Glenfinnan is on the 'Road to the Isles'
between Fort William and Mallaig. The ferry sails from Mallaig to
the Isle of Skye.
railway crosses the valley at Glenfinnan on an impressive concrete
Viaduct, built in 1901. It is 416 yards long with 21 arches,
the tallest 100ft high.
Shiel and the Glenfinnan Monument can be seen in many of the photos above.
Monument, built in 1815, is a stone tower surmounted by a kilted
highlander. It commemorates the landing of Bonnie Prince Charlie to
meet his highland supporters at Glenfinnan on 19 August 1745.
Please click here to see a poem written about the
Glenfinnan Highland Games.