Posts Tagged ‘Highland Drive’

Glencoe, Castle Stalker, Rainy Day Drive – Day 14

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

With the wind howling and a dark drizzle, we set off for Glencoe. It took about 30 minutes from Ft. William. It cost 12 pounds each to enter the visitor’s center.

Glencoe Panorama

There are three themes to the center: 1. The Massacre and 2. Rock Climbing and Mountaineering 3. The Environment. I thought they did a good job of covering all three topics. There were lots of hands on activities for kids as well. (more…)

Aviemore to Portree – Day 9 – Culloden Battlefield

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

Our Drive
Aviemore To Portree Driving Map
Culloden Sign
Culloden Battlefield Sign
Culloden Croft House
Culloden Croft House

After breakfast in Aviemore, we said goodbye to Gail and Peter and headed north to the Culloden Battlefield. We arrived just in time for a 12pm tour, which was very informative and sobering. (more…)