Scotland

Eilean Donan

Eilean Donan is one of the most photographed locations in Scotland and as it is located right on the main A87 road north, it is very easy of access, which also makes it very popuar.  The castle is situated at Dornie, about 8 miles from Kyle of Lochalsh and is located on its own small…


Knockan Crag

Knockan Crag is the site of  a National Nature Reserve due to its importance in the development of modern geology.  In the early 19th century, it was recognised that rocks could be lifted and tilted, but it was not believed they could move any great distance laterally.  At Knockan Crag however, it was discovered that…


Stoer Peninsula

The Stoer peninsula is located to the north of Lochinver, jutting into the sea between Enard Bay and Eddrachillis Bay. The two main attractions for photographers are the Stoer Lighthouse and The Old Man of Stoer – a 60m (200ft) sea stack.  There is a small car park at the lighthouse, and the Old Man…


The Falls Of Falloch

The Falls of Falloch are located right next to the A82, just a couple of miles north of Loch Lomond.  At this spot, the River Falloch drops about 30ft into a wide peaty pool.  There is a small car park signposted from the road, and the falls are reached by a very short level walk…


Victoria Falls

Victoria Fallas are located close to Loch Maree in NW Scotland.  Like the other (rather more famous!) Victoria Falls in Africa, the are named after Queen Victoria, but at least she actually visited these falls in 1877.  However she was apparently not that impressed, declaring that other falls near Balmoral were more spectacular.  That was…