Travel Blogs from Aberfeldy
It was a beautiful morning as we drove from the Isle of Skye. The scenery was amazing. Our first stop was the Eilean Donon Castle. It was in a beautiful setting. We then followed the road to Fort William. Just before the town there was a gondola ride up 2,000 ft up the mountain of Aonach Mor, the eighth highest mountain in Britain. The highest mountain, Ben Nevis is nearby. It was well worth taking the ride up. At the ...
As we set out for home, we encountered more points of interest along the way!
Our first stop was the Battlefield of Culloden, site of the final battle of the Jacobite uprising. The Jacobites were primarily Highlanders and were those who supported Bonnie Prince Charlie as the rightful heir to the throne. On April 16, 1746 on Culloden field, the Jacobites were defeated by the Hanoverian forces of the British government. The battle was ...
Glen Coe, Glen Nevis, Culloden Battlefield, Pitlochry and more....... We found some of the best hiking with breathtaking scenes while hiking in Glen Coe (Glencoe) and Ben Nevis. We made two 4 hour hikes over two days. In Glen Coe we hiked the "Lost Valley Trail". In places it was quite steep and required a good deal of climbing over rock outcroppings. At one point we had to ford a stream, hopping over rocks from ...
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Judith, Frances and I visited Farmston to inspect the new walled garden as it takes shape. We all agreed it's looking wonderful, with classically symmetrical lines.
Ps I entitled this 'through' to Perthshire because the Scots don't say ' I'm going over to Glasgow, but I'm going 'through' to Glasgow...quaint, ...
... dancing, and Scottish heavy athletics, the games also include entertainment and exhibits related to other aspects of Scottish and Gaelic culture.
The Cowal Highland Gathering, better known as the Cowal Games, held in Dunoon, Scotland, every August, is the largest Highland games ...
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