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TITLE
Loch Maree from Tollie
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0915
PLACENAME
Tollie
DISTRICT
Gairloch
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Gairloch
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32837
KEYWORDS
postcards
lochs
saints
St. Maelrhuba
Isle Maree
islands
Tollie Bay
Loch Maree from Tollie

This postcard shows a view of Loch Maree from Tollie in Wester Ross. The surrounding area gives spectacular views and is extremely popular with walkers. The fresh water Loch Maree is twelve miles long and extends from Kinlochewe to near Poolewe. Most of the loch is only about half a mile wide. It broadens into about a mile in places and has several small islands.

Loch Maree is thought to have taken its name from the Irish saint Maelrubha who founded a monastery at nearby Applecross. St Maelrhuba later made his home on one of Loch Maree's islands, Isle Maree

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Loch Maree from Tollie

ROSS: Gairloch

postcards; lochs; saints; St. Maelrhuba; Isle Maree; islands; Tollie Bay

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows a view of Loch Maree from Tollie in Wester Ross. The surrounding area gives spectacular views and is extremely popular with walkers. The fresh water Loch Maree is twelve miles long and extends from Kinlochewe to near Poolewe. Most of the loch is only about half a mile wide. It broadens into about a mile in places and has several small islands. <br /> <br /> Loch Maree is thought to have taken its name from the Irish saint Maelrubha who founded a monastery at nearby Applecross. St Maelrhuba later made his home on one of Loch Maree's islands, Isle Maree