River Tay Thread

stuant63 PRO 9:44am, 21 January 2008
Post your pictures of the River Tay here, please.

I have heard that the name 'Tay' may be derived from a very old word meaning something like 'flood' or 'much water'.

The theory is that several rivers on the east of the UK have names derived from the same older word. In prehistory, settlers from further east arrived and tended to call things by the same names wherever they ended up.

So now we have river names like Tay, Dee, Tyne and several others all on the east coast which might all originally come from the same root word.
stuant63 PRO Posted 11 years ago. Edited by stuant63 (member) 10 years ago
Tay meanders
This is the Tay from the air - just north of Perth.
allybeag PRO 11 years ago
One of my favourite rivers, and one I haven't visited since I started using digital cameras. I must have some prints or slides of it kicking about - might get round to scanning some in when I have some time to spare. I love your aerial view!
pogofish PRO 11 years ago
Loads of pics of the Tay on film. This might be a good excuse to get more on digital as well.
Photographic View Scotland PRO Posted 10 years ago. Edited by Photographic View Scotland (member) 10 years ago
I have placed a couple of Tay images in the pool. One of my plans for this year is to cover the Tay from source to mouth. It is the longest river in the uk and will take me from ben Lui to near St Andrews / Carnoustie Golf Courses. I'll keep you posted.
Boat on the water
stuant63 PRO 10 years ago
Tay Panorama (5 shots)
this is the Tay just east of Perth
widdowquinn PRO Posted 10 years ago. Edited by widdowquinn (member) 10 years ago

The Tay, looking across to Dundee from Tayport.
stuant63 PRO 10 years ago
All change
The Tay in Autumn near Dunkeld.
trentretro 10 years ago
The Tay and it's rail bridge by the Uni o Dundee residences

stuant63 PRO 9 years ago
Night time shot of the Tay from Dundee looking across to Newport in Fife
A long exposure of lots of tea-time traffic crossing the bridge over the Tay by stuant63
E.........'s Diary PRO 9 years ago
[River Tay Newburgh Fife Scotland]

River Tay from Newburgh viewed towards Perth
E.........'s Diary PRO 9 years ago
[Cobble, River Tay, Newburgh, Fife]

River Tay from Newburgh viewed towards Perth
popmanstensgaard PRO 7 years ago
Spent a wonderful few days in and around Dundee. This was the view from my hotel room
Sunrise Over The Tay by popmanstensgaard
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