Scotland – 4 Lochs in the Southern Highlands


[ Photo Blog #51 ]

Mainland Scotland has 6,160 miles (9,910 km) of coastline.  Including the numerous islands, this increases to some 10,250 miles (16,500 km).  The west coast in particular is heavily indented, with long promontories separated by fjord-like sea lochs.  In addition to these, there are more than 30,000 freshwater lochs in Scotland.  I give below a selection containing a dozen of my photographs, taken in 2001, of just four of these inland lochs – Loch Earn, Loch Fyne, Loch Lawyers and Loch Voil – all in the southern reaches of the Western Highlands . . . 

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Loch Earn – from Achray House

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Sunrise on Lock Earn – 1

LochEarn3-Sunrise

Sunrise on Loch Earn -2

LochEarn4-Sunset

Sunrise on Loch Earn – 3

LochEarn5-Sunset

Sunset on Loch Earn

LochFyne3-Inverary

Loch Fyne – towards Inverary

LochFynne1

Loch Fyne – 2

LochFynne2

Loch Fyne – 3

LochLawyers

Loch Lawyers

LochVoil01

Loch Voil 1

LochVoil03

Loch Voil – 2

LochVoil04

Loch Voil – 3

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13 thoughts on “Scotland – 4 Lochs in the Southern Highlands

  1. Thank you for these wonderful photos of the Lochs. Beauty that silence any chatter of the mind. Those and the Islands of the West Coast I would love to return to again.
    miriam

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  2. Excellent photos Roland. There are so many similarities to the Lake District. I suppose they were all one before they built Hadrian’s Wall.

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