The mystery of Arthur’s O’on

The mystery of Arthur’s O’on

After the 45 uprising Scotland was needed to be ‘brought to heel’,  the army showed little mercy. Jacobites were rounded up, imprisoned or executed.  Hanoverian forces were held back by poor mapping, a great Military Survey of Scotland, “undertaken by order of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland”, was commissioned. William Roy, a factor’s son from Lanarkshire, 19 at […]

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Calling all Murrays

Calling all Murrays

Blair Castle, one of Scotland’s biggest tourist destinations and the ancestral home of the Murray Clan, is marking Scotland’s Year of Homecoming with an open invitation to all Murrays across the globe to visit their ancestral home, and their visits to the Castle will be absolutely free. The Castle, which has been the home of […]

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Henderson Sisters in final of Glenfiddich Piping and Fiddle Championships

Henderson Sisters in final of Glenfiddich Piping and Fiddle Championships

The siblings Fiona and Faye Henderson from Kirriemuir practise at Blair Castle ahead of this weekend’s Glenfiddich Piping and Fiddle Championships. Fiona and Faye are finalists in the events, the most respected competitions of the piping and fiddle worlds. Faye, was the first woman to win the Gold Medal at the Argyllshire Gathering, one of […]

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