Rannoch Moor, Scotland

A peat moor that stretches between Loch Rannoch to Glencoe, to the west is the Glencoe Massif and Buachaille Etive Mor, it's located in Perth and Kinross and Lochaber, Highland, partly northern Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Rannoch Moor (Scottish Gaelic: Mòinteach Raineach/Raithneach) is an expanse of boggy moorland to the west of Loch Rannoch, lying at an average height of 1000 feet / 305 metres above sea level, the moor has many lochans, peat bogs, streams and rocky outcrops. Despite a distinctly damp and peaty appearance, the floor of the moor is made of granite with a upper peat layer reaching depths of up to 20 feet in some places, it is is one of the last remaining wildernesses in Europe.

 

 

Rannoch Moor

 

Rannoch Moor - Loch Laidon  - a fine Scottish Loch


Near Glencoe, Highland PH17 - Scotland, UK

 

Rannoch Station, Perthshire,Scotland, walking, fishing, dark skies, astronomy, bridge of orchy, bog, loch laidon. massacre

 

Buachaille Etive Mòr

Buachaille Etive Mòr : Buachaille Etive Mòr

From the Kings House Hotel in February.

The 5 mile ridge contains four principal tops: from north-east to south-west these are Stob Dearg (1022 m), Stob na Doire (1011 m), Stob Coire Altruim (941 m) and Stob na Bròige (956 m).

Glencoe, Massacre, Highlander, Ossian's Cave, Three Sisters, Glen of Weeping

 

Loch Rannoch

Loch Rannoch is 9 miles long with an average width of 1000m.

Kinloch Rannoch, Rannoch Station, Loch Eigheach, Rannoch Moor, Caledonian Sleeper

There is a lovely hotel near Rannoch Station - The Moor of Rannoch Hotel - Perthshire

 http://www.moorofrannoch.co.uk/

 

Schiehallion, Loch Rannoch

Schiehallion

1,083 m (3,553 ft)

Taken from the MacDonald Hotel on Loch Rannoch

The hotel is situated on the north shore above Loch Rannoch and the picturesque village of Kinloch Rannoch with majestic views of the loch and hills that are simply breathtaking.

http://www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk/our-hotels/macdonald-loch-rannoch-hotel/

 

 

Ranncoch Moor - Buachaille Etive Mòr is just visible on the horizon in centre of photo.

Kings House Hotel on a fresh February afternoon

 

The welcoming Kings House Hotel lies on the edge of Rannoch Moor.

The hotel is open all year round and is an ideal place for the traveller as well as for those interested in walking, climbing, canoeing, skiing, fishing and sight-seeing. The 3,345 ft. Buchaille Etive Mhor and the ski slopes of Meall a Bhuiridh provide a spectacular view from the picture windows of the residents lounge and a number of the south and west facing bedrooms

Argyll and Glencoe Hotels

http://www.kingy.com/ or

http://www.kingshousehotel.co.uk/

Kinghouse Hotel Webcam link

Kings House Hotel Glencoe Webcam

 

 

 

Buachaille Etive Mòr - " "The great Herdsman of Etive."

 

Three Sisters of Glen Coe

 

Glencoe

Near the Clachaig Inn another super Glencoe Hotel

http://www.clachaig.com/

Rannoch Moor 2012

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rannoch_Moor

Rannoch Moor is designated a National Heritage site.