Breachacha Castle,built in the fiteenth century and once a MacLean clan stronghold.
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- The two Breachacha Castles stand at the head of Loch Breachacha. The older castle seen on the right was built in the fifteenth century and once a MacLean clan stronghold. Teh new castle was built around 1750. It was here that Boswell and Dr. Johnson stayed on their tour of the Hebrides when they were forced to take refuge after a storm.
- One of the many beautiful white sand beaches on the west coast of Coll
- The whitewashed cottages of Arinagour,the only village on Coll and home to half of the island's population of roughly 180
- A boy flies a kite on one of Coll's many beaches
- Fishing boats in the moored in the small harbour of Arinagour,the only village on Coll and home to half of the island's population of roughly 180,with the Coll Hotel behind
- Sunset on the calm water of Loch Tarbert on the west coast of Jura.
- The pink light of sunset on the calm water of Loch Tarbert on the wild west coast of Jura.
- A knoll covered in heather and wild grasses overlooking Loch Tarbert
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