Location County Country
Loch Arkaig Inverness-shire Scotland

DescriptionSerene, and beautiful loch, approximately 12 miles long situated to the West of the Great Glen.
What to ShootShoot down the loch with some old jetty remains or rocks in the foreground. There is also a small waterfall on the right side of the road at the head of the loch when you start to drive down it.
What to TakeTake some graduated filters to control contrast.
ParkingThere are laybys all along the road beside the loch.
Best TimesDefinitely best to be here at sunrise.
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Well known artists working at this location

Photographer Website
Mark Setchell www.thesetchells.com
Colin Homes www.longexposuretechniques.com

Sunrise and Sunset times for next 12 months

Date Sunrise (Bearing) Sunset (Bearing)
14-Jun-2017 03:27 (49°) 21:16 (311°)
14-Jul-2017 03:48 (52°) 21:06 (308°)
14-Aug-2017 04:47 (65°) 20:04 (294°)
14-Sep-2017 05:51 (83°) 18:43 (276°)
14-Oct-2017 06:53 (102°) 17:21 (258°)
14-Nov-2017 08:01 (119°) 16:10 (241°)
14-Dec-2017 08:53 (128°) 15:39 (232°)
14-Jan-2018 08:49 (125°) 16:11 (236°)
14-Feb-2018 07:51 (110°) 17:19 (250°)
14-Mar-2018 06:40 (93°) 18:21 (267°)
14-Apr-2018 05:15 (74°) 19:28 (286°)
14-May-2018 04:04 (58°) 20:31 (302°)

N.B. Times are shown in GMT/UTC, so sunrise & sunset will be an hour later during British Summer Time (late March to late October).

Weather Information - courtesy of UK Met Office

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Further information about this location

Name Website
Loch Arkaig (Wikipedia) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loch_Arkaig

Accommodation and Refreshment

Name Type Distance (miles) Website Phone

Beinn Edra B&B

Inverinate

IV40 8HB

BnB 22 beinnedra.com +44 1599 511291

Conchra House Country House

Sallachy Rd

Dornie

IV40 8DZ

BnB 22 www.conchrahouse.com +44 1599 555233

Craiglinnhe House

Lettermore

Ballachulish

PH49 4JD

- 21 www.craiglinnhe.co.uk +44 1855 811270

Strathassynt Guest House

Ballachulish

PH49 4JB

BnB 21 www.strathassynt.com +44 1855 811261

Springburn Farmouse

Stronaba

PH34 4DX

BnB 13 56.911718 +44 1397 712707

Scorrybreac Guest House

Glencoe

PH49 4HT

BnB 21 www.scorrybreacglencoe.com +44 1855 811 354

Spean Lodge B&B

Spean Bridge

PH34 4EP

BnB 14 www.speanlodge.co.uk +44 1397 712004
Scottish YHA Hostel Unknown (Generic) www.syha.org.uk -
Scottish Independent Hostels Hostel Unknown (Generic) www.hostel-scotland.co.uk -

Please mention the Tripod Holes website when contacting the establishments above.

Nearby Locations

Eilean Donan Castle (22 miles)

N.B. Distances are shown as the crow flies - it will be further by road.

 

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