Tag Archives: Argyll

Loch Nell: the Tomb of the Giants and a Serpent Mound ~ Jo Woolf

Reblogged from The Hazel Tree: “And now we were in the very midst of a land of legends.” R Angus Smith, Loch Etive and the Sons of Uisnach (1879) Early on a Sunday morning in July, with a shimmering haze … Continue reading

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Looking for the yew of Easragan ~ Jo Woolf

Reblogged from The Hazel Tree: Just recently, while reading a lovely book called ‘True Tales from the West Highlands and Islands’ by Tony Dalton, I came across this old Gaelic verse: Bogha a dh’iubhar Easragain, Sioda na Gaillbhinn Saighead a … Continue reading

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The old chapel of Kilvaree – Jo Woolf

Reblogged from The Hazel Tree: Towards the bottom of the Craignish peninsula, but not quite at the tip of it, lies an old ruined chapel. Rather confusingly, it bears several names, including Kirkton, Kilvaree, Kilmolroy, and Kilmory.  While the first … Continue reading

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Caisteal nan Coin Duibh – ‘the Castle of the Black Dogs’ by Jo Woolf

Reblogged from The Hazel Tree: Ten minutes’ walk from the hazel grove (described in my previous post) brought us alongside a field of rough grass and bracken that rises quite steeply to a natural rocky outcrop. Built into the top … Continue reading

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