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Aberfeldy Town Centre

This evening, I am posting information on the country town of Aberfeldy which is located in Perthshire, central Scotland, about seventy-five miles north of Edinburgh.

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Hiking group with canine friend

This evening, I am reporting on today’s small group hike along a walkway centred on the Water of Leith (river) flowing through Edinburgh, Scotland, to the nearby Port of Leith where it connects with the sea via the Firth of Forth (bay or estuary). The river is  twenty miles long and rises in the Colzium Springs.

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View from Culloden Battlefield looking north.

Here is a summary of events leading up to the Battle of Culloden and the battle itself.

Arrival of Charles

On August 19th 1745 Charles Edward Stuart “Bonnie Prince Charlie” landed on the shores of Loch Shiel at Glenfinnan. This was the catalyst of a military based challenge to claim the crowns of England and Scotland for the House of Stuart. Some eighty years earlier Charles’s grandfather, James II had been expelled by the British establishment owing to James’s catholicism subsequent to which Britain had been governed as a protestant country.

Read more on Visit Culloden Battlefield…