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Culloden Battlefield

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Top 10 FAQs in the last 10 years

8 December 2017

The current Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre first opened its doors 10 years ago this month. To mark the 10 years we thought we would share the tope 10 most common FAQs. Who were...

‘Gentle Lochiel’ – Chief of Clan Cameron

1 December 2017

One of the more well known characters of the ’45 Rising was Donald Cameron of Lochiel who was the 19th clan chief of Clan Cameron. Donald Cameron of Lochiel  The Cameron...

The Brodie Sword

24 November 2017

To celebrate the return of the Brodie Sword, from display at the National Museum of Scotland’s Jacobites exhibition, we thought we would re-share the story of this intriguing...

The Unsolved Appin Murder

10 November 2017

On 14th May 1752 Colin Campbell of Glenure was murdered and the subsequent capture of his killer is a story full of intrigue and one of Scotland’s most famous unsolved murders....