NR6550 : Drumyeonmore Farm, Gigha

taken 3 months ago, near to Tarbert, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Drumyeonmore Farm, Gigha
Drumyeonmore Farm, Gigha
Part of the farmyard, with cattle and a slurry tank.
The Island of Gigha :: NR6448
A small island off the west coast of Kintyre, reached by an hourly 20-min ferry ride from Tayinloan. Gigha was bought by the Scarlett family in the 19th century, who built Achamore House; it was then bought by Colonel Sir James Horlick [of ‘Horlicks’ drink fame], a Rhododendron breeder, who filled the gardens of Achamore with rhododendrons and rare and unusual plants from around the world. They also host at least seven British or Irish ‘Champion trees’. In 2002 the islanders of Gigha bought the island in a community buy-out and, amongst other things, began a restoration project of the gardens.
The island is 10km long [N-S] x 3km [W-E], a mix of farmland and low rocky outcrops. There is magnificent coastal scenery and views westward to Jura and Islay.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 31 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 16 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Islands 
Place (from Tags)
Isle of Gigha 
Primary Subject of Photo
Farmyard 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 6537 5049 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:41.4580N 5:44.0836W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 6532 5048
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Argyll and Bute  Cattle 

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