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Have you seen the snowdrops yet?
Snowdrops ... pretty tiny white flowers telling us springtime is here. They can tell little white lies too though
. I've been seeing them sprouting up everywhere since January!
I usually only see snowdrops in gardens or country roads, but yesterday I visited Dundonald woods at Dundonald Castle
. One of my favourite walks and this was the first time I had actually seen so many standing together. What a pretty sight Dundonald CastleDrystone wall
Old Auchans House Ruin
There are some lovely walks in this area. My favourite is Old Auchans House and the Smugglers trail. The ancient woodlands are between two quarries and sometimes you can hear them, but I still love walking here when I can. I tried to ignore the rubbish and bottles that were lying around ... I can't understand why humans would spoil this, but that's another story.
The bluebells and wild garlic will be visiting soon, usually in May. I can't wait! I have a wee story and photos about the Smugglers' Trail, Dundonald Castle and Old Auchans House on my blog: https://loveexploringscotland.com/2016/11/15/smugglers-trail-to-the-castle/
Not snowdrops related, but thought I'd share! This is a wee photo I took at the edge of the quarry ... sunbeams always find a way to shine their light even on the dullest of landscapes!