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April 2014


Sunset over Eigg

AN atmospheric sunset over the island of Eigg is this week's top shot from readers.

Sunset over Eigg

Loch Ness from Dores

A view of Loch Ness from Dores is our readers' picture of the week.

Loch Ness from Dores

Frosty day on Munlochy Bay

This shot of a frosty day on a Black Isle bay is our picture of the week from readers.

Frosty day on Munlochy Bay

The Northern Lights

Our readers captured these shots of the spectacular aurora borealis display over the Highlands.

The Northern Lights

It's a baa-d hair day!

A SHEEP on a bad hair day and a close-up of a robin are our latest top shots from readers.

It's a baa-d hair day!

Top 25 Days Out

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Scottish Highlands Explorer - Urquhart Castle

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Services North

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