NM9080 : A830 road passing Glenfinnan

taken 4 years ago, near to Glenfinnan, Highland, Great Britain

A830 road passing Glenfinnan
A830 road passing Glenfinnan
The A830, from Fort William to Mallaig, is also known as the "Road to the Isles". It connects with ferries from Mallaig to Skye and several other islands off the west coast of Scotland.

This view, looking towards Fort William, shows the A830 as it passes Glenfinnan visitor centre.
Glenfinnan monument and visitor centre
Glenfinnan, at the head of Loch Shiel, was the site of a Jacobite uprising in 1745. The uprising ended with defeat the following year at the Battle of Culloden.

A monument to the uprising was installed in 1815 at the edge of the loch. The monument is looked after by the National Trust for Scotland, who have built a visitor centre which tells the story of the uprising.

More information about visiting the monument and visitor centre are here: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 June, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 5 July, 2015
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Road (from Tags)
A Road  A830 
Region (from Tags)
Highland 
Place (from Tags)
Glenfinnan 
Country (from Tags)
Scotland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Road 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 9070 8071 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:52.2267N 5:26.1488W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 9067 8072
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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A Road (Classified A)  A Class Road  Visitor Centre 

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