Old photographs allow us to look back 100 years into social history.
For once the castles take a back seat.
Glasgow holiday makers carpet the mound of Dunoon Castle - and not one without a hat!
Well laundered linen on show at Ailsa Craig - how on earth did they manage to climb up?
Looks like a Sunday School pic-nic at Dundonald Castle in Ayrshire
A little higher up the social ladder at Glamis Castle in Angus
Sentry on duty at Edinburgh Castle
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders on parade before the days of khaki at Stirling Castle
Article by SCA member Brian McGarrigle