The Spout of Craighorn on the Glenwinnel burn where it forms a cascade just before its confluence with Alva burn in the Ochils.
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Dimensions:3600 x 5400 px | 30.5 x 45.7 cm | 12 x 18 inches | 300dpi
Location:Alva Glen Clackmannanshire Scotland UK United Kingdom GB Great Britain Europe
The Spout of Craighorn on the Glenwinnel burn forms this cascade just before its confluence with Alva burn in the Ochils. By 1830, nine mills used the fast flowing water of Alva Burn to power their machines. Dams and lades were built to ensure that there was enough water throughout the year. Longannet Coal Fired Power Station, which can be seen in the distance now supplies electrical power. Although no mills now use water as a power resource the area is a popular route with walkers.