Bunnahabhain and the Sound of Islay from Sgarbh Breac panorama

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Picture of a view over a sound between two islands from a hill, a coastal distillery just visibleA panoramic view over the Sound of Islay on a cloudy day from the summit of Sgarbh Breac (364m). Bunnahabhain distillery just visible at the bay in the foreground. McArthur’s Head in the distance.

Steep descent to McArthur’s Head lighthouse, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a walker descending a steep hill towards a lighthouse, only the top of the lighthouse is visibleThe walk to McArthur’s Head lighthouse from Ardtalla can be challenging at times. At the height of summer high bracken can making finding a path a challenge. Once you get close it can be tricky to see it over the steep curved hillside just above it. Notice how from this spot only the top just peeks over, you can miss it if you don’t pay attention…

Cloudy Sound of Islay panorama from above McArthur’s Head

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Panoramic picture of the entrance to a sound between two islands, a lighthouse just visible belowA panoramic view over the Sound of Islay taken on a cloudy August day over a decade ago, having walked in from Ardtalla via Proaig. The top of McArthur’s Head lighthouse just visible below. A coaster entering the Sound of Islay from the Sound of Jura, travelling north.