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Loch Shiel, Scottish Highlands.

This evening, I am posting information on Loch Shiel which is situated about twelve miles west of Fort William in the Scottish Highlands.

Read more on Visit Loch Shiel, Scotland…



Knoydart Mountains

This evening, I am posting information on Knoydart, a mountainous peninsula which lies to the S.E.of Isle of Skye, between lochs Nevis and Hourn.

For those interested in etymology the name is ultimately derived from Old Norse and means Cnut’s Fjord. The Vikings controlled vast tracts of the West of Scotland for about four hundred years.

Read more on Visit Knoydart, Scotland…



Jacobite Express traversing the Glenfinnan Viaduct.

This evening, I am posting a portfolio of images and videos concerning the popular Jacobite Express Steam Train which operates during the tourist season along the 41 mile (66 km) route between Fort William and Mallaig in the Scottish Highlands. This train ride has proved extremely popular on two counts: (1) The outstanding scenic beauty via Loch Eil, Glenfinnan and Arisaig and (2) Connection with the ‘Harry Potter’ stories and film via the ‘Hogwarts Express’.

Read more on Jacobite Express, Scotland…