Bowmore and Port Charlotte panorama from Ballitarsin, Isle of Islay

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Panoramic picture of two villages on opposing sides of a loch
Bowmore and Port Charlotte panorama from Ballitarsin, Isle of Islay

A view from Ballitarsin over both Bowmore and Port Charlotte on opposite sides of Loch Indaal. The Round Church on the left, Loch Indaal lighthouse on the right. Beinn Tart a’Mhill (232m) in the background.

Original pictures taken with a telephoto lens and stitched in software.

Dubh Artach lighthouse and Kilchiaran radar station, Isle of Islay

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Picture of an old radar station on the top of a coastal hill with a lighthouse on the horizon across the sea
Dubh Artach lighthouse and Kilchiaran radar station, Isle of Islay

A view west from Beinn Tart a’Mhill, the highest hill on the Rhinns of Islay. In front of us the old radar station at Kilchiaran, in the distance on the horizon (towards the left) is Dubh Artach lighthouse.

Port Charlotte at Loch Indaal from the air, Isle of Islay

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Aerial picture of a coastal village with whitewashed houses, a beach and a small pier
Port Charlotte at Loch Indaal from the air, Isle of Islay

A drone view of Port Charlotte on the Rhinns of Islay at the shore of Loch Indaal. The view stretches from Port Charlotte West End on the left to the old Lochindaal distillery (now home to the Youth Hostel and the Islay Natural History Trust) on the right. Shore Street in the foreground (obviously) with Rhu to the left. Main Street (which is also the A847) the next one up, stretching all the way through the view. School Street going up from the junction of Shore Street and Rhu to the top of the village left of centre. And Beinn Tart a’Mhill, the highest hill on the Rhinns of Islay, in the distance on the left.