This morning, we departed our lodgings near Evanton and drove along a narrow road to view and photograph Black Rock Gorge in Glen Glass. In the past, this site has been used in Harry Potter films.

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Next, we returned to Evanton and then on to Foulis Castle to  attend the Clan Gathering. Here, there was a speech by the Clan Chief followed by numerous events including:

  • Pipe Band.
  • Re-enactment battles.
  • Ladies fashion in the Renaissance period.
  • Sheepdog handling.
  • Medieval food.
  • Archery
  • Medieval punishments, stocks and pillories.
  • Birds of prey.
  • Traditional Scottish music.
  • Archaeology of Foulis Castle grounds.

The event benefited from sunny and dry weather.

Clan Munro Gathering at Foulis Castle

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Interacting with Raptor at Foulis Castle

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Renaissance Lady, 16th century

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Speeches at Foulis Castle, Scotland

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Artist at Foulis Castle

Artist at Foulis Castle

Bentley driver with guests.

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Traditional Scottish music band at Foulis Castle

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Sheep dog demonstration at Foulis Castle

Sheep Dog Demo

After departing Foulis mid-afternoon, we drove up the coast to the pleasant town of Dornoch where we visited the Cathedral, shops, beach and golf course.

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We called in at Alness for dinner on the return trip to Kiltearn.

Tomorrow, we visit Inverness, Culloden Battlefield and then on south to Edinburgh.

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