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Ravens Rock Gorge

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Ravens Rock Gorge in late Summer

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Scotland

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A: Bonar Bridge Scotland Uk

di Geoff Mather, 14.7 km di distanza

The Bonar Bridge from the banks of the Oykel river in Bonar as it exits into the Dornoch Firth.

Bonar Bridge Scotland Uk

B: Struie Hill Scotland Uk

di Geoff Mather, 21.7 km di distanza

A rather nice viewing point, coming down the East side of Scotland.

Struie Hill Scotland Uk

C: Car Park, The Mound, Sutherland, Scotland

di John Leith, 27.8 km di distanza

In 1803 a parliamentary commission planned to improve many hundreds of miles of roads in the Highland...

Car Park, The Mound, Sutherland, Scotland

D: Old Bridge, The Mound, Sutherland, Scotland

di John Leith, 27.9 km di distanza

The Mound was built in the early 19th century as a crossing of Loch Fleet cutting off the need to go ...

Old Bridge, The Mound, Sutherland, Scotland

E: Forest Walk, Skelbo, Sutherland, Scotland

di John Leith, 29.0 km di distanza

Skelbo Forest Walk.There are miles of forest walk around here and they are very enjoyable on a nice d...

Forest Walk, Skelbo, Sutherland, Scotland

F: Skelbo, Sutherland, Scotland

di John Leith, 30.0 km di distanza

Skelbo.This parking place is just off the A9 and it gives a lovely view to the north. The statue of t...

Skelbo, Sutherland, Scotland

G: Inchnadamph Ardvrech Castle Scotland

di Geoff Mather, 33.6 km di distanza

Beside Loch Assynt these ruins stand on a small peninsula.

Inchnadamph Ardvrech Castle Scotland

H: Big Burn, Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland

di John Leith, 33.8 km di distanza

Big Burn is a pleasant walk alongside a burn through a tree lined valley up to a waterfall. Just befo...

Big Burn, Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland

I: Loch Droma Ross And Cromarty Scotland

di Geoff Mather, 34.8 km di distanza

Whilst navigating around Wester Ross area we took a break overlooking this Loch for a few minutes.

Loch Droma Ross And Cromarty Scotland

J: Corrieshalloch Gorge Wester Ross Coastal Trail Scotland

di Geoff Mather, 37.6 km di distanza

Part of the Wester Ross Coastal Trail this gorge runs down into the sea past Ullapool.

Corrieshalloch Gorge Wester Ross Coastal Trail Scotland

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Scotland, Europe

Questa è una vista generale di Europe

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Text by Steve Smith.

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