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Urquhart Castle from the loch  
   

Urquhart Castle from the loch

The Weeping Glen

April 24th 2016
Geo: 56.4104, -5.46972Another gloriously beautiful day, though still cold. When the wind kicks up, it's very bracing, as the English might say.We drove first thing to Loch Ness to take a boat down the loch to Urquhart Castle (pron. ER-kert). The loch is pretty impressive, being 23 miles long and 750 feet deep at some points. It's not very wide, though; maybe a mile or so? This morning, ... read more
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