NG8033 : Plockton Harbour

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

This is 1 of 3 images, with title Plockton Harbour in this square
Plockton Harbour
Plockton Harbour
Plockton Harbour and Harbour Street houses from Eilean nan Gamhainn

Plockton was conceived as a planned fishing village at the end of the 18th century by the local landowner, Sir Hugh Innes, who was seeking to enhance the value of his estate. The herring fishing industry thrived for half a century after which it fell into decline. Today the village has regained some fishing activity, nowadays for prawns, and there is a substantial tourist business with a high proportion of properties here operating as holiday lets. Boats run seal-watching tours for visitors.

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Date Taken
Monday, 23 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Saturday, 28 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 8043 3352 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:20.3488N 5:39.0157W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 8046 3337
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Harbour  Harbour at Low Tide  Boat  Plockton 

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