My base in Rheinigidale worked well on Harris, now its time to explore Lewis. I shacked-up in the Otter Bunkhouse in Uig which was clean, bright with nice views. Lewis is much larger with a huge coastline by comparison so no weather would stop my journey.
Spring from Gartmorn dam
Gartmorn dam was constructed in 1713 by Sir John Erskine (6th Earl of Mar) to power the pumps which drained his coal mines. It’s industry has given way to mother nature and become a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Particularly for migrating wildfowl, now Scotland’s oldest water reservoir.
Isle of Cumbrae Part 3
Part 3 of photographs from Isle of Cumbrae. That’s it from Cumbrae for a while, many more photographs of the isle to come.
Isle of Cumbrae Part 2
More views and detail of Cumbrae.