The Hidden Loch, Trossachs, as a snow storm blew over at sunset.
Scotland enjoys some fantastic weather in winter – and this creates many superb views. Some you can enjoy form the roadside while others require a bit more effort to hike a trail or a hill. If you are looking for some inspiration for great places to visit in a campervan or motorhome this winter, read on.
National park wonders
There are some superb views to be found in Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park.
Sunset behind Ben Arthur (The Cobbler) over Loch Lomond. Pic: John McSporran
The Hidden Loch, located in the Trossachs, as a snow storm blew over at sunset. Pic: John McSporran
Ben Venue rising over Loch Achray. Pic: John McSporran
Rowing boats on Loch Rusky in the Trossachs on a misty morning. Pic: John McSporran
Between park and Glencoe
Lochan na h’Achlaise at Bridge of Orchy. Pic: John McSporran
Snowy Ben Cruachan. Pic: Fiona Russell
Glorious Glencoe, Highlands
Everywhere you look, even as you drive the road through Glencoe, there are splendid vistas to see.
Sunrise on Glencoe from Beinn a’Chrulaiste. Pic: John McSporran
The Cauldron waterfalls, River Etive, Glencoe. Pic: John McSporran
Snow-capped Buchaille Etive Mor rising above the River Etive. Pic: John McSporran
The Buachaille Etive Mòr massive with smaller Buachaille Etive Beag to the right. Pic: John McSporran.
Beinn a’ Chrulaiste is a mountain to the north of Glen Coe. Pic: John McSporran
Above the clouds
A temperature inversion, where you see see above the clouds, creates an incredible sight.
Ben Ledi in Perthshire. Pic: Fiona Russell
Soft early morning light on Buachaille Etive Mor, Glencoe, during a temperature inversion. Photo taken from Stob Beinn a’Chrulaiste by John McSporran.
A trip further north is well worth the effort.
Stac Pollaidh in the North West Highlands at dawn. Pic: John McSporran
The Quiraing on the Isle of Skye. Pic: John McSporran
Wherever you choose to travel in Scotland this winter, make sure you have a camera to hand.