Eilean a’ Chùirn and a distant Islay ferry MV Finlaggan

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Picture of a view from a coastal hill to a small island with a lighthouse, a ferry in the distanceA view out from the summit of Fairy Hill (Cnoc Rhaonastil, 109m). Eilean a’ Chùirn with its small lighthouse on the right. The Islay ferry MV Finlaggan on her way to Kennacraig in the distance on the left. On the horizon the Isle of Gigha with Kintyre behind.

Loch Lomond from the A817 (Detour to Islay)

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Picture of a view from a hill over a large loch (lake) with islandsAn early view from the A817 detour on the way to Islay (see also the view of the Arrochar Alps from the A817), looking back over Loch Lomond. It’s a fairly steep climb from the A82, but well worth it for the views.