Killiecrankie


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Killiecrankie

a pass in central Scotland, in the Grampians: scene of a battle (1689) in which the Jacobites defeated William III's forces but lost their leader, Viscount Dundee
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There, you will witness the impossible-to-believe Soldier's Leap, where a Redcoat soldier allegedly leapt 18ft over the River Garry fleeing the Jacobites during the Battle of Killiecrankie in 1689.
In two long afternoons following paths from Pitlochry through Faskally Woods we never did find Killiecrankie.
Some of the best sites include the Pass of Killiecrankie with its mixed woodland and abundant wildlife, the wonderful Meikleour Beech Hedge close to Blairgowrie (the tallest hedge in the world), the Birks of Aberfeldy, Kinnoull Hill and Moncreiffe Hill by Perth, Lady Mary's Walk at Crieff and the larch-covered hills around Dunkeld and Birnam.
Three miles north of Pitlochry, there's the Pass of Killiecrankie and the story of the famous battle in this tree-lined gorge, now in the care of The National Trust for Scotland, is told in its Visitor Centre.
PERTHSHIRE HIGHLANDS Unique Cottages (01835 822 277) offers newly-built log cabin with ecofriendly turf roof sleeping four in Killiecrankie Lodge, on farm near Pitlochry, for pounds 375 from May 26.
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To the north lies the dramatic Pass of Killiecrankie, scene of the famous battle, with a visitor centre operated by the National Trust for Scotland.
And it is perfectly symbolic that Mackenzie should die while crossing the Pass of Killiecrankie, a main watershed between northern and southern Scotland.
His body was found in a car in a lay-by near the Killiecrankie turn-off on the A9 near Pitlochry at 10.
Choose your read-aloud selections carefully--start with some of the more in-depth picture books such as The lost diamonds of Killiecrankie by Gary Crew so that those who are not used to sitting and listening have the pictures to focus on and help them make meaning.