Ardnamurchan Lighthouse

Ardnamurchan Lighthouse


Der Ardnamurchan-Leuchtturm ist ein Leuchtturm an der schottischen Westküste. Er befindet sich am Point of Ardnamurchan rund 800 Meter nördlich der Felsnase Corrachadh Mòr, die den westlichsten Punkt des britischen Festlandes kennzeichnet. Dort trifft die südliche Küstenlinie der Halbinsel Ardnamurchan, die sich am Loch Sunart und dem Sound of Mull entlangzieht, auf die nördliche Küstenlinie, die parallel zu den Inseln Skye, Muck, Eigg und Rhum verläuft. ****** Ardnamurchan Lighthouse is a listed 19th century lighthouse, … Continue reading

The Hills of Glenfinnan (Scotland 2008)

The Hills of Glenfinnan (Scotland 2008)


Glenfinnan (Scottish Gaelic: Gleann Fhionghain) is a village in Lochaber area of the Highlands of Scotland. In 1745 the Jacobite Rising began here when Prince Charles Edward Stuart (“Bonnie Prince Charlie”) raised his standard on the shores of Loch Shiel. Seventy years later the 18-metre-high (60 ft) Glenfinnan Monument – at the head of the … Continue reading

Jacobite Steam Train

Jacobite Steam Train


The Jacobite is a steam locomotive hauled tourist train service that operates over part of the West Highland Railway Line in Scotland. It has been operating under various names and with different operators every summer since 1984. It has played an important role in sustaining a scenic but otherwise remote and unprofitable route. The Jacobite … Continue reading