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Steamer at Talladale Pier
EXTERNAL ID
GAIRLOCHM_131
PLACENAME
Talladale
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Gairloch Heritage Museum
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5229
KEYWORDS
boats
ferries
piers
ferry boats
Steamer at Talladale Pier

A photograph with a view of a small steamer at Talladale Pier, Talladale, on the banks of Loch Maree.

Derived from the Gaelic 'Loch Ma'ruibhe', named after Saint Mael Rubha who founded a chapel on Maree Island in the eighth century, Loch Maree is the fourth largest freshwater loch in Scotland, with a length of 20 km and a maximum width of 4 km. Considered to be one of Scotland's most picturesque lochs, the A832 to the west coast passes along its southern bank.

Loch Maree is bordered by Slioch (980 metres) on the northern bank and Beinn Eighe Nature Reserve to the south. Its location in prime hill-walking country means the region is beset by an annual influx of visitors, scrambling to climb the surrounding peaks.


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Steamer at Talladale Pier

boats; ferries; piers; ferry boats

Gairloch Heritage Museum

Gairloch Heritage Museum, Photograph Collection

A photograph with a view of a small steamer at Talladale Pier, Talladale, on the banks of Loch Maree. <br /> <br /> Derived from the Gaelic 'Loch Ma'ruibhe', named after Saint Mael Rubha who founded a chapel on Maree Island in the eighth century, Loch Maree is the fourth largest freshwater loch in Scotland, with a length of 20 km and a maximum width of 4 km. Considered to be one of Scotland's most picturesque lochs, the A832 to the west coast passes along its southern bank. <br /> <br /> Loch Maree is bordered by Slioch (980 metres) on the northern bank and Beinn Eighe Nature Reserve to the south. Its location in prime hill-walking country means the region is beset by an annual influx of visitors, scrambling to climb the surrounding peaks. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: info@gairlochheritagemuseum.org">Gairloch Heritage Museum</a>