"Loading..."

2a.Applecross Peninsula

Jacqi Elmslie | View of Raasay and Skye from Applecross

View of Raasay and Skye from Applecross

A view from Lonbain near Applecross over the sparkling sea to the black silhouette of the Isle of Raasay and beyond it to the Isle of Skye with dramatic sunrays shining down.
Jacqi Elmslie | Toscaig Harbour near Applecross

Toscaig Harbour near Applecross

Toscaig is a very remote little hamlet on the Applecross peninsula in Wester Ross, Scotland. It has a few houses and a tiny harbour protected from the sometimes violent storms.
Jacqi Elmslie | Cottage and Five Old Scots Pines

Cottage and Five Old Scots Pines

A little cottage by Toscaig, near Applecross, and sheep grazing next to the five very old Scots pines.
Jacqi Elmslie | A Beach Called Sand

A Beach Called Sand

Near Applecross, a sandy beach, rather unsuprisingly but unimaginatively, called Sand!
Jacqi Elmslie | Sunset from Lonbain near Applecross

Sunset from Lonbain near Applecross

A beautiful pink and gold sunset from the rocks at Lonbain near Applecross looking across the sea to Raasay and the Isle of Skye.
Jacqi Elmslie | Just Rocks

Just Rocks

I love these rounded, sea worn rocks and their beautiful colours and textures
Jacqi Elmslie | Just Rocks 2

Just Rocks 2

Another group of seaworn rocks by the shore with beautiful colours, shapes and textures.
Jacqi Elmslie | Storm Approaching Applecross

Storm Approaching Applecross

A dramatic storm approaches across the sea towards Applecross whilst in the distance the sky clears over the Isle of Skye and the black silhouette of the Isle of Raasay
Jacqi Elmslie | The Blue Mountains of Skye

The Blue Mountains of Skye

The mountains of Skye take on a blue hue in the evening light, seen from across the sea at Applecross on the mainland.
Jacqi Elmslie | Skye View from Applecross Beach

Skye View from Applecross Beach

A lovely view of the hills on the Isle of Skye seen from the south side of Applecross where there is an interesting geological feature of a natural pavement of huge slabs of rock on a slope down to the shore.
Jacqi Elmslie | The Old Potting Shed

The Old Potting Shed

The old potting shed in the Walled Garden Applecross is a treasure trove of old implements such as spades, riddles, clay pots and the old iron pot to make tea.
Jacqi Elmslie | Applecross Walled Garden Walk

Applecross Walled Garden Walk

The Applecross Walled Garden cafe is a hidden gem of a garden on the outskirts of Applecross with its own cafe/ restaurant.
Jacqi Elmslie | The Walled Garden Applecross

The Walled Garden Applecross

The Walled Garden just on the edge of the village of Applecross in Wester Ross, the Scottish Highlands, is the location of , not just a beautiful cottage garden but also a cafe and restaurant which is highly recommended.