The Skye Boat Song

By Sophie 8 months ago 437 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.

Folklore Friday - The Old Man of Storr

By Sophie 10 months ago 1391 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 Old Man of Storr.