Category: Thomson Scotland

  • Morvern

    Sound of Mull - Then and now

    Morvern, historically also spelt Morven, (Gaelic: A’ Mhorbhairne: the sea-gap) is the most southerly peninsula of the West Highland peninsulas. As a gateway by ferry to the Isle of Mull, it is bounded to the north by Loch Sunart and Glen Tarbert, on the south-east by Loch Linnhe and the south-west by the Sound of Mull. […]

  • Aberdeenshire

    Loch Callater - Then and now

    Balmoral Castle Crathie Church Invercauld Bridge Loch Callater Loch Callater is an upland loch, hemmed in by mountains, with good views. Thomson visited Loch Callater during springtime when the snow, on the eastern situated mountains, was melting. He used them as a backdrop for his picture. Getting there he must have taken the footpath from […]