This is for
the west coast of Loch Fyne from Furnace to Loch Gair with
Minard being between those two communities. This area of Loch
Fyne is a popular place for tourists due to the outstanding
views across and down Loch Fyne and also for the great walks in
the general area.
also abundant old ruins and ancient forts all along Loch Fyne
for any history lover to discover and explore.
A particular feature to be
explored is that of Brainport Bay solar alignment. This is an
ancient solstice calendar and there are also numerous other
ancient marks and rock carvings to be seen.
north is the village of Furnace which has an interesting history
not only for the iron furnace works fuelled by charcoal produced
in local woods but also for the Powder Works. Both unusual for
what was really a fishing village on the shores of Loch Fyne.
The gunpowder works was started in 1841 and closed abruptly by
explosion in 1883
Loch Gair to the south,
with great views again of the wee loch it is named after and the
bigger Loch Fyne that it is attached to has many walks near by
that in particular attract bird watchers and other nature