Dunstaffnage Chapel , Argyll , Scotland
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Dunstaffnage Chapel , Argyll , Scotland

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A short walk from Dunstaffnage Castle , you will find Dunstaffnage chapel .

Built at the end of the 12th century , the chapel is where members of the Clan Campbell are buried .

The insides of the chapel although in ruins , still shows lots of intricate detail and some beautiful stonework and decorations .

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A: Dunstaffnage Castle , Argyll , Scotland

por Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 170 metros de distancia

Built on this strategic spot on the Firth of Lorn , Dunstaffnage Castle was erected in 1275 by Duncan...

Dunstaffnage Castle , Argyll , Scotland

B: Dunstaffnage Castle , Argyll , Scotland

por Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 180 metros de distancia

Built on this strategic spot on the Firth of Lorn , Dunstaffnage Castle was erected in 1275 by Duncan...

Dunstaffnage Castle , Argyll , Scotland

C: Dunstaffnage Castle , Argyll , Scotland

por Alan McLean (Albiphotography), 200 metros de distancia

Built on this strategic spot on the Firth of Lorn , Dunstaffnage Castle was erected in 1275 by Duncan...

Dunstaffnage Castle , Argyll , Scotland

D: Loch Etive And Connel Bridge Argyll Scotland

por Geoff Mather, a 2.8 km.

A nice little spot just North of Oban.

Loch Etive And Connel Bridge Argyll Scotland

E: Connel Bridge

por Volker Uhl, a 3.1 km.

Connel Bridge

F: Oban Mccaig S Tower Argyll Scotland

por Geoff Mather, a 4.6 km.

A view from inside the tower and its gardens.

Oban Mccaig S Tower Argyll Scotland

G: McCaig's Tower

por Volker Uhl, a 4.6 km.

McCaig's Tower

H: Mccaig's Tower Overlooking Oban Argyll Scotland

por Geoff Mather, a 4.6 km.

Overlooking Oban from the tower.

Mccaig's Tower Overlooking Oban Argyll Scotland

I: Oban Harbour Scotland Uk

por Geoff Mather, a 4.8 km.

Sitting on the dock of the bay ....

Oban Harbour Scotland Uk

J: Pulpit Hill Oban Scotland Uk

por Geoff Mather, a 5.5 km.

Just to the South of the town, is Pulpit Hill, well worth a visit, even if the drive is a little circ...

Pulpit Hill Oban Scotland Uk

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