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In Focus

Balquhidder Glen The village of Balquhidder lies near the head of Loch Voil, 1¾ miles west of the A84 as it sweeps north from Callander to Lochearnhead. It shares its name with the glen in which it stands, Balquhidder Glen, which extends westwards for 12 miles from the A84. The glen is a true cul-de-sac, with its western end concluding in the complex mountainous country south of Ben More. Balquhidder Kirkyard is the last resting place of Rob Roy MacGregor. ( More ...)

On This Day

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

25 April 1284: The birth of King Edward II of England, a man who would prove a much less dangerous opponent for the Scots than his father, Edward I, "Hammer of the Scots".

25 April 1710: The birth near Huntly of James Ferguson, the self-taught instrument maker and astronomer.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the Skye Bridge, as seen from Am Ploc, a viewpoint above Kyle of Lochalsh; and Lagavulin Distillery, one of the three distilleries that can be found on the south coast of the Isle of Islay.

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