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Browsing Posts in Highland Clearances

The Highland Clearances took place between, 1750-1850 when the old Scottish clan land system was disbanded and thousands of Highlanders were ejected from their homes to make way for large-scale sheep farming. Many of the dispossessed emigrated to Canada, United States and Australasia. Badbea, on the east coast of Caithness is a ruined village which allows the public to connect with the infamous period of the clearances.



Dunrobin Castle, Golspie, Sutherland

This evening, I am posting information on Dunrobin Castle in the northern Highlands of Scotland.

Summary facts and information as follows:

  • Situated near the village of Golspie on the eastern coast, about 52 miles north of Inverness.

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Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Scottish Highlands.

This evening, my theme is the gem of a little town  located on the north-east coast of Scotland called Dornoch. The name means ‘pebbly place’.

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