Once Upon a Time…

…there was a fairy tale castle of the most winsome sort that rested on a beautiful parkland and overlooked the cold, shining waters of the Firth of Forth.


Lauriston was its name and it was a lovely place – with plenty of towers and flowers and beauty and grace.

Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh

The castle enchanted everyone who visited, both humans and canines alike.


The construction of Lauriston Castle began as a 16th century tower house that a fellow named Sir Archibald Napier of Merchiston built sometime around 1593.   A grand Jacobean-style extension was added in 1827.


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