Drive round the Campsies

A short trip driving round the Campsie Hills and Carron Valley on a sunny Friday afternoon between the town of Kilsyth and Campsie Glen via Carron Bridge.

First picture is from ‘Tak Ma Doon Road’ between Kilsyth and Carron Bridge:


With snow still on the ground from earlier in the week it added some variety to some of the pictures I was expecting to get.

Shortly after I passed the Carron Valley Reservoir.  First picture is of the water flowing down from the damn with a snow covered Meikle Bin in the background and the second picture is just a general view from the top of the damn across the reservoir:


A quick drive further along the road beyond the Reservoir  we reach the next stopping point at the ‘Loup of Fintry’ on the Endrick Water.  A short walk after parking the car I reached the waterfall with a big drop and a scenic background:


Now starting to head back towards ‘civilisation’ we get to the ‘Car Park in the Sky’ near Lennoxtown.  There were good views looking towards Glasgow & Cumbernauld but unfortunately no pictures due to the positioning of the sun but I went a short walk a found some waterfalls:


So after a short break I went to my last location of the day, Campsie Glen for more waterfall photography, only took a few pictures due to time limitations but there was plenty of different shots that I could have took:


Overall it was an enjoyable and scenic drive with plenty of photographic opportunities.


Higher quality pictures from the trip can be found here on my Flickr & Facebook.


Photography in the Snow

As we head into winter again I thought I’d share some pictures from the past few years taken during the Winter and in the snow…

Snow in the Forest

Above: Walking through the trees on the path between the Falkirk Wheel & Roughcastle Roman Fort with everything covered in snow.

Winter Sunset

Above:  The sun setting while on a walk in the snow in Condorrat.

Frozen Canal

Above:  Looking towards the Falkirk Wheel from the frozen Forth & Clyde canal with snow covering the majority of the ground.

Hopefully this year there will be some more snow for a better variety of shots and if so they will be able to be found in the Flickr album below: