Your pictures of Scotland: 17 to 24 May

"Taken in Kirkcudbright. Rules are made to be broken," says John Thomson. [John Thomson]

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 17 and 24 May.

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Brodie Castle
Brodie Castle in Moray on a "beautiful sunny day" from Moira MacKintosh. [Moira MacKintosh]
"As if this view down Loch Ness wasn’t beautiful enough," says Christopher Hart. [Christopher Hart]
The Easter Balmoral suspension bridge at Crathie, Aberdeenshire was captured "looking superb" after its refurbishment by Sarah Sivers. [Sarah Sivers]
"Found this little guy in the sand at the beach in North Berwick," says Leanne Ferrie [Leanne Ferrie]
Bone caves
Bone Caves snapped by Amber Roguski after completing the North Coast 500 "largely midge free". [Amber Roguski]
Pine marten
A photo of a pine marten in Gill Williams' garden in the Abernethy Forest. [Gill Williams]
"Beautiful May evening at Crinan before the midges started biting," says Aileen Gillies. [Aileen Gillies]
"Angus - the new kid at Fife Show," says Paula Shiels. [Paula Shiels]
A surprise downpour over Kilpatrick hill from north Glasgow from Lawrie Mcinally. [Lawrie Mcinally]
"What a day for the first sailing of the PS Waverley, passing through the Kyles of Bute," says Andy Inglis. [Andy Inglis]
Lower Largo
High tide on a sunny day at Lower Largo from Alastair Nunn. [Alastair Nunn]
Mark Fraser took this photo near the Ythan Estuary. "I was driving home on a beautiful evening and spotted this photogenic sheep," he says. [Mark Fraser]
"Isolation - or when you are looking for solitude - Ardnamurchan," says Victor Tregubov. [Victor Tregubov]
Yellow field
Adam Schofield was exploring the Parkley Craigs area just west of Linlithgow when he captured these contrasting colours. [Adam Schofield]
Hugh Maxwell set his alarm for the early hours in order to see Turnberry Lighthouse silhouetted against the dawn light. [Hugh Maxwell]
Firth of Clyde
A view across the Firth of Clyde to the Regal Princess cruise ship at Greenock Ocean Terminal from Graham Christie. [Graham Christie]
Rannoch station
"This view looking north at Rannoch Station has a retro feel about it," says Jim Lowden. [Jim Lowden]
Helen Baird spotted this "windswept tree" over the leaning stonedyke wall in the South Ayrshire countryside. [Helen Baird]
Coldingham Priory
Roger Green submitted this image of an arch which is part of the remains of Coldingham Priory. [Roger Green]
"This seaweed covered rock looks more like a sea creature," says Linda McAleer of a "moody day" on Dhoon beach near Kirkcudbright. [Linda McAleer]
"We came across this vintage car rally at Kentallen while visiting friends in Fort William," says Lyndsey Fairnie. [Lyndsey Fairnie]
Golden eagle
This golden eagle, caught on camera by Angela Pearson, was one of the raptors on display at Fife Show. [Angela Pearson]
Bargany gardens
Amanda Jackson sent in this image of the boat house at Bargany Gardens captured during a walk in the "glorious sunshine". [Amanda Jackson]
A night by the sea watching the sun go down from Hazel Thomson in Elgin. [Hazel Thomson]

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