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Glen Catacol, Arran

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Glen Catacol, Arran
Isle of Arran - Catacol, Strathclyde, Scotland
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About the photo:

Just south west of Lochranza, near the tip of Arran, is the tiny hamlet of Catacol. A trail leads inland from Catacol along a tumbling stream, to a small nature reserve. This view looks north east from the centre of the glen - to get the photo I had to lie down on a large rock in the centre of the stream.

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