Today, I joined a small group hike along a section of the (94 mile) Rob Roy Way which traversed about nine miles from Callander to Strathtyre in the Trossachs and Queen Elizabeth Forest Park region of Stirlingshire, Scotland.
Unfortunately, we experienced persistent, and sometimes heavy rainfall, which, apart from personal inconvenience, impacted on the quality of photographs.
The precipitation did not, unduly, affect enjoyment of the hike which followed a defunct railway line along which we encountered:
- Two rivers, the Teith and Leny.
- A wide range of trees including oak, beech, ash birch, holly and conifer plantations.
- Tree fungi and ground fungi.
- Numerous streams cascading off the hills and mountains.
- White water rapids and the Falls of Leny.
- Mountain bikers.
- Sheep, horses, cattle and Highland Cattle.
- Rich brown and gold autumnal colours from the ferns and tree leaves.
- Loch Lubnaig, a lake about three miles long.
- Mountains, Ben Ledi and Ben Vorlach.
- Berries and fruits such as blackberries and rose hips.
- The popular tourist villages of Callander and Strathtyre.
Video clip of Falls of Leny, Trossachs, Scotland