Midnight Torchlight service at Culloden Battlefield

What an incredible experience. We remember!

Inverness Outlanders

Some of us decided that we wanted to the Midnight Torchlight Service to remember those brave men who fought at Culloden.  It was a lovely still and calm night and when we drew up at the car park the stars were shining brightly and not a cloud in the sky.  But as we started walking onto the Battlefield a strange and eerie mist started to surround us.  You are probably thinking we are making this up but look at the photos.  As I was taking them you could see the mist swirling in front of the camera.

Bagpipes were tuning up as the Torchlight Procession walked towards the Cairn.  Many of the men braving the cold by wearing their kilts.  Men talked about the build up to the Battle and how exhausted and hungry the Jacobites were after their failed attack during the night. People laid wreaths and flowers at…

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