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Skye abadoned community comes to life

An ancient abandoned community in a remote part of Scotland is being brought back to life for the first time since the Highland Clearances – thanks to the internet and a fun family reunion.
A family of MacAskills has created an online information point about its ancestral homeland – an archaeologically-unique but largely forgotten settlement on the Isle of Skye.
Skye’s Hidden Heritage | Discover the lost settlement of Rubh’ an Dùnain
Welcome to Rubh’ an Dùnain (Gaelic: Promontory of the little fort; Pron: roo-an-doonan) – a unique historic peninsula on the Isle of Skye in the western isles of…

Nestling at the foot of the majestic Cuillin mountains and with panoramic views of The Hebrides, Rubh’ an Dùnain is a remote land, largely hidden from public view for more than a century.

Today, after painstaking research by archaeologists and scientists, it is the focus of international interest. And amid its grandeur, romance, peace and solitude, it is beginning to reveal some amazing secrets.

Details available Mackaskill Society

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