Alphabet Photography – Scotland

Alphabet photography is a fun thing to do. The aim is simple – take a photo of something that looks like a letter of the English alphabet, but one that isn’t a printed, typed or written letter. I normally do this whenever I go on holiday, as I find it gets me to look around more at the scenery or buildings of the place I’m visiting. During the last Easter holidays, I went to Scotland. You can find the letters what I managed to locate below, along with a maps location of where it was taken (just in case you don’t believe me!), so that you can go there. Enjoy!
Note: Not all of the GPS locations are exactly in the location where the image was taken, so you’ll need to move a little around the map / street view if needed.
A grid of English alphabet letters, with some cells filled in with photos that look like the relevant letter

A
A tree branch in the shape of the letter "A"

A tree branch in the shape of the letter "A"
Inverary, 56 13 55, -5 4 21

C
The letter "C", made from the outline of trees

The letter "C", made from the outline of trees
Lochearnhead, 56 22 43, -4 17 5

E
A letter "E" formed out of some decorative stonework

A letter "E" formed out of some decorative stonework
Inverary, 56 13 50, -5 4 23

G
The letter "G" created out of a stone barrier

The letter "G" created out of a stone barrier
Stirling, 56 7 3, -3 56 12

H
Tarmac marks on the pavement in the shape of a "H"

Tarmac marks on the pavement in the shape of a "H"
Stirling, 56 7 3, -3 56 21

I
A letter "I" created from a tower

A letter "I" created from a tower
Edinburgh, 55 57 14, -3 11 7

M
A bridge in Inverary in the shape of a "M"

A bridge in Inverary in the shape of a "M"
Inverary, 56 13 54, -5 4 20

N
The letter "N" formed by a two columns on a bridge

The letter "N" formed by a two columns on a bridge
Edinburgh, 55 57 10, -3 11 17

O
The letter "O" made from a light fitting with an eye painted around it

The letter "O" made from a light fitting with an eye painted around it
Edinburgh, 55 56 58, -3 11 18

Q
A cup holder folded up in the shape of a "Q"

A cup holder folded up in the shape of a "Q"
Taken on the coach, so no fixed location

R
The gates to the Scottish Parliament with a "R" shape

The gates to the Scottish Parliament with a "R" shape
Edinburgh, 55 57 14, -3 11 6

T
The mast of a berthed ship forming a letter "T"

The mast of a berthed ship forming a letter "T"
Inverary, 56 13 52, -5 4 18

U
The letter "U" created out of the roof of the Edinburgh train station

The letter "U" created out of the roof of the Edinburgh train station
Edinburgh, 55 57 8, -3 11 19

W
A fountain in Inverary with the shape of the bowl in a letter "W"

A fountain in Inverary with the shape of the bowl in a letter "W"
Inverary, 56 13 49, -5 4 22

X
Train tracks from Edinburgh station crossing over to form a "X"

Train tracks from Edinburgh station crossing over to form a "X"
Edinburgh, 55 57 3, -3 11 42

Y
A letter "Y" formed from some decorative bars in front of a window

A letter "Y" formed from some decorative bars in front of a window
Inverary, 56 13 49, -5 4 24

Z
A "Z" formed out of a marking on a hillside and a river

A "Z" formed out of a marking on a hillside and a river
GPS didn’t get a fix for this location

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