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In Focus

Badachro A little south of Gairloch's harbour at Charlestown, the single track B8056 branches off the main A832 and travels for eight miles: first west along the south shore of Loch Gairloch, then south to the beach at Redpoint. The main settlement on this road lies a couple of miles along it, at Badachro. This unexpectedly busy little village looks out onto an inlet projecting south from Loch Gairloch, well guarded by the rocky islet of Eilean Horrisdale. ( More ...)

On This Day

24 April 1558: Fifteen year old Mary Queen of Scots marries fourteen year old Francoise, Dauphin of France in Paris. The wedding is accompanied by an agreement that will unify the crowns of Scotland and France if there are children of the marriage, and hand over the crown of Scotland to France if there are not.

24 April 1882: The birth in Moffat of Air Chief Marshal Hugh Dowding, best remembered as the commander of RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain.

25 April 1058: Malcolm Canmore is crowned Malcolm III at Scone. He becomes the founder of the House of Dunkeld.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the magnificent Blair Castle, ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl, in Blair Atholl in Perthshire; and a view of the lovely little harbour at Cove, near Cockburnspath in the Scottish Borders.

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