The Northwest Highlands of Scotland - 19th / 23rd October 2008

 

The Old Man of Stoer

 

Stoer Point lighthouse

 

Cliffs en-route to The Old Man of Stoer

 

The Old Man of Stoer

 

The Old Man of Stoer

 

The Old Man of Stoer

 

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A selection of other views from around the Northwest Highlands

 

 

Looking west down Loch Loyne......................

 

……………........and the view northeastwards

 

Looking down on Strome Castle (behind the white house on the lower-right) - Loch Carron

 

Loch Carron

 

Deserted beach near Big Sands (Loch Gairloch)……………........

 

…………………......well almost deserted!!

 

Boxers on tour......Fonz, Hetty, Violet and Martha enjoy the freedom

 

Gruinard Bay

 

Gruinard Bay

 

Little Gruinard Bay and sands

 

Beinn Ghobhlach across Little Loch Broom

 

Loch Broom

 

Looking up Loch Broom from Ullapool

 

Stac Pollaidh and Cul Beag (Photo by Sue)

 

Ardvreck Castle below Quinag - Loch Assynt

 

Ardvreck Castle

 

The peaks and buttresses of Quinag

 

Beinn Spionnaidh and Cranstackie

 

Passing squalls – Durness

 

Sango Bay – Durness

 

Morning showers - Kyle of Durness

 

Foinaven from the north

 

Oldshoremore Beach near Kinlochbervie……………………………

 

……………………………….and a couple of it’s residents

 

Eilean na h-Aiteig - Oldshoremore Beach (Photo by Sue)

 

‘Last one in's a sissy’ (Photo by Sue)

 

Pink granite intrusions form interesting patterns on this rocky outcrop (Photo by Sue)

 

Granite intrusions – a close-up

 

Granite cobbles in one of the upper beach alcoves

 

Beach reflections - Oldshoremore beach

 

Whooper Swan

 

Rich autumn colours - Loch Duartmore near Kylesku

 

Loch Gleann Dubh, Beinn Aird da Loch, Stack of Glencoul (centre) and Cnoc na Creige

 

Strath More and a distant Loch Broom

 

Urquhart Castle - Loch Ness

 

Monarch of the Glen……………

 

……………......with some of his harem