I had a couple of weeks in Glencoe and the surrounding area last summer, with mostly good weather! The first outing was up the Glencoe Ski lift for views over the valley ( in case the weather made it impossible later – my view get high up the easy way in the sun ). Here are the images from the top of the lift and the short walks around it.
Handa Island is a Scottish Wildlife Trust nature reserve located in the far north west of Scotland, and is home in the height of summer to close to 100,000 seabirds gathering to breed including guillemots, razorbills great skua and puffins (Information as published on the Scottish Wildlife Trust site). The reserve is accessed by a pedestrian ferry service that runs from Tarbet on demand during the visitor season. Tarbet and
Torridon is a village, estate and area on the North West Coast of Scotland. The mountains and views around the area are superb, providing vistas for budding landscape photographers. But that is not all, the Loch itself is home to wildlife such as Dolphins, Seals and Otters that can be occasionally seen an photographed. In the village there is a Deer Sanctuary, where Red Deer can be seen, along with
A walk around Loch Kernsary or even just part way gives the photographer views of the Loch, Local farmland, and the distant Mountains that border Loch Maree. The circuit from Poolewe, Wester Ross, is about 10km long, by far the best part of the circuit walk that I followed – described on WalkHighlands.co.uk – is the first part along the Loch. Here there are obvious Landscape views to take, but
Ardessie Falls are a set of falls that, offer the photographer to take some shots of the impressive falls, and additionally take views over Little Loch Broom off the North West Coast of Scotland. The Falls are located at Ardessie Wester Ross, which is on the A832 between Poolewe and Ullapool. There is limited road side parking in a layby nearby. The lower falls can be viewed from the roadside,
Kinlochewe is a small village in Wester Ross, Scotland. The Heights of Kinlochewe, refers to a circular walk from here, down a track on the Estate, that winds up to the eventually view Mount Siloch from Loch Fada. The Estate is a shooting estate, so checking on access during the hunting season is advisable. This walk is documented here ( In reverse order of the easier track route that may