Incident at Glenfinnan

Transcript of Conversation between Bonnie Prince Charlie and a Mr Macdonald (and one his colleagues) on a wee hill at Glenfinnan in 1745, while Charlie is waiting for the clans to turn up for the Jacobite Uprising. Prince: Is my jabot straight? I’ve got a shortbread tin portrait sitting in an hour. Macdonald: Och, my…

Loch Katrine – where to stay

It’s pretty much self-evident that when you get an attraction that gets lots of visitors, the ‘infrastructure’ follows on – whether that takes the form of car parks, information boards, interpretation centres, cafes or accommodation. And it’s true the world over. Take that day in 1803, for instance when three travellers went exploring the Trossachs.…