A tour of Strathconon, Ross-shire

Sgurr a Mhoulin from Loch Meig


Scardroy House


The Strathconon peaks from View Rock, above Contin


Loch Achonachie


Contin Mains farm with Ben Wyvis beyond


There's some doubt, but I believe this deer in spring coloration at Blackrock is a Sika (Cervus nippon nippon), not a Fallow (Dama dama).
The long black tail stripe, dark-streaked haunches and "plimsoll line" of white spots are indicative.


Looking towards Creag na h'Iolhaire (Eagle's Crag) from Corrie Feol



Strathconon, near Inverchoran


Glen Meinich


Sgurr Marcasaidh from the River Meig, Scatwell Farm


River Meig, Scatwell Farm


Summer heather above Blackrock, and a view to Tor Achilty and Loch Achonachie


Loch Meig


Sgurr a Ghlas Leathaid, Glen Meinich


Autum colour in the Meig Gorge


Glen Marcasaidh


Falls of Rogie


Sgurr a Mhoulin from the River Meig


Sgurr a Mhoulin in winter


River Meig from Briidge End, Strathconon


Strathconon from the lower slopes of Sgurr a Mhoulin . . .




Picnic at Blackrock anyone?




When the sky clears, Blackrock is beautiful . . .


. . . but it's hard-going, even if you're used to it . . .