We’re almost at the end of my posts about my trip to Scotland; I think this is going to be the penultimate post!
On the last day of our holiday, we explored the town we were staying in, Killin.
In the morning, we took a walk around the shores of Loch Tay, in search of a crannog. It was marked on the map, so we thought there must be something there.
Unfortunately, all that’s there now is a piece of land jutting out into the loch (where the clump of light green trees are sticking out into the loch) that you can’t possibly walk on and get to the end where the crannog should have been. While I was a little disappointed, I wasn’t too disappointed because we knew there was a replica one built at the other end of Loch Tay.
We walked back through town and pre-ordered our pizza for the evening. (We’d spotted a sign saying ‘pizza Friday’ on the first day, and decided it would be a good meal to end our holiday.)
We then made our way towards the Falls of Dochart. On the first trip into town, I spotted these and I’d been excited about visiting all week.
The Falls of Dochart, are a collection of waterfalls which run through the middle of Killin, and my are they stunning.
There are plenty of huge rocks around, so you can explore the falls quite easily. It was a nice, sunny day, so I decided to eat an ice cream sat on a huge rock at the edge of the water.
Despite the noise from the water, it was surprisingly peaceful. I found myself wishing I’d have put a book in my bag, because I’m quite sure it would have been lovely to read a book while surrounded by waterfalls.
I had to practically be dragged away from the falls, because they were so beautiful. I could happily have stayed there all day.
We walked back across the bridge to head to the car, because we were planning to visit the other end of Loch Tay, when Tom spotted a stye over the other side of the bridge. He decided this obviously meant that we could climb over it and view the falls from the other side.
So, over we climbed and we explored the other side, where we found a few more falls.
Killin and the Falls of Dochart were so beautiful, and are well worth a visit if you’re up in that part of the world.
The next two travel posts will be about my trip to Cambridge, so the final post about my Scottish adventure will be up in three weeks.
Have you ever visited waterfalls before?