This wonderful tour is for those who want to take their time and carefully consider the landscape shots they wish to create. The landscape is gentler but offers an abundance of opportunity for photographers of all disciplines.
Fairy Bridge of Glen Creran
Are you looking for a one-of-a-kind photography experience? Look no further than our single day photo tour to The Fairy Bridge, Stalker Castle, Kilchurn Castle and the Highland cows of Glen Loanan. This tour is perfect for photographers of all levels, from amateur to professional.
The enchanting Fairy Bridge is a unique and picturesque structure.The arched bridge formed from hand-carved stone blocks resplendent with shards of stone pointing to the sky. The Fairy Bridge is thought to be a little over 500 years old. It isn’t difficult to imagine how the Fairy Bridge came to be named as such due to its association with local folklore and legends, which tell stories of fairies and other mystical creatures using the bridge as a crossing point. The bridge's peaceful and serene setting, combined with its historical and mythical associations, make it a perfect location for photographers looking to capture the beauty and magic of Scotland.
Stalker Castle, located on an island in Loch Sunart, offers a unique and dramatic backdrop for your shots, also known as Castle Tioram, is located on an island in Loch Sunart, in the Scottish Highlands. The castle is a well-preserved ruin that dates back to the 13th century. It has an interesting history, with many owners over the centuries, including the Clan MacDougall, the Clan Campbell, and the Stewarts. It was used as a fortress and a residence, and it played a significant role in the local politics and conflicts of the time. The castle is accessible by boat only, and it offers a unique and dramatic backdrop for photography, with its location on the island, the loch, and the mountains in the background.
Kilchurn Castle, sitting on the banks of Loch Awe, is a magnificent ruin that will transport you back in time to the 15th-century. Once the seat of the powerful Campbell clan, the castle was built on a rocky promontory and served as a strategic fortification and a residence. It is one of the most photographed castles in Scotland due to its picturesque setting, with the loch and the mountains in the background. The castle is surrounded by beautiful nature, with many opportunities for landscape photography. The castle offers a unique insight into the history and architecture of medieval Scotland, and it's a perfect spot for photographers looking to capture the beauty and grandeur of Scotland's past.
The 12 mile single track road of Glen Loanan takes you through a lush landscape of woods, fields, isolated farmhouses and an impressive herd of highland cattle.Also known as “The Road of Kings" Glen Logan is famed as the ancient funeral route of Scotland's Kings on their way to their final resting place on the island of Iona.
About halfway along the route you come to the huge standing stone of Clach na Carraig or Diarmid’s Pillar, described by various history sources as a Bronze Age monolith or menhir. It is said to mark the grave of an Irish hero called Diarmid or Diarmuid, an Irish hero who had a magical love spot that made women fall in love with him and who single-handedly killed over 3000 soldiers in a battle.