The 13th century Kisimul Castle, Island of Barra, Outer Hebredes, Scotland. Seat of the Clan MacNeil, Chief of Clan MacNeil taught in the US and had Barack Obama in one of his classes. He predicted that he would be the first black president of the US, he was proved right!
This beautiful little stone cottage [www.naturalhomes.org/leanach.htm] is Leanach Farmhouse in Culloden, Scotland. It has a rich history that included being used as a field hospital during the Battle of Culloden in 1746. Many centuries later the cottage now has a new red thatch made from heather. The cottage is loved and cared for by the National Trust using only natural materials.