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Hermitage Street, Newcastleton, Scotland.

This evening, I am focusing on the pleasant small town of Newcastleton which is located in Liddesdale (valley of the River Liddel) in the Scottish Borders and just a few miles north of the border with England.

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Tour group at Blacklock Gravemarker, Tundergarth

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Kelso, returned hired fishing equipment and embarked on the final day of our combined ancestry and sightseeing tour in the Scottish Borders.

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Culloden Battlefield

Today, we benefited from improved weather and were able to spend the morning at Culloden Battlefield near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. This was the site of the last battle on British soil when, on April 16th 1746, a Highlander (Jacobite) army under Bonnie Prince Charlie was defeated by a British force under General Cumberland.

Read more on Clan Fraser Tour, Scotland…