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Monday Travel Inspiration - Arisaig

inspiring landscape

A few years back I spent a few months working in the West Coast of Scotland in two different remote villages. I talked about my trip to the Isle of Eigg last week and thought I would share some photos of my time in Arisaig, a small village with around 300 people. When I was there is had one hotel which also housed the local pub, a post office and a nice cafe. The real attraction however was the stunning landscape which never failed to inspire me. I use to take long walks and see no one for 2-3 hours, may a time I across Stags and deer and found the place incredibly peaceful.

Beautiful view
beautiful coastline

It's one of those places that I hope to visit again and take the family this time. The train from Glasgow via Fort William on the West Highland line which is famous and incredible and should be on every bodies to do list as you pass by lochs, rugged landscape, mountains and hours of countryside. In fact it was voted the top rail journey in the world by readers of the travel magazine Wanderlust in 2009 and I have to say I agree with them.


  1. Nice post, i hope everyone will like your post..

  2. Thanks for sharing this wonderful post, It is awesome.

  3. Looks beautiful. I travelled round Scotland when I was little but I don't remember much, although I can remember the Loch Ness, I was sure I was going to see the monster! x

  4. I love Scotland so much! I've only ever been right to the top and the Orkneys and Sheltand Islands, but this summer we are adventuring to Scotland again, I'm so excited!

  5. I love Scotland, there are so many beautiful places to discover there x

  6. I've only ever been to Edinburgh and Glasgow for work, would love to explore Scotland more when the children are a bit bigger

  7. looks stunning, I've never been to scotland although my brother lives in the Orkneys! x

  8. I've only been to Edinburgh and Gretna Green - would love to see more of Scotland too one day. Beautiful photos x

  9. Oh my goodness. There is so much of Britain I've not yet seen. We must do Scotland. I've only been to Aberdeen and briefly too.

  10. oh wow, looks lovely! i've wanted to go to scotland for so many years. hope i can get to go some time soon.

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  12. To have a long peaceful walk like this to and from work would be the greatest thing anyone could do for themselves. If this is the kind of scene I'd see everyday, I would no doubt bring my camera with me everyday.. nice shots by the way. :)


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