The 'Gutted Haddie'

route to the top of

Arthur's Seat

Brian Gourlay with his Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother  -  1943

Arthur's Seat from near St Leonard's Entrance to Holyrood Park

©  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact                      Photograph taken January 7, 2008 at 1.18pm


The 'Gutted Haddie' route to the top of Arthur's Seat

Thank you to Bryan Gourlay for sending me this photograph.

Bryan wrote:

"This 1943 photo of me, my mother, grandmother and great grandmother provides a good look at the Gutted Haddie route to the top of Arthurís Seat (at the top of the picture).

Iím not sure of exactly where weíre sitting, but it canít be too far from Jeannie Deans Cottage and the 'Slidey Stane'.

The photo was taken by the familyís trusted Box Brownie camera that was used for over 50 years and was eventually left behind in India in the early 1970s."

Bryan Gourlay, Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland:  March 2, 2008.



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