2015

NM9080 : Glenfinnan Monument and Loch Shiel

taken 9 years ago, near to Glenfinnan, Highland, Scotland

Glenfinnan Monument and Loch Shiel
Glenfinnan Monument and Loch Shiel
This view was taken from the viewpoint which overlooks Glenfinnan monument and Loch Shiel.
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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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Uplands Lakes, Wetland, Bog Country: Scotland Place: Glenfinnan Region: Highland Primary Subject: View other tags: Monument Loch Shiel Loch View Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · View from the Monument [21] Title Clusters: · Glenfinnan Monument and Loch Shiel [2] ·
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Photographer
Malc McDonald   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 June, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 5 July, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 9062 8057 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:52.1492N 5:26.2205W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 9079 8075
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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