Posts for Lochaline

A Visit to Lochaline Silica Mine

December 23, 2016

Anybody who has used the sheltered waters of Lochaline will be familiar with the large green shelters which house the sand extracted from the Silica Mine near the entrance to the loch. The mine is owned and operated by Lochaline Quartz Sand Ltd, a joint venture between the Italian mining company Minerali Industriali and the […]

Lochaline – a welcome staging post

November 11, 2016

With its sheltered waters and good holding ground for anchoring, ‘the loch of the ford of the pool’ has always been an important natural harbour on the Morvern Peninsula. The Vikings valued its strategic importance and found it a perfect haven for building and beaching their long-ships during their long occupancy of the West Highlands […]

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