TOUR for 1-6 PEOPLE
This is a private tour designed for 1 -6 people with your own tour guide for the day.
TRAVEL IN LUXURY
Sit back and relax as we take you on the Jacobite Tour in our luxury 7 seater vehicle. Designed for your comfort.
PICK UP AND DROP OFF
We will collect you and drop you off at your hotel or agreed pick up point.
Built in 1815 to commemorate the Jacobite's who fought and fell in the 1745 rising.
Where Bonnie Prince Charlie raised his standard which marked the beginning of 1745 Jacobite rising
The Viaduct overlooks the Monument. Recently starred in Harry Potter..
Jacobite Tour to The Glenfinnan Monument
In 1745 Prince Charles Edward Stuart landed in Scotland and made his way up Loch Shiel to Glenfinnan, hoping to gather support from clans. Arriving with with roughly 50 men his numbers grew to about 1500 with in a couple of days .largely due to support from Cameron of Lochiel, MacDonald of Keppoch. This convinced him he could make the Rising work and the Jacobite standard was raised for the first time in 1745 Rising.
Sat at the head of Loch Shiel the Glenfinnan Monument was erected in 1815, for Alexander Macdonald of Glenaladale a local laird.
During your visit you have time to admire the monument and surrounding area, including the Viaduct. There is also the added option of a guided tour to the top of the monument and a wander round the visitor centre.
The Highlander at the top of the monument was not added until 1835.
Charles arrived with 7 people in Eriskay on the 23rd July 1745, known as the Moidart Seven.
19th AUGUST 1745
Raising of the standard at Glenfinnan in front of the men of Lochiel and Keppoch
Stands 18 metres high, built originally with a small Bothy which no longer remains,