Inchmahome Priory

The Trossachs

From the Lake of Menteith (called 'lake' not 'loch' due to a mistranslation from Gaelic), 3 miles east of Aberfoyle, a ferry takes visitors to these substantial ruins. Mary, Queen of Scots was kept safe here as a child during Henry VIII’s ‘Rough Wooing’. Henry attacked Stirling, trying to force Mary to marry his son in order to unite the kingdoms.

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