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.

Firkin Point at Loch Lomond, journey to Islay

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Panoramic picture of a view over Loch Lomond from the shoreThe bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, one of my favourite stops on the journey to Islay. Here seen from Firkin Point on a bright April day, the Arrochar Alps with some last snow in the distance on the left. The foot of Ben Lomond on the right.