Landscapes

Buachaille Etive mor  L45

Stob Dearg is the highest and finest peak of Buachaille Etive Mor, and one of the most famous sights of the Highlands. The mountain presents a remarkable pyramid of rock to travellers along the road across Rannoch Moor.

Glen Coe Lochan   L92

Just outside Glencoe village you’ll find an exquisite wood around a lochan with a backdrop of pointed mountains. The trails wind through a landscape planted with North American trees by Lord Strathcona in the 1890s – he hoped they would comfort his homesick Canadian wife.

Devils Pulpit  L94

This place is called The Devil’s Pulpit, located in Finnich Glen. This surreal magical place is cut 70 feet deep into a dark red sandstone gorge, Nowadays, people often refer to the glen itself as the Devil’s Pulpit. However, that name, in its original usage, did not refer to the glen, but to a feature within it: more specifically, it was the name of a particular rock The area from which this picture was taken can be reached by means of a flight of steps which has been nicknamed Jacob’s Ladder

Three Sisters of Glen Coe  L46

It is a complex mountain, with many ridges and subsidiary peaks, one of which, Stob Coire Sgreamhach, is classified as a separate Munro. The most noticeable features of Bidean nam Bian are the famous Three Sisters of Glen Coe, three steeply-sided ridges that extend north into the Glen

Small lochan in Glen Coe L99

This is small Lochan located on the road through the Back of glen Coe Village. It is very beautiful and unspoiled.

Lone Tree of Milarrochy bay L63

This has to be the most photographed tree in Scotland. It stands submerged in Loch Lomond,due to high rain and snowfall. It is stunning when pictured both in and out of the water.

Loch lomond L5

Milarrochy Bay is a bay on Loch Lomond. It is near the village of Balmaha. Looking across to Argyll & Bute on Milarrochy Bay. Other bays on the east of Loch Lomond include Cashel Bay and Sallochy Bay. The bay has a visitor centre, where you can find out about Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park and the surrounding area.

Milarrochy Bay Loch lomond L6

Milarrochy Bay loch Lomond L6.1

Loch Ard L3

Loch Ard is a fresh water loch lying 5km to the west of Aberfoyle and is considered to be the source of the River Forth. One of the 22 lochs that make up Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, Loch Ard is believed to be the source of the River Forth which flows from its eastern end. Famous Scottish author and poet, Sir Walter Scott, name checked the loch in his 1817 novel Rob Roy describing it as ‘an enchanting sheet of water.’

Loch Lomond tree  L7N

This has to be the most photographed tree in Scotland. It stands out of the water of Loch Lomond due to dry weather. It has a stunning root-ball when pictured out of the water.

Loch Trool L135

Loch Trool is renowned as having some of the finest scenery in southern Scotland. Lying in the heart of the Galloway Forest Park it is a perfect example of the unspoilt and untamed nature of Galloway as you circumnavigate the loch on the Glentrool Trail.

Glen Trool L136

Glen Trool (Scottish Gaelic: Gleann an t-Sruthail) is a glen in the Southern Uplands, Galloway, Scotland. It contains Loch Trool which is fed by several burns and drained by the Water of Trool. North of Glen Trool is Merrick, the highest mountain in the Southern Uplands

Glen Trool L137

Glenburn Waterfalls L138

This stunning wee waterfall can be found up the Dalry moor road. it is truly a hidden gem and known mostly only to locals.

Edinburgh Castle G91

Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, from its position on the Castle Rock. Archaeologists have established human occupation of the rock since at least the Iron Age (2nd century AD), although the nature of the early settlement is unclear.

Sunset at Loch Ard  LL4

One of the 22 lochs that make up Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, Loch Ard is believed to be the source of the River Forth which flows from its eastern end. On the loch’s southern shores lie the ruins of a castle built by nobleman Murdoch Stewart, Duke of Albany, executed by James I for treason in 1425.

Loch Ard  LL3

Old Man of Storr  H0

The Trotternish Ridge is the longest geological landslip in Britain and exposes the innards of an ancient landscape sculpted by volcanic activity. Below The Storr is The Sanctuary, home to the extraordinary rock pinnacles the Old Man of Storr and the Needle Rock.

Glen Esk  L70

There are also some excellent hiking routes further up the glen, including one to Queen's Well and another up Mount Keen, Scotland's most easterly Munro. The stone crown at Queen's Well stands as a memorial to Queen Victoria, who greatly enjoyed exploring these hills from her Highland retreat at Balmoral.

Buachaille Etive Mor L69

Buachaille Etive Mòr (Scottish Gaelic: Buachaille Eite Mòr, meaning "the herdsman of Etive"), generally known to climbers simply as The Buachaille, is a mountain at the head of Glen Etive in the Highlands of Scotland. Its pyramidal form, as seen from the road when travelling towards Glen Coe, makes it one of the most recognisable mountains in Scotland, and one of the most depicted on postcards and calendars.

The Buachaille L100

Buachaille Etive Mòr meaning ("the herdsman of Etive") is generally known to climbers simply as The Buachaille. It is a mountain at the head of Glen Etive in the Highlands of Scotland. Its pyramidal form, as seen from the road when travelling towards Glen Coe, makes it one of the most recognisable mountains in Scotland, and one of the most depicted on postcards and calendars. Buachaille Etive Mòr takes the form of a ridge nearly five miles (8 km) in length,

The Buachaille L102

Buachaille Etive mor L101

Winter on the Buachaille LL58

The Devils Pulpit L81

According to local lore, the gorge was a secret meeting place for the ancient Druids. The Devil’s Pulpit was also where Satan himself was said to have preached to the Monks below.

Devils Pulpit L82

The Devils pulpit L83

Devil’s Pulpit is a limestone rock jutting out from the cliffs from where (legend has it) the devil preached to the monks below, tempting them to desert their order.

Loch Ard Dusk L84

Loch Ard is a fresh water loch lying 5km to the west of Aberfoyle and is considered to be the source of the River Forth. One of the 22 lochs that make up Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, Loch Ard is believed to be the source of the River Forth which flows from its eastern end. Famous Scottish author and poet, Sir Walter Scott, name checked the loch in his 1817 novel Rob Roy describing it as ‘an enchanting sheet of water.’

Loch Ard sunset LL1

Sundown at Loch Ard LL5

Inversnaid Waterfalls L95

Dropping from the ‘hanging valley’ of Loch Arklet and into the main glaciated trench which holds Loch Lomond. This waterfall by the West Highland Way is associated with the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins. His ‘Inversnaid’ poem inspired by the setting here includes the often-quoted conservation theme ‘Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet’

Kilchurn Castle Loch Awe L110

Kilchurn Castle was a fortress, a comfortable residence and later a garrison stronghold, and contains the oldest surviving barracks on the British mainland. Its five-storey tower house dominates the complex, with a lower hall, courtyard and barracks below. Kilchurn Castle was built in the mid-1400s, and it remained the base of the mighty Campbells of Glenorchy for 150 years. After the first Jacobite Rising of 1689, Kilchurn was converted into a garrison stronghold, but was abandoned.

Tournament Bridge Eglinton Park L16

The Eglinton Tournament Bridge is a bridge located within Eglinton Country Park near Kilwinning, North Ayrshire, Scotland. The bridge crosses the Lugton Water a short distance northwest of Eglinton Castle and was named after the Eglinton Tournament of 1839. The castle and surrounding grounds were once home to the Montgomerie family, Earls of Eglinton and chiefs of the Clan Montgomery.

Aros park Isle of Mull L103

Aros Park is an area of woodland managed by the Forestry Commission on the outskirts of Tobermory on the Isle of Mull. The park is all that remains of the once extensive Aros estate, which was bought by the Forestry Commission in 1959. The woodland can be enjoyed throughout the year, with the contrasting colours particularly attractive during the autumn months.

Buachaille Etive mor

A stunning Scottish Munro at the foot of Glen Coe.

The Lone Tree of Millarchy  Bay

A beautiful Lone tree which grows at the shores of Loch lomond.

Kilchurn Castle Loch Awe

The beautiful Kilchurn Castle that stands on the shores of the stunning Loch Awe.

Buachaille Etive Mor

The ever popular, but simply stunning Munro, Buachaille Etive Mor, at the foot Glen Coe.

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