We were excited about hiking to one of the Highland’s most dramatic waterfalls…..the mountain views, the woods, the wildflowers, Loch Ness, and all our majestic surroundings had to offer.
The Battle of Culloden was fought here on Drummossie Moor on April 16, 1746, between the Jacobite supporters of the Stuarts, and British forces supporting the Hanoverian King George. In less than an hour, 1,600 men were killed. Of those roughly 1,500 were Jacobites.
Prince Charles Edward Stuart “Bonnie Prince Charlie” (1720-1788) Prince Charles Edward Stuart was born in Italy on December 31, 1720. He was the eldest son
Loch Ness is perhaps one of the most renowned lochs in the world! It seems everyone has heard of the famous Loch Ness Monster, otherwise
Just east of Inverness and not far from the Culloden battlefield lies the Balnuaran of Clava, more commonly known as the Clava Cairns. This is a bronze age site dated to around 2000 BCE.
We traveled to Inverness by rail from Edinburgh and found the train station was conveniently adjacent to our accommodations, The Royal Highland Hotel. First opened