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TITLE
Gruinard Bay
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_ADAMS_014
PLACENAME
Gruinard Bay
DISTRICT
Gairloch
PERIOD
1930s; 1940s
CREATOR
Robert Moyes Adam
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31827
KEYWORDS
landscapes
bays
headlands
Gruinard Bay

This photograph shows Gruinard Bay, located between Gairloch and Ullapool.

Gruinard Bay is an inlet of the sea on the coast of Wester Ross. It has beautiful beaches of pinkish sand from Torridon rock. Gruinard, from the Norse, means either green or shallow bay. Gruinard Bay is both. Little Gruinard River, which flows from Fionn Loch in to the bay, marks the boundary between the parishes of Gairloch and Lochbroom.


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Gruinard Bay

1930s; 1940s

landscapes; bays; headlands

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries - Robert Moyes Adam

This photograph shows Gruinard Bay, located between Gairloch and Ullapool.<br /> <br /> Gruinard Bay is an inlet of the sea on the coast of Wester Ross. It has beautiful beaches of pinkish sand from Torridon rock. Gruinard, from the Norse, means either green or shallow bay. Gruinard Bay is both. Little Gruinard River, which flows from Fionn Loch in to the bay, marks the boundary between the parishes of Gairloch and Lochbroom.<br /> <br /> <br />