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    This is the village of Crackaig (or Glac Gugairidh I'm not sure which) on the western coast of Mull. I don't have much info on the place but this site explains the walk to get to it
    http://www.trekkingbritain.com/tresh...ndcrackaig.htm.
    Oddly the buildings all have rounded corners which apparently was to deflect the wind. The villages are a good two miles from the road across some pretty boggy moorland. Their only water supply was a small stream nearby as far as I can tell. Heaven only knows why they were here, it's not farming land unless you intend to survive solely on sheep.















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    beautiful. I went here a few years a go, it's a really nice location. Good pictures.
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    What a great place, may be they lived there for the view.:)
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    Lovely place and pics, Crickley. That's a useful link too...cheers for that. :)
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    Thanks. One thing I didn't mention or photograph is the large house mentioned in the link as being the school house. The present owners have put a sheeps skull on every fence post around the property - very weird. It gives it a sort of Texas Chainsaw ambience.
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    Thats a lovely Natural Looking Site, nice one.
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    That is really nice.

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    Reminds me of the Broons 'Butt n Ben' Holiday home :)


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