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TITLE
The Falls of Glomach
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_ADAMS_013
PLACENAME
Falls of Glomach
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
PERIOD
1930s; 1940s
CREATOR
Robert Moyes Adam
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31826
KEYWORDS
landscapes
waterfalls
glens
The Falls of Glomach

The Falls of Glomach drop 144m to join the river Elchaig. Although long regarded as the highest falls in Britain, it is in fact exceeded by Eas Coul Aulin in Sutherland. However, when in flood, the Glomach Falls have a greater volume, and provide a dramatic sight thundering into a gorge.

The Falls are about 22 miles east of Kyle of Lochalsh, and can be reached by following a path, part of which follows alongside the river Elchaig, one of the 'coffin roads' used to take the dead to Clachan Duich for Christian burial. Thereafter, the Falls are more difficult to reach, particularly in wet conditions, and indeed are noted for their dangerous location.


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The Falls of Glomach

ROSS: Lochalsh

1930s; 1940s

landscapes; waterfalls; glens

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries - Robert Moyes Adam

The Falls of Glomach drop 144m to join the river Elchaig. Although long regarded as the highest falls in Britain, it is in fact exceeded by Eas Coul Aulin in Sutherland. However, when in flood, the Glomach Falls have a greater volume, and provide a dramatic sight thundering into a gorge. <br /> <br /> The Falls are about 22 miles east of Kyle of Lochalsh, and can be reached by following a path, part of which follows alongside the river Elchaig, one of the 'coffin roads' used to take the dead to Clachan Duich for Christian burial. Thereafter, the Falls are more difficult to reach, particularly in wet conditions, and indeed are noted for their dangerous location.<br /> <br /> <br />