Tucked away in the Ochil Hills near the small town of Dollar, Clackmannanshire is a small glen called Dollar Glen. It is a popular walk to walk up the glen to the medieval Castle Campbell which sits at the top of the glen. There are a variety of trails up both sides of the river and through the narrow, steep chasm.
The castle was the lowland seat of the earls and dukes of Argyll and chiefs of Clan Campbell from the 15th to 19th century. The castle was originally known as Castle Gloom, perhaps deriving from the gaelic word glom meaning chasm.
Dollar Glen is owned by the National Trust for Scotland and since my last visit, which was many, many years ago, the paths up the narrow chasm to the top of the glen are now in a bad state of disrepair. The castle was closed during this visit and again this is also needing much needed renovation works.
Returning to the bottom of the glen brings you into the small town of Dollar and the road leading down from the glen had a stunning display of cherry blossom in full bloom during our visit.
Passionate Photographer …. Lost in Asia
Stuart Taylor of HighlanderImages Photography has been making images for over 30 years and can offer a diverse range of photo imaging services with a focus on Asia and a documentary/photojournalistic style. These services include planning and executing a photo shoot on location but importantly all the post-processing and image preparation needed for the specific finished media format required by the customer. Stuart’s experience and knowledge in all of these aspects make HighlanderImages Photography a one-stop-shop for a comprehensive and professional image production service.
Stuart can be available for a variety individual assignments or projects and he specialises in areas such as photojournalism, commercial, architectural, real estate, industrial, interior design, corporate, urbex, adventure, wilderness, and travel photography.
Final image products can be delivered as high resolution images, prints, books, multimedia slideshows, videos, and DVDs. Images from this website can be purchased as prints in a variety of sizes and media, as gift items or as digital downloads.
E-Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org