• Orchids in flower

Orchids in flower

This time of year, the moorlands above the lighthouse start to come alive with colour. Among the many species of orchid that grow here is the early Purple, which has a particularly impressive dark pink flower spike. We found a dozen or more of these beautiful and fragile plants on our walk today.

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Rua Reidh Lighthouse; gloriously remote and isolated guest accommodation on the spectacular North West coast of Scotland.

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