If you went to see the stunning viaduct which features in the Harry Potter films, this is the place to go.
The Glenfinnan Monument was erected to commemorate the Jacobite Rising in 1745 when Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) raised the standard on the shores of Loch Sheil. You can pay a small fee and climb up the monument.
Glenfinnan Monument is a striking tribute to those who fought in the Jacobite Risings.
Glenfinnan is a stunning drive out from Fort William and is well worth a visit, it is also nice to carry on the the coast where you can go to Arisaig, Morar or Mallaig
Staying at #RushyglenCottages and want a flavour of local history - why not visit the Glenfinnan Monument? Standing at the head of Loch Shiel, this poignant monument to the final Jacobite rising is framed amid spectacular Highland Scenery. Enjoy the stunning panoramic views of Loch Shiel, the…
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