Forget New England in the fall, thanks to our damp spring and long, dry summer the forests and woodlands of the west coast are putting on one last great display before the leaves drop.
Back in 1954, these day trippers made the most of the fading autumn sun to enjoy a visit to Balloch. The river Leven there has long been a favourite spot to shake off workaday cares. Indeed, in the years after the First World War, many wealthy Glaswegians kept houseboats moored on the river.
Just last year, Sir Malcolm Colquhoun, the 9th Baronet of Luss, launched contentious plans to install a series of new, floating homes on Loch Lomond.