NS3783 : Cameron House

taken 8 years ago, near to Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Cameron House
Cameron House
Originally built in the 18th century, Cameron house, on the western banks of Loch Lomond, was taken over by a timeshare company who converted it into a 5-star luxury hotel and leisure complex which has since hosted many famous guests including Pavarotti, Cher, Michael Jackson and Sean Connery (from the Sweeney’s Cruises LinkExternal link Loch Lomond Cruise commentary).
Loch Lomond (Loch Laomainn) :: NS3988
Loch Lomond (Scottish Gaelic: Loch Laomainn - 'Lake of the Elms) is 22 miles long and 5 miles wide at its widest point. Its area of 27˝ square miles gives it the distinction of being the largest freshwater lake in Great Britain (in the UK, it is only surpassed by Lough Neagh and Lough Erne in Northern Ireland).

The loch crosses the Highland Boundary Fault which is often considered the boundary between the lowlands of Central Scotland and the Scottish Highlands. Its southern shores lie 14 miles northwest of Glasgow. The Loch forms part of the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park which was established in 2002.
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NS3783, 83 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Loch (from Tags)
Lomond 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 375 831 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:0.7980N 4:36.4562W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 379 832
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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