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Balquhidder Church - Waterfalls on the path up to Creag an Tuirc
Balquhidder Church is probably best known for the last resting place of Rob Roy MacGregor, but if you do get a chance to visit, be sure to also take a walk up to the magnificent waterfalls that lie behind the Church.
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Things to do around Balquhidder Mhor Lodges - Balquhidder
Both a glen and village, Balquhidder is located west of the A84, between Strathyre and Lochearnhead. The kirkton or village lies at the head of Loch Voil and has the remains of a number of pre-historic sites including a stone circle, the Puidrac Stone, and a Neolithic burial chamber cairn to the east. The glen extends 12 miles west passing Loch Voil and Loch Doine before the road ends with a public car park. Balquhidder in Scottish Gaelic is Both Chuidir or Both Phuidir meaning the hut of ‘Cuid...
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Rob Roy MacGregor - raise a glass to the the Highland Rogue who died on this day in 1734
Rob Roy MacGregor was a Scottish outlaw, who later became a folk hero. The name Roy comes from Gaelic Ruadh meaning Red, and referred to his red hair. His grave is a short drive from Balquhidder Mhor lodge. Raise a glass to his legend...check out the Rob Roy MacGregor Cocktail!
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Beautiful toadstool nestling in the heather
Strolling along the Rob Roy way today and came across this beautiful toadstool nestling in alongside the purple heather.....would love to know if it was edible!
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How to make a Rob Roy MacGregor Cocktail - Slàinte mhor!
Created in 1894 by a bartender at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan, New York City, and there are three versions for you to sample...hic
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