• corrour loch ossian highlands
    Highlands,  Hikes & Walks,  Itineraries,  Lakes,  Mountains & Hills,  Scotland,  West Highland Line

    11 Things To Do In Corrour & Loch Ossian

    If you’re taking a trip on the West Highland Line, I highly recommend a stop at Corrour and Loch Ossian. This incredibly unique and remote place is a real hidden gem. Located in the Scottish Highlands, Corrour is the highest railway station in Britain and the area is only accessible by train. Close by is the beautiful Loch Ossian surrounded by stunning mountains. Here are 11 ideas of things to do in Corrour and Loch Ossian. Fit these into your itinerary and you’ll have the best time in the remote Scottish wilderness! 1. Hike The Trainspotting Mountain – Leum Uilleim Leum Uilleim is a 909m high Corbett situated about 3km…

  • Queen's View Pitlochry Perthshire
    Castles & Historic Monuments,  Lakes,  Perthshire,  Scotland

    Fit For A Queen’s View – A Lookout In Perthshire

    Queen’s View is a stunning lookout and one of the most photographed areas in Scotland. Overlooking Loch Tummel, you can enjoy views across the lake and islands, surrounding woodland and mountains as far as those near Glencoe on a clear day. Located in Highland Perthshire, the story goes that the lookout was named after Queen Isabella of Scotland, Robert the Bruce’s wife, who used the spot as a resting place on her travels in the 14th Century. Queen Victoria also visited the area in 1866 and apparently you can sit in the same seat she sat in in the Visitor Centre, open 9am-6pm everyday. In the Visitor’s Centre, there is…