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South Loch Ness Booklet

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Commemorating and recording the impact of the First World War on South Loch Ness Commemorating and recording the impact of the FirstWorld War on South Loch Ness In the centenary year of the start of the First WorldWar, the Heritage Group would like to do something to remember, research and record the ways in which the war affected South Loch Ness and those living in the area. Alister Chisholm 01463 715713 alister.chisholm@btinternet.com would be very pleased to have any suggestions as to how such a project could be tackled. Please get in touch with him with any ideas.

New booklet “South Loch Ness”

Loch Ness bookThe South Loch Ness Heritage Group has produced a stunning new full colour 44 page booklet covering the south side of Loch Ness from Dores to Whitebridge. The contents include Wildlife & Nature, Peoples Past, The Coming of the Kirk, Wade & Telford, Transport, Sports, People & the Land and Forestry. In addition there are 4 pages for each of the main villages; Dores, Inverfarigaig, Foyers, Gorthleck and Whitebridge with detailed maps showing the locations of places of interest and also suggested walking routes.

A sample of 7 pages can be viewed as a pdf file by following the following link:  View pdf.

The book is priced at £5.50 including postage but orders of 10 or over can be purchased at a discount (maybe appealing to guest house or B & B owners?). Please contact Alan Findlay on 01463 751258, or send a cheque payable to South Loch Ness Heritage Group to Rose Cottage, Dores, Inverness-shire IV2 6TR .

 

 

 

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A Country Called Stratherrick

By Alan B Lawson.

lawsonThis is a fascinating detailed portrait of south and east of Loch Ness a local best seller by Alan Lawson who spent many years exploring the nooks and crannies of South Loch Ness.

A Country Called Stratherrick traces the evolution of the area from the stone age arrival of man, through the formation and destruction of the clan system, to the 20th century, the book explains developments in a way which can be easily related to the landscapes and people which we see here today. It is a fascinating read and a reference source to return to, time after time and an essential resource for anyone with historic or family connections to the area.

The book price is £7.25 including postage.

Please contact Alan Findlay on 01463 751258, or send a cheque payable to South Loch Ness Heritage Group to Rose Cottage, Dores, Inverness-shire IV2 6TR  .

 

 

 

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