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Scott’s life and stories have a rich association with many places across Scotland and further afield. Explore some of those sites on our interactive map.


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Glen Shiel

Glen Shiel, a glen in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland which runs approximately 9 miles from south-east to north-east, features in Scott’s 1817 novel Rob Roy. Within the story the eponymous Rob Roy is badly wounded at the Battle of Glen Shiel in 1719.

Photograph ©VisitScotland / Paul Tomkins