Illustration of fire-making in the Iron-Age at the Crannog Centre

Today marked an adverse change in weather.

We departed our Dunkeld lodgings for Amulree and then embarked on a drive through Glen Quaich but heavy fog resulted in negligible visibility despite which we were able to observe a number of unusual birds: Quail, Red Grouse, Pheasant and a Hawk (or similar bird of prey).

We availed of refreshment upon arriving Kenmore then went to the nearby Crannog Centre where we joined a tour of the re-created Iron-Age home from about 2500 years ago supplemented by craft and other techniques of the period.

Kenmore Hotel

Crannog, Loch Tay, Scotland

Iron-Age Woodworking

After lunch at Kenmore we visited the nearby stone circle known as Croft Moraig ( Mary’s Farm) and then ventured on another back roads trip, this time through Glen Lyon which brought us into Fortingall and its 5000 year-old yew tree.

Croft Moraig Stone Circle


Bucolic scene at Glen Lyon

Fortingall Yew

Next to Aberfeldy and Castle Menzies then back to our lodgings in Dunkeld.

Castle Menzies

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