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On the banks of Loch Lomond

Peter Williams, our Deacon, arranged this holiday which was a great success. The group, most of whom can be seen above, went by coach to the Tarbet hotel with magnificent views of the Loch and Ben Lomond on the far side with its snow-capped head. Each day of the 5-day holiday was organised with coach outings, packed lunches provided, returning at four o'clock to tea and cake. In the evening there was entertainment laid on, with quizzes or music for those who wanted. There was also a special privilege for these out of season coach parties - free drinks all evening! The added benefit of sunshine and no rain other than overnight, made it a very enjoyable holiday at an unusual time of year.

Below are just a small selection of many of the photos taken over the five-day trip.

Gretna Green on the journey north
- the Highland cattle were indifferent.
The hotel overlooked Loch Lomond and much of the loch could be seen from the water's edge
Inverary Castle
The castle and the harbour at Inverary
Above -Oban and its 'Roman' folly .....and the Cathedral of St Mungo, a haven of peace and quiet
Unusual angles.... Robert the Bruce's statue and a more distant view of the castle, Stirling
Above and below Some lasting impressions of the Highlands
Below Arriving by boat back at Tarbet, rain spotting the window, and an evening of entertainment