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Dunvegan Castle, the home of the Chief of Clan MacLeod is situated on the north coast of the Isle of Skye in the Scottish Highlands. The connected Highland garden was originally laid out in the 18th century and is backed by an extensive mature woodland.Here can be found a kaleidoscope of colours with emphasis on lush greens supported by other seasonal flowering plants,

The 19th century neo-Norman structure of Inverness Castle evident today has never witnessed warfare but pays tribute to a long and violent past of a succession of fortifications on the site dating back, possibly, to around the 6th century AD.

Loch Carron, a sea loch on the west coast of Ross and Cromarty in the Scottish Highlands. This loch separates the Lochalsh peninsula from the Applecross peninsula, and from the headland east of Loch Kishorn. It is the point at which the River Carron enters the North Atlantic Ocean.