Scottish Jacobite Legends

Prince's Flower

On the island of Eriskay in Scotland’s Western Isles. There grows a small pink flower. Unique to the island this frail little Convolvulus flower has a link with Bonnie Prince Charlie. Before he reached Glenfinnan to raise the Jacobite standard...

The Soldiers Leap

The end of 1688 saw much discontent with the Catholic monarchy, this was brought to a head when James’s wife gave birth to an heir, William of Orange was invited to intervene. When William landed in England James was compelled...

The Legend of the Appin Dirk

In the years after the Jacobite uprising of 1745, the terrible reputation of the government troops or ‘Redcoats’ as they sought to finally put down once and for all the brave highland clans was spread throughout the North of Scotland....