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In Focus

Ardaneaskan Croft Museum Ardaneaskan, south of Lochcarron, is a nice little place in its own right, but a real bonus for visitors is to discover (as we did from a small roadside sign) that there is a croft museum here. To reach it you follow a track downhill towards the shore for fifty yards or so, into a group of cottages and outbuildings. The museum is housed in what looks to be an old barn. Some of the exhibits are gathered around the building, while the rest are inside. ( More ...)

On This Day

30 May 1833: The death of Sir John Malcolm, a soldier and diplomat during the expansion of the British Empire.

30 May 1875: The birth near Banff of Isabel Gunn, who as Isabel Kerr became a doctor and missionary who pioneered the treatment of leprosy in India.

30 May 1889: The birth near Kirkliston of Isabel Hutchison, the pioneering arctic traveller and author.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the superb Castle Menzies, the traditional stronghold of the Chiefs of Clan Menzies near Aberfeldy; and the pier at Ludaig, at the southern tip of South Uist, with the island of Barra in the distance.

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