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Flat Cat Gallery and cafe in Lauder.
Lauderdale Looking past Under Covert towards Lauderdale.
New fence, Longnewton New fence with an electrified top wire. This is very much sheep country, with several fields containing flocks.
Road by Greenend Cow parsley and leaves approaching the dark green of Summer.
Pylons, Blackburn Grazing for sheep this year.
Sheep, Blackburn Ewes and lambs above Lauderdale. Note the salt lick on a stick.
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 This has been replaced by a new road to the north and is now gated giving two very wide no through roads.
Pilmuir Pumphouse for Trabrown in the foreground.
Currie's Wood A track down the middle of a strip wood.
Back Hill Sheep pasture and mast, Eildon Hills in the background.
Overgrown hedge Hedge in full leaf and flower.
Road to Trabrown Road leading down to Lauderdale from Trabrown. Note the gas pipeline marker on the bend.
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.
Oilseed rape Very large field with a wood marking the course of Dere Street(A68) on one side.
Elm wood, Trabrown Small wood of mainly elms, some evidence of disease however.
Trabrown Approaching Trabrown from Trabrown Hill.
Unplanted area, Greenfield Wildflowers take advantage of an unplanted bit of a field.
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.
Eskdale Drive A wet morning in Bonnyrig.
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.
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…
Loch na Cròic Loch on the Black Water, surrounded by forestry. View towards Creag a' Chaoruinn.
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.
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…
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.
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…
Strathearn from Laurencefield Oilseed rape growing on a south facing slope above Stathearn. Looking towards Craig Rossie and the Ochil Hills.
Balgowan Perth jumps. The area has several developments like this, for commuting into Perth.
Black Water, Rogie Rather misnamed here, rapids upstream of Rogie Falls.
Bogbain Farm which has diversified into a "heritage park" and bed and breakfast. http://www.bogbain.com/
Drumend Wood Looking across a barley field towards Drumend Wood.
Charlesfield Wood Pine wood photographed from behind a telephone exchange.
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.
Boggy land, Daviot Poorly drained land beside the A9
Potato field, Clathybeg The potato plants have emerged from the rigs.
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.
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.
Marsh, Rogie Rogie is a small farm surrounded by forest. Some of the land is waterlogged.
Railway bridge, Rogie Forest The railway to Kyle of Lochalsh crossing a forest road.
Pass below Meallan Buidhe The boggy but easy pass between Meallan Buidhe and Meallan Odhar Doire nan Gillean provides an easy way into or out of the path system that terminates at Pait Lodge. View tow…
Coire na Faochaige Hanging valley above Monar Lodge. Seen from Beinn Dubh an Iaruinn across Loch Monar. The dark hill is Sgurr na Muice, which has just received a heavy snow shower.
The southern end of Loch Monar. The enlarged loch just upstream of the dams. The Garbh-Uisge ran a curved course from the natural Loch Monar and into a gorge just in front of the bigger island. Maoile…
Beinn Dubh an Iaruinn Short upland heath vegetation on the exposed summit.
Tom a' Mhein One of several small hills on the floor of Glen Strathfarrar. The mine was probably a mine marked as a lead mine on the 1:25000 map on the south side of the hill. There are references to …
The narrows, Loch Monar Originally this was the east end of the loch. It was almost like a large river here, opening out into the wide loch beyond the narrows. This is where the boats would leave for …
Waverley Line, Greenend Partly filled cutting on the former mainline from Edinburgh to Carlisle.