Scotland in my Heart

Scottish History, Culture, Folklore, Scottish Gaelic and Information

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โ€ขScottish/Gaelic Folkloreโ€ข The baobhan sith appears as a beautiful young woman wearing a long green dress. Look closely, however, and youโ€™ll see she has deer hooves instead of feet. She … Continue reading

April 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

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Buried beneath the Old Town of Edinburgh lies a subterranean labyrinth of streets and chambers where tales of strange phenomenon and hauntings abound, including one particular phantom whose fame has … Continue reading

March 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

Ballachulish Dragon

Scottish/Gaelic Folklore The mountain at whose base tourists to Glencoe Scotland   visit was first called Beinn but is now known as Beinn Bheithir. It got this name from a dragon … Continue reading

March 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

Scottish Superstitions … Associated with Birth and Babies

The Howdie is the mother-to-beโ€™s main attendant and it stems from an old Scottish term for โ€œhandy womanโ€. ย In addition to being a midwife, the Howdie insures the parents are … Continue reading

November 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Sad Tale of Beautiful Plockton

The Sad Tale of Beautiful Plockton”Baile na Bochdainn, or “village of the poor” Although it may seem as if time has stood still, Plockton wasn’t always like it is today. … Continue reading

December 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sawney Bean – Scotland’s cannibal

Little is known for certain about his early life, however Sawney Bean is believed to have been born in East Lothian in the late 13th century, and was a tanner … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

List of Creatures in Scottish and Gaelic Folklore

Supernatural Creatures in Scottish Folklore …this is a list of them.ย  There are many supernatural creatures to be found in Scottish/Gaelic ย folklore, Scotland has a rich Culture ย going back over … Continue reading

September 22, 2016 · 8 Comments

The Fairy Flag of Dunvegan ‘Isle of Skye’

ย The story behind the flag is one of the greatest romantic tales in all the highlandsโ€ฆ A great young Chief of the clan MacLeod fell in love with a Fairy … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

‘Isle of Skye’ (An t-Eilean Sgitheanach)

Island overview The Isle of Skye lies close to the north-west coast of the Scottish Highlands. It is the largest and the furthest north of the islands in the Inner … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Walking in Trotternish Isle of Skye

Trotternish…. Isle of Skye ย “This ย page is only intended to give a general impression of the walking that is available. The terrain has many steep cliffs and slippery slopes, and … Continue reading

January 16, 2016 · Leave a comment