Photo of Loch Dunvegan, near Claigan, Isle of Skye

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Loch Dunvegan, near Claigan, Isle of Skye

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Loch Dunvegan, near Claigan, Isle of Skye
Isle of Skye - Dunvegan, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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Another view of fabulous Isle of Skye scenery; this photo was taken just north of Dunvegan Castle on the minor road north towards Claigan and the Coral Beach, looking out over Loch Dunvegan.

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