Category: Ardnamurchan


‘Great Seas’

The name Ardnamurchan has been translated in various ways.  Angus Henderson in his ‘Ardnamurchan Place Names’ says that the derivation is entirely Gaelic, with the first two words easily translated into English: Aird is height...



In the years of the clearances, when people were sometimes forcibly removed from the clachans in which their families had lived for generations, many left Ardnamurchan for other parts of Scotland and for places...