In search of dark skies: a Land Rover Defender in the wilds of Northwest Scotland

We ventured to some of the remotest parts of Scotland in search of dark skies to photograph. (image credit: Land Rover UK)
The trip started in Edinburgh, but soon ventured off-road, as we picked our way across country. (image credit: Land Rover UK)
Stopping along the way, we sampled some fine outdoor cuisine from Simon Stallard, owner of The Hidden Hut and expert open fire chef. (image credit: Land Rover UK)
The Defender proved a mighty companion, happily tackling mud ruts, snow and ice. (image credit: Land Rover UK)
The task was to capture clear skies and some fine astrophotography, but Scotland wasn't playing ball in terms of weather. (image credit: Land Rover UK)
With the threat of gale force winds and a dump of snow, it was a race against the clock to capture the scene. (image credit: Land Rover UK)
With just a few moments to snare the shot, the trip felt worth it. Despite the horrific weather, it was a pleasure to see wild Scotland and all it has to offer. (image credit: Land Rover UK)