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The Skye Boat Song

By Sophie 10 months ago 517 Views No comments

Take a look at the Skye Boat Song, which tells the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie's escape to Skye after the Jacobite rebellion.

Over the Sea to Skye

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On the 28th of June 1746, Flora Macdonald and her Irish Maid 'Betty Burke' set sail from Benbecula, over the sea, to Skye. Huddled in a tiny boat, a badly disguised Bonnie Prince Charlie posed as MacDonald's spinning maid.

Tartan Tuesdays - Clan Dewar

By Sophie 10 months ago 901 Views No comments

Forget Throwback Thursdays, here at Scotweb, we're doing Tartan Tuesdays! This week we look at the Dewar tartan and learn about the history of the clan.

The Royal Highland Show

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This weekend, The Royal Highland Show will be held at Ingliston! A celebration of rural Scottish life, the show is not to be missed!

Folklore Friday - The Fairy Flag of Dunvegan Castle

By Sophie 10 months ago 1458 Views No comments

Here at Scotweb, we're looking at Scottish myths, legends and folk tales. For this week's Folklore Friday, we look at The Fairy Flag of Dunvegan Castle.

John Logie Baird

By Sophie 10 months ago 2226 Views No comments

He created the world's first ever television! Learn more about this fascinating inventor here.

Folklore Friday - The Wulver

By Sophie 10 months ago 1769 Views No comments

Here at Scotweb, we're looking at Scottish myths, legends and folk tales. For this week's Folklore Friday, we look at The Wulver.

The House of The Binns

By Sophie 11 months ago 459 Views No comments

The House of Binns is an estate with a colourful history. Once known to be owned by a man so mean, he played cards with the Devil...