Loch Katrine

15/07/2012

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Steamer Sir Walter Scot on Loch Katrine

Loch Katrine is in the Trossachs and is home to the steamer Sir Walter Scot which does very popular cruises round this beautiful loch.

 

The steamer Sir Walter Scot on Loch Katrine

Another view of this steam ship at Loch Katrine Pier.

 

 

Loch Katrine

A view over Loch Katrine.

 

 

Sir Walter Scot on Loch Katrine

Sir Walter Scot setting out on her trip round the loch.

 

Steamer dwarfed by the scenery

As she moved out across the loch the steamer was soon dwarfed by the scenery.

 

 

Water cascading towards Loch Katrine

Loch Katrine is a source of water for Glasgow and it is fed in part by this channel leading down the hillside.

 

 

Tunnel bringing water to Loch Katrine

The water roaring down the channel above comes out of this tunnel which I think leads from Glen Finglas Reservoir.

 

 

Loch Earn

Loch Earn

To finish for now, a couple of photos of nearby Loch Earn, also in the Trossachs.

 

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This site was last updated 15/07/2012

Photos not otherwise credited are 2006 S G J Huddy.  Other photos are included with permission of the copyright holders.