Dunollie Lighthouse

If you go holidaying on the west coast of Britain then you have to expect some wet weather. The basic south westerly winds blow in from the Atlantic Ocean.  The moisture which evaporates forms clouds and when these are pushed up over hills, rain is inevitable. But the scenery makes up for it by being simply stunning.

Back in 2009 we camped near Oban which is on the West Coast of Scotland.

At the northern end of the town there is a little lighthouse.

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There it is, under heavy cloud. Let’s brighten it up a bit.

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Now you can get some idea of the scenery. The Island of Kerrera lies just off Oban and ships heading for Mull have to find their way around it. Oban is a busy port for shipping to the isles. There is always something on the move.

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This little ferry is passing Maiden Island on its way to Lismore.

But back to the lighthouse, and a plaque about it.

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This little tower was built in 1892 and is still servings its purpose – a guide to navigation.

 

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