NX3468 : Car park at Spectacle Loch

taken 3 years ago, near to Glenrazie, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Car park at Spectacle Loch
Car park at Spectacle Loch
To the occasional visitor, it is surprising to find no footpaths to/from the car park other than the access track. The Loch is surrounded by dense undergrowth and mixed woodland: there are no paths at the waterside. This being the case, visitors have no easy way to approach the loch. The options are struggling through waist-high grass and bracken or picking a route through the conifer plantation. One wonders, therefore, why the car park exists at all. I assume it is a fishing location and, perhaps, fishermen launch boats from which to operate rather than casting lines from the water's edge.
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NX3468, 21 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 1 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Sport, Leisure  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Heath, Scrub 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 3469 6895 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.2574N 4:35.1120W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 3469 6897
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