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Folklore Friday - Eileen Donan Castle and the Ghost Soldiers

By Sophie

Here at Scotweb CLAN, we're looking at Scottish myths, legends and folk tales. For this week's Folklore Friday, we look at Eileen Donan Castle and the Ghost Soldiers.

Over the Sea to Skye

By Sophie

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.