Waverley Line, Greenend Partly filled cutting on the former mainline from Edinburgh to Carlisle.
Unplanted area, Greenfield Wildflowers take advantage of an unplanted bit of a field.
Trabrown Approaching Trabrown from Trabrown Hill.
Overgrown hedge Hedge in full leaf and flower.
Pilmuir Pumphouse for Trabrown in the foreground.
Former A road, Eildon The old A6091 just outside Eildon. This has been replaced by a new road to the north and is now gated giving two very wide no through roads.
Elm wood, Trabrown Small wood of mainly elms, some evidence of disease however.
Sheep, Blackburn Ewes and lambs above Lauderdale. Note the salt lick on a stick.
Pylons, Blackburn Grazing for sheep this year.
Road to Trabrown Road leading down to Lauderdale from Trabrown. Note the gas pipeline marker on the bend.
Road by Greenend Cow parsley and leaves approaching the dark green of Summer.
Pile of stones, Trabrown Hill Pile of stones next to a newly seeded field. I had hoped to follow a marked path further, but turned back here at the edge of a large field with growing crops.
New fence, Longnewton New fence with an electrified top wire. This is very much sheep country, with several fields containing flocks.
Lauderdale Looking past Under Covert towards Lauderdale.
Flat Cat Gallery and cafe in Lauder.
Currie's Wood A track down the middle of a strip wood.
Oilseed rape Very large field with a wood marking the course of Dere Street(A68) on one side.
Eskdale Drive A wet morning in Bonnyrig.
Lane, Trabrown Hill Unsurfaced farm road up on to Trabrown Hill. There is a small wood used as cover for game birds on the left.
Chapelbank Cottages beside the River Earn. View from Dalreoch Bridge
Black Water, Rogie Forest The Black Water just downstream of Loch na Cròic.
Telecommunication mast, Bogbain Microwave relay station on Drummossie Muir between Inverness and Daviot.
Loch na Cròic Many pass by this loch on the Ullapool/Strathbran road without knowing of it. Surrounded by trees, views have been opened up from the forest road to the north.
Potato field, Clathybeg The potato plants have emerged from the rigs.
Boggy land, Daviot Poorly drained land beside the A9
Drumend Wood Looking across a barley field towards Drumend Wood.
Marsh, Rogie Rogie is a small farm surrounded by forest. Some of the land is waterlogged.
Strathearn from Laurencefield Oilseed rape growing on a south facing slope above Stathearn. Looking towards Craig Rossie and the Ochil Hills.
Roadside advertising Some opposition to the endless sprawling of Inverness. Perhaps it is low land values but the city of Inverness is sprawling like a Scandinavian city. It is proposed to build house…
Rogie Forest Scots pine plantation. The ground is quite complicated and navigation hard. The forest hosted the qualifying race for the short course at the 1999 World Orienteering Championship.
Event base, Rogie The weekend of 26/27th May 2007 was a busy one for runners. As well as the Edinburgh Marathon and the hill race on Jura, there was a major orienteering event at Rogie. The tents hous…
Railway bridge, Rogie Forest The railway to Kyle of Lochalsh crossing a forest road.
Nether Gask View up the hill from Dalreoch Bridge. The bridge once carried the A9 over the River Earn, but the road has been rebuilt as a dual carriageway on a more direct line.
Loch na Cròic Loch on the Black Water, surrounded by forestry. View towards Creag a' Chaoruinn.
Leaving Strath Garve A forested glen with a sharp descent over the Rogie Falls. View from upstream of the falls. The road comes up the glen on the far side, but the railway takes a more gentle route v…
Journey's end - almost. The last control at the Scottish Orienteering League event at Rogie. It was a small marsh. The view is pretty typical of several square kilometres around here.
Drumend Wood A new clearing, plant life has yet to exploit the return of the light. Drumend Wood is over 1 square kilometre of coniferous plantation.
Charlesfield Wood Pine wood photographed from behind a telephone exchange.
Bogbain Farm which has diversified into a "heritage park" and bed and breakfast. http://www.bogbain.com/
Black Water, Rogie Rather misnamed here, rapids upstream of Rogie Falls.
Balgowan Perth jumps. The area has several developments like this, for commuting into Perth.
River Farrar Looking upstream from near Braulen Lodge. Look out for the spoil heaps from the hydroelectric tunnels.
Struy Just outside the Struy Inn before a pint.
Ruin near Braulen Lodge The slopes of Torr na Braonan beyond.
Glen Strathfarrar View down the glen from the summit of Meall Innis an Loichel. The green areas around Braulen Lodge was one of the sites of the work camps for the hydroelectric workers. In the 1950's…
Glen Strathfarrar The road passing between a knoll and the north side of the glen under Chreag a' Choin Dubh.
Fanellan Wood Clearing used to load timber from the forest.
Culligran Wood Some of the wooded lower Glen Strathfarrar. The south facing slopes here are mainly birch covered, with pines across the river.
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