Blogs from Ardersier, Inverness-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe


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We checked in to the Broomlea B&B on the Mains Balnagowan Ardersier just after 7pm Sun 27 May. The proprietors, Theresa and Alistair, are lovely. The children had left home so they decided to turn their home into a B&B. It is very comfortable. Out in the country. Farmhouses all around. Ardersier is a tiny village close by on the shores of the Moray Firth. Nairn a little further east is slightly bigger. Thirteen miles to the west is Inverness, cultural capital to the Highlands. Very busy city with lots of traffic. Mon 28 May, we visited the Battlefield at Culloden. Very, very moving. The re-enactment of the battle in the cinema was way too realistic. The English were ruthless. The guide was a young French girl. Very knowledgeable. Very respectful but managed to lighten the ... read more
Urquhart Castle
What the moor at Culloden would have looked like back in the day.

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