Monthly Archive: September 2014


A Viking House?

This broken line of rocks in a Portuairk bay may look like no more than the remains of an old wall, but it’s of some considerable interest to the local Ardnamurchan Community Archaeological group.  A...



Reidh-dhail is an intriguing place.  Lying to the west of Ormsaigbeg, miles from any human habitation, in summer it’s little more than a tangle of six-foot high bracken, but the plant’s presence is a sure sign...



The abandoned settlement of Glendrian lies in the centre of the western end of the Ardnamurchan peninsula.  The name derives from the Gaelic Gleann Droigheann meaning ‘blackthorn glen’, and its recorded history goes back to 1619, when an Allester McEan...