Episode 16From Inverness to Gairloch
Inverness has a rather sad and bloody history; caused mainly by its strategic location at the head of the Great Glen and countless armies trying to control the area. St Columba, Macbeth and Malcolm, Robert the Bruce, Oliver Cromwell and Bonnie Prince Charlie are all connected with this iconic city.
From Inverness to Gairloch
Inverness dates back to the 6th Century and is chronicled in the Biography of St Columba by Adomnan his scribe. The first reference to the Loch Ness Monster is recorded here when St Columba was asked by the locals to rid the loch of a terrible monster that was terrorising thefishermen and those living by the loch. But there is so much more to Inverness and its surroundings, and you can hear all about it in this three part series from Inverness to Gairloch.