Highlands & Islands

When you think of rolling green hills, stags in the valleys, mist creeping over high vistas you think of the Scottish Highlands. When you think of where any magical beasts may reside it probably comes to mind then too.

 The Scottish Highlands & Islands although sparsely populated is a hot bed of Scottish folklore. Perhaps due to the entrancing scenery and its sparse population many tales have appeared over the centuries of magical beasts and celtic goddesses. When people visit the Highlands & Islands they often remark on the feeling of peace of homliness and at the same time other worldliness that runs over them. Going by the amount of tales it wouldn’t surprise us if the land itself was enchanted.

From frog princes to warrior queens, fairies and kelpies we have it all- even the odd magical cow. 

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Highlands & Islands
Rebecca Brown

Angus and Bride

Bride, Angus and the Cailleach And so winter gave way to spring, and then summer and autumn as Angus and Bride continued to rule, only

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Highlands
Rebecca Brown

The Baobhan Sith

The Baobhan Sith Before long, the women were singing an enchanting song and the hunters needed no more invitation to dance. They all seemed completely

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Dumfries & Galloway
Rebecca Brown

Bruce and the Spider

Bruce and the Spider If at first, you don’t succeed: try, try, try again.  By Rebecca Brown The tale of Bruce and the Spider is

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Highlands
Rebecca Brown

The Frog Prince

The Frog Prince “Deep in the woods, there is a well. They say that the water from the well is sourced from a prince’s blood,

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