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Clans Of Clans

West coast island hopping in Scotland

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The Inscription - The Battle of Culloden I don't like war, but this relates to my Scottish Ancestry

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Dunvegan Castle is located on the beautiful Isle of Skye. It is the seat of the MacLeods. It has been continuously occupied by the chiefs of Clan MacLeod in an unbroken line stretching back for over 7 centuries and 30 generations. Aerial Photograph by Scotavia Images.

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from BBC News

Your pictures of Scotland: 18 - 25 October

Loch Shiel and Glenfinnan Yes, the Hogwarts' train goes over the viaduct!!

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Inveraray Castle

Inveraray Castle in the distance - Inveraray Castle is a country house near Inveraray in the county of Argyll, in western Scotland, on the shore of Loch Fyne, Scotland’s longest sea loch. It has been the seat of the Duke of Argyll, chief of Clan Campbell since the 17th century. Wikipedia

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Dunnottar Castle

Dunnotar Castle - Stonehaven - William Wallace, Mary Queen of Scots, the Marquis of Montrose and King Charles II, all graced the Castle with their presence. It was at Dunnottar Castle that a small garrison held out against Cromwell’s army for eight months. By close of the 14th century, Dunnottar was firmly under Scottish control, under the Clan Keith.

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from Teacaketravels

The Scotland Highlands Trip You Need To Go On Right Now

Castle Moil The Isle Of Skye - Scotland - Highlands

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Lewis Chessmen Berserker: according to Old Norse literature, berserkers were notorious as fighting uncontrollably in a trance like state. Notice how our Berserker has bulging staring eyes and angrily bites his shield ready for action!

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This monument marks the spot where Bonnie Prince Charlie raised his standard in 1745 known as the Jacobite Rising. Set amidst superb Highland scenery at the head of Loch Shiel, Near Fort William. The Glenfinnan Monument is a tribute to the clansmen who fought and died for the cause of Prince Charles Edward Stuart.

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from Mail Online

The Welsh may be the truest Britons according to new genetic research

The study found that Britain can be divided into 17 distinct genetic 'clans', as shown in the map above

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