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Eilean Donan Castle at sunset

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Eilean Donan Castle at sunset
Highlands - Dornie, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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It is hard to imagine a more romantic castle than Eilean Donan Castle. This much photographed castle sits on an island at the north end of Loch Duich, where it joins Loch Alsh and Loch Long, and is joined to the mainland by a causeway topped by a bridge. The location is stunning, and if you have the chance to stroll along the shore on a long summer evening, it is a sight you won't soon forget. This photo was taken from the shore by Ardelva, to the north of the castle.

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