Page last updated on: Saturday, 12 March, 2016.

This page contains postcard pictures of beaches and shorelines approaching Gatehouse from the West side of the Fleet Estuary. 


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02. Note the sailing boat close to shore.


03. Looking towards Ravenshall Point.

       
04. Dirk Hatteraick's Cave.                                                                                  drawings of the inside of the cave


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08. Early days; touring caravans only were sited on the top field opposite the farmhouse.


09. Site expanding - some static caravans & tents.


10. Site is now more permanent.


11. Games and entertainment included.


12. The buildings on the coast are at Mossyard Farm. The largest Island is Ardwall Isle (known locally as "Laurie's Isle")

The next few photographs are of "White Bay" at Mossyard


12x. Although this PC is marked, it is interesting in that it shows what might have been a changing hut.

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19. This postcard says the subject is Dalavan Bay, but in fact it shows camping (scouts or guides ?) at Newton.


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21. The stakes are used for attaching fishing nets which catch fish as the tide recedes. Beyond the stakes is Cat Craig.


22. Top left of this picture is The Pinnacle. Before trees obscured it The Pinnacle was used for navigating up the Fleet.


23. This is the "Garden Site", part of Cardoness. It occupies what used to be the walled garden at Cardoness.


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28. This photograph depicts Skyreburn in the distance but the foreground is Cardoness.

 


29. In the centre is the old Skyreburn road bridge.


30. This shows a closer view of Skreburn Bridge.

 


31. This postcard says it is of Ardwall Beach. Access to it is private.