Highland Roots Ancestral Tours

Lochaber, Knapdale, Perthshire and Glen Urquhart. Tour sites

Stirling Castle, Urquhart Castle, Castle Sweenm Kilmory Knap and Murlagan. Rollover to see photos/captions

Read a detailed overview of the Clan MacMillan Castles & Movies tour.

The site of Murlaggan on Loch Arkaig.

Just north of Drumnadrochit, the ruins of Castle Urquhart date from the 13th to the 16th centuries. It was partially destroyed in the mid-17th century so as not to be used by Jacobites. The castle was one of the largest in Scotland.

Loch Tay is said to have been the home of the Dunmore family before they settled in Knapdale.

Cormac was bishop of Dunkeld c. 1150 AD. Pictured here is Dunkeld Cathedral dating from 1318.

Castle Sween is the oldest standing castle in Scotland, held by Clan MacMillan in the last half of the 15th century.

Kilmory Knap holds a number of MacMillan artifacts, most significantly MacMillan's Cross, commissioned by Chief Alexander MacMillan c. 1450. On one side is a crucifixion scene and on the other the chief hunting deer.

Finlaystone is home to Clan MacMillan International Centre and Chief George MacMillan of MacMillan and Knap.

The Commando Monument at Spean Bridge with Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain, in the background.

Stirling Castle home of the Regimental Museum of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Included in their display is a portrait of General Sir Gordon MacMillan of MacMillan & Knap.