Videos tagged with "loch"
Loch Scavaig Elgol Isle Of Skye Scotland [02:07]
Tour Scotland video of photographs of Loch Scavaig on visit to Elgol, Isle of Skye. With the great Cuillin range behind this an area of spectacular scenery. The boat trip from Elgol across Loch Scavaig to Loch Coruisk and the base of the Cuillin has long been hugely popular with tourists. The scenery is simply stunning. Elgol, Scottish Gaelic, Ealaghol, is a village on the shores of Loch Scavaig towards the end of the Strathaird peninsula on the Isle of Skye, in the Scottish Highlands. A small selection of my personal photographs shot on small group tours of Scotland.
March View Loch Leven Kinross Perthshire Scotland [01:58]
Tour Scotland March video of Loch Leven on visit to Kinross, Perthshire. Roughly triangular, in shap this Scottish loch is about miles long at its longest. The town of Kinross lies at its western end. Loch Leven Castle lies on an island a short way offshore. This was a royal castle from 1257, and was stormed by William Wallace after being captured by the English. The English besieged the castle in 1301, but it was relieved before it could captured. It was visited by Robert the Bruce. The castle was held against Edward Balliol and the English in 1335. By the end of the 14th century, it had passed to the Douglases of Lochleven. Lochleven passed to the Bruces, then the Grahams, and the Montgomerys. Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned in the castle and forced to abdicate as queen, before escaping with the help of her jailer's family.
Scottish Highland Games Lochearnhead Scotland [01:51]
Tour Scotland video of photographs on visit to the Scottish Highland Games in Lochearnhead. This Gathering is held beside Loch Earn in the lands of MacGregor, MacLaren, MacNab, and Stewart of Strathearn, with Pipers, Highland Dancing, Tossing the Caber and and all the activities you would expect to see at a traditional highland games.