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Trebuchet at Castle Urquhart, Scotland

This morning we travelled from Kirkwall on Orkney to Fort William in the Scottish Highlands.

First stage was transfer from Kirkwall to Stromness where we connected with the 11.00 am ferry crossing to Scrabster on the Scottish mainland. The crossing ran on time and took ninety minutes.

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Piper at Loch Lomond, Scotland

This morning, I collected guests from central Edinburgh and embarked on a tour as follows:

  • First, drive west for 90 mins to our first stop at Luss, Loch Lomond. Here we saw quaint, historic houses, Loch Lomond (lake) and Ben Lomond (mountain) resplendent in morning sunshine, a talented young piper, a wedding party, Viking era ‘hogback’ burial at Luss Church, and duck with ducklings on local river.

Luss Beach, Loch Lomond.

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Jacobite Express at Glenfinnan, Scotland

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Fort William and drove west for about 15 miles to Glenfinnan.prime purpose if the visit was to watch the Jacobite Express ( aka ‘Harry Potter Train’) traversing the Glenfinnan Viaduct. The train duly arrived at 10.45 am on schedule. Other important aspects of Glenfinnan:

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