Eilean Donan

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Loch Duich an Eilean Donan castle

Eilean Donan is a smaw island in Loch Duich in the wast hieland o Scotland. It lees aboot 1/2 a mile (1 km) frae the clachan Dornie.

Weel-kent is the Eilean Donan castle, that dates frae the 13t hunneryear. It wis biggit bi Alexander II, an wis malafoustered bi Inglis frigates in 1719, a month afore the battle o Glen Shiel. The castle wis restored bi Lt. Col. John MacRae-Gilstrap an is the nou ane o the maist famous moniments in Scotland.

Eilean Donan is the hame o Clan MacRae.

Coordinates: 57°16′27″N 5°30′58″W / 57.274027777778°N 5.5161111111111°W / 57.274027777778; -5.5161111111111