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The Colonel's Bed, Aberdeenshire
The Colonel's Bed, Aberdeenshire

The Colonel's Bed, Aberdeenshire

The Colonel recalled here was "The Black Colonel", John Farquharson of Inverey, who was forced to hide in this very narrow river gorge to escape the government troops.

The Colonel recalled here was "The Black Colonel", John Farquharson of Inverey, who was forced to hide in this very narrow river gorge to escape the government troops, after the Battle of Killiecrankie in 1689. The actual overhang that was the Colonel's refuge has collapsed in recent years. Signposted from the main track in Glen Ey.

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