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Inchgalbraith Island - Loch Lomond

"The Island of the Galbraiths"

Ownership: Private

Height: 9 Meters

Length: 40 Meters

This island is thought to be a Crannog, built by Iron Age man. Crannogs were built as a safe dwelling place from attackers or predators.

In medieval times it was found strong enough to support the castle of the Galbraiths. At one time the Galbraiths owned Bannachara in Glen Fruin.

The castle is now in ruins but can still be seen through the trees, very few people actually know its there and most pass in their boats without seeing it. The island is easy to approach from the west as the bottom drops off steeply. The island is overgrown and very rocky, it is easy to see its origins as a Crannog.

Loch Lomond Net
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