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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.



Ardvreck Castle, Loch Assynt, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Ardvreck Castle, a romantic ruin on Loch Assynt between Lochinver and Ledmore in Sutherland, N.W. Scotland. Access is via the A837.

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