The Five Red Herrings by Dorothy L. Sayers

The Ship Inn, Gatehouse of Fleet, formerly known as the Anworth, where Dorothy L. Sayers wrote the book “Five Red Herrings”, a Lord Peter Wimsey mystery that included many local landmarks. Located in Dumfries and Galloway, southwest Scotland.

The Ship Inn photo

When I visited the area in 2007, the guide pointed out this inn with the sign. He also showed us a few of the locations from the book, including the murder scene!

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