kidd was hanged in a public execution on the 23 May 1701 at Execution Dock Wapping London. Captain Kidd body was gibbeted over the River Thames at Tibury Point as a warning to any future would be pirates for three years. Captain Kidd name roles on and is the name of a pub in Wapping East London near where he was Executed.
Cruden Bay near Peterhead Aberdeenshire Scotland, Slains Castle was built in 1597 for Francis Hay 9 Earl of Erroll. In 1836 more building were added to the castle, which stands overlooking the North sea. Bram Stoke also came to Slains Castle where he got his inspiration for the Evil Vampire Count Dracula. The day I took this photograph the sea mist was coming in off the sea.