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Firkin Point , Loch Lomond
Scotland

Firkin Point can be found on the west bank of Loch Lomond about halfway between Inverbeg and Tarbet . It has become a popular central point for walkers of all types . It is possible to go for 3 miles north or south from here on a very even surface , so it is very accessible for all .

If you travel north you will pass Firkin cottage which was originally a toll house on the old road which was used by drovers to drive Highland cattle to the markets

To the south , stunning views down the length of the loch can be found just past the headland at Rubha Mor

Copyright: Alan Mc Lean (Albiphotography)
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Uppladdad: 07/05/2010
Uppdaterad: 28/08/2014
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Tags: scotland; loch; lomond; beach; cottage; picnics; walks
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