The first picture is from within the Scottish Parliament building and I don’t feel the slats detract from the view.
The second one is too from the SP and I love the chairs in the foreground as it shows that it is a place where ‘business’ is done!
The last picture shows both Durham castle with the cathedral in the background on a beautiful day.
I have been on holiday this week and travelled to Scotland and back via Birmingham, Alnwick and Durham. When the sun shines the UK is a wonderful destination with so much to see and do!