Glenfinnan

Highland Games

  

Highland Dancing

  

Tossing the Caber

20 August 2005

Scottish Highland Games  -  Glenfinnan  -  20 August 2005  -  The Pipe Band

The Pipe Band

Scottish Highland Games  -  Glenfinnan  -  20 August 2005  -  The Exhibition

The Exhibition

Scottish Highland Games  -  Glenfinnan  -  20 August 2005  -  Group with Roy Hattersley

Roy Hattersley

Scottish Highland Games  -  Glenfinnan  -  20 August 2005  -  Tossing the Caber

Tug-of-War

Scottish Highland Games  -  Glenfinnan  -  20 August 2005  -  Tossing the Caber

Tug-of-War

Scottish Highland Games  -  Glenfinnan  -  20 August 2005  -  Tossing the Caber

Tug-of-War

Scottish Highland Games  -  Glenfinnan  -  20 August 2005  -  Tossing the Caber

Tossing the Caber

Scottish Highland Games  -  Glenfinnan  -  20 August 2005  -  Tossing the Caber

Tossing the Caber

Scottish Highland Games  -  Glenfinnan  -  20 August 2005  -  Tossing the Caber

Tossing the Caber

Scottish Highland Games  -  Glenfinnan  -  20 August 2005  -  HIghland Dancing

Highland Dancing

Scottish Highland Games  -  Glenfinnan  -  20 August 2005  -  HIghland Dancing

Highland Dancing

Scottish Highland Games  -  Glenfinnan  -  20 August 2005  -  The Hill Race for Juniors

The Hill Race

Scottish Highland Games  -  Glenfinnan  -  20 August 2005  -  Tossing the Caber

The Piper

Scottish Highland Games  -  Glenfinnan  -  20 August 2005  -  Tossing the Caber

The Piper

Scottish Highland Games  -  Glenfinnan  -  20 August 2005  -  The Hill Race for Juniors

The Hill Race

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Glenfinnan

Glenfinnan is on the 'Road to the Isles' between Fort William and Mallaig.  The ferry sails from Mallaig to the Isle of Skye.

The railway crosses the valley at Glenfinnan on an impressive concrete Viaduct, built in 1901.  It is  416 yards long with 21 arches, the tallest 100ft high.

Loch Shiel and the Glenfinnan Monument can be seen in many of the photos above.

The Monument, built in 1815, is a stone tower surmounted by a kilted highlander.  It commemorates the landing of Bonnie Prince Charlie to meet his highland supporters at Glenfinnan on 19 August 1745.

Please click here to see a poem written about the Glenfinnan Highland Games.

 

 

 

 

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