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TITLE
Ben Arkle and Ben Stack from Scourie
EXTERNAL ID
PC_PWG_POSTCARDS_045
PLACENAME
Scourie
DISTRICT
Eddrachillis and Durness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Eddrachillis
PERIOD
1960s
SOURCE
PFW Grant
ASSET ID
29704
KEYWORDS
postcards
mountains
villages
tourism
bird watching
ornithology
crofters
townships
Ben Arkle and Ben Stack from Scourie

This postcard shows Ben Arkle (787m) and Ben Stack (721m) from across Scourie Bay in northwest Sutherland. Both mountains form a dramatic backdrop to Loch Stack.

Scourie is located on the road from Kylestrome to Durness, a few miles west of Laxford Bridge. Originally a crofting township, the village is a popular tourist destination for walkers and anglers. It is also renowned for palm trees, growing in the gardens of Scourie House, a result of the warming effects of the Gulf Stream. The nearby island of Handa is a Nature Reserve with a large population of seabirds which include puffins and guillemots

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Ben Arkle and Ben Stack from Scourie

SUTHERLAND: Eddrachillis

1960s

postcards; mountains; villages; tourism; bird watching; ornithology; crofters; townships

PFW Grant

This postcard shows Ben Arkle (787m) and Ben Stack (721m) from across Scourie Bay in northwest Sutherland. Both mountains form a dramatic backdrop to Loch Stack. <br /> <br /> Scourie is located on the road from Kylestrome to Durness, a few miles west of Laxford Bridge. Originally a crofting township, the village is a popular tourist destination for walkers and anglers. It is also renowned for palm trees, growing in the gardens of Scourie House, a result of the warming effects of the Gulf Stream. The nearby island of Handa is a Nature Reserve with a large population of seabirds which include puffins and guillemots