Clan Cameron Get Interactive

Clan Cameron Get Interactive

The Clan Cameron Assocation Scotland have just launched a new website: The Clan Cameron Interactive Network (http://clancameron.ning.com). The site is for all Camerons and associated septs to participate in. They are hoping Clan Cameron Association Members from around the globe and visitors interested in their Clan will participate in the New Interactive Network. Quick Links […]

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Nicholson’s Leap

Nicholson’s Leap

There is an old legend from the Isle of Lewis which tells the story behind “Leum Mhac Nicol” or “Nicholson‘s Leap”, a rockravine which seperates Dùn Othail from the mainland. Legend has it a MacNeacail man had commited a crime and was sentenced by the chief of Lewis to be castrated.  Once this horrific sentance […]

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Battle of Prestonpans site changes

Battle of Prestonpans site changes

A team of archaeologists led by Dr. Tony Pollard from the University of Glasgow’s Centre for Battlefield Archaeology (Guard) have concluded in a report that the 1745 Battle of Prestonpans probably took place 1/2 km further east than what was initially believed. It is now thought, after extensive work, that the main battlefield was actually […]

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St Columba’s Well

St Columba’s Well

Opposite the car park in Invermoriston a small wooden sign points to Saint Columba’s Well. The well can be seen after you descend down a few steps. It is believed that a well or spring has been on this site since early Pictish times. Until the 6th century AD the water here was considered to […]

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The Well of Seven Heads

The Well of Seven Heads

The Well of The Seven Heads sits off Loch Oich, south of Invergarry, you can see it from the roadside. This unusual obelisk was erected by Colonel MacDonnel of Glengarry in 1812 as a memory to his two murdered sons. The sons were murdered in In 1663 when a viscous fight took place with an […]

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