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Dunbeath water

Robert Davidson

Dunbeath water

an oratorio

by Robert Davidson

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Sandstone Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Robert Davidson concept and libretto William Gilmour composer and conductor.

Statementby Robert Davidson and William Gilmour.
ContributionsDavidson, Robert, 1949-, Gilmour, Robert.
The Physical Object
Pagination14p. :
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19642961M

A series of quays along the Dunbeath Water, with a projecting masonry pier protecting the mouth. On the south bank is the ruin of a timber breakwater. There are a large vaulted ice-house (ND12NE 11) excavated out of the valley side, and a 3-storey, 5-bay rubble store (ND12NE 12) with an external stair to the first floor at the E end.   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Water and Life by Alistair McCleery at Barnes & Noble. for Gunn’s work that ranges from the energetic volunteers who created and maintain the commemorative centre at Dunbeath in Caithness and those in the Dingwall-based Neil Gunn Trust who actively promote his work to the authors whose own writings owe much to Author: Alistair Mccleery.


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To enhance the biodiversity of Dunbeath Water from source to sea and through science learn more of the lives and life cycles of its species and by doing so pass onto future generations a snapshot of this small Highland spate river in the early 21st Century.

Click for map. of. The village street of Dunbeath only came into being around and the Hotel in The well-known Scottish author Neil M Gunn was born in the house next to the shop and a commemorative plaque is placed above the door. Neil Gunn's book, Highland River, is based on the Dunbeath Water and Strath.

The Bay Dunbeath is now open for takeaway business for our locals - Dunbeath water book is the menu from the flyer. The flyer will be getting popped though local's doors - once Jon gets on his bike. Think he is waiting for a warm southerly wind 🚴‍♂️ 🍺 🥡. The Dunbeath Water flows for 20km from its source at the m contour of Loch Braigh na h-Aibhne, high in the Flow Country where the underlying geology is largely granitic with overlying river then flows eastwards towards the North Sea, switching from gentle meanders to a fast-flowing torrent as the rock base changes from granite to Old Devonian sandstone.

At the heart of Dunbeath lies Dunbeath Strath; an inspiration for Neil Gunn's book 'Highland River'. Flowing through it is Dunbeath water, once famous for salmon and salmon poaching.

At the start of the strath a Thomas Telford bridge crosses the waters, still standing strong. An old mill building can be seen, now converted into a local. dunbeath A village sitting at the mouth of the Dunbeath Water reaching its end after flowing through a broad strath to arrive at Portormin Harbour.

The cliffs on the south side are overlooked by the stunning Dunbeath Castle perched right on the edge and said to have underground tunnels. The book's main character, Kenn, seen both as a child and as an adult returning from the Great War, journeys up the strath that runs inland from Dunbeath to the source of the Dunbeath Water in Loch Braighe na h'Aibhne.

As with many of Gunn's works, the journey is. Comfortable lounge with roaring fire very welcoming. Room pleasant, comfy bed, big Samsung TV. Loads of hot water for shower and bath, with strong pressure: Bath filled in about 3 minutes.

When you book a stay at a three star hotel in Dunbeath, you’ll get access to perfect little perks like on-site restaurants and cocktail bars, well. Dunbeath Castle is located on the east coast of Caithness, 2 kilometres ( mi) south of Dunbeath, in northern gh a castle has stood here since the 15th century, the present building is of mainly 17th-century origin, with 19th-century extensions.

The castle is a Category A listed building and the grounds are included in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland. Like Dunbeath's own Heritage Centre both of these are well worth visiting, though very different to one another in style and approach.

Three miles inland from Dunbeath is Eagle's Rock, the site of a poignant memorial to an air crash in that killed the Duke of Kent. Dunbeath Village. Dunbeath Village is a beautiful village, located on the East Coast of Scotland in the County of Caithness, just 30 miles South of John O' is an ancient village with a fascinating history, while it's populace are vibrant and modern, who are just as comfortable surfing the Internet as clipping sheep or working around the World for the Oil Industry as cutting peat.

Dunbeath Strath and Broch, Dunbeath (½ mile to start of walk) – stride along Dunbeath Water up to a 2,year-old Broch (tower), a high gorge and standing stones. Food & Drink The Inver Arms, just a minute’s walk down the A9, used to be one of the least attractive buildings in Scotland, with %(2).

The village and local area boasts a wealth of things to see and do. From exploring its rich archaeological landscape, visiting the Dunbeath Heritage Centre to find out about the areas natural and cultural heritage, strolling through the stunning Castle gardens, or taking a walk through beautiful birch and hazel woodland to enjoy the breathtaking scenery and spot the local wildlife, Dunbeath.

Dunbeath Strath provides a walk with a fine variety of interest. Beautiful silver-birch woodland borders the stream and the rocky gorge whilst the open moors above provide expansive views.

There is a wealth of archeological remains along the way. Those looking for an easier walk can simply follow the route as far as the Prisoner's Leap.3/5(5). Though thwarted by fences and mud, she was not deterred. Following her expeditions could send readers to an old-fashioned atlas that includes the many bodies of water she encountered, including Dunbeath Water, near Spey, Scotland, where the “well at the world’s end” supposedly exists.

Whether the well is real or fictional hardly : Katharine Norbury. They’re proud of their ‘local hero; and have erected a statue of Kenn with his massive salmon, a scene from this book. The photo below is of the river that runs through Dunbeath, it’s called Dunbeath Water, and is presumably the Highland river from the title.

There’s also this lovely statue of Kenn and his salmon, a scene from the book. A castle is first recorded on the rocky peninsula at Dunbeath inwhen the lands belonged to the Earl of Caithness.

The first recorded laird was Alexander Sutherland. It later became the property of the Clan Sinclair through the marriage of the daughter of Alexander Sutherland to William Sinclair(–), the first Sinclair Earl of 5/5(1).

3 May - Explore pete's board "DUNBEATH CASTLE" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Castle, Scotland and Scotland castles pins. Thanks to this, her most significant expedition sees her travelling north of the border to Caithness on the trail of the source of the Dunbeath Water, the inspiration for another of Gunn’s books Author: Rachel Cooke.

The top 10 books about rivers and he found it in the Dunbeath Water. The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame. Facebook Twitter Pinterest The book Author: Katharine Norbury. Dunbeath (Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Bheithe) is a village in south-east Caithness, Scotland on the A9 road. Birthplace. It was the birthplace of Neil M.

Gunn (–), author of The Silver Darlings, Highland River etc., many of whose novels are set in Dunbeath and its Strath. Dunbeath has a very rich archaeological landscape, the site of numerous Iron Age brochs and an early medieval Civil parish: Latheron.

day weather forecast for Dunbeath. Outlook for Thursday to Saturday. Wednesday will see high pressure dominate the weather bringing dry weather with sunny spells after a cold start.

Media in category "Dunbeath" The following 40 files are in this category, out of 40 total. Burial Chamber by Cuig - - jpg × ; KBInstance of: human settlement.

Dunbeath, a village, a bay, and a stream of Latheron parish, Caithness. The village stands on the left bank of Dunbeath Water, ½ mile above its mouth, 6¼ miles NNE of Berriedale, and 20 SW of Wick, under which it has a post office, with money order, savings' bank, and telegraph departments.

ND13SW 20 A graveyard in which interments still take place. It is said to date from the mid 17th century and is the property of the people of the district.

A R B Haldane, NEW WAYS THROUGH THE GLENS () p John Hume, THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF SCOTLAND, ii () p About Listed Buildings. Robert Davidson is a professional writer and editor based in Highland Scotland.

He is the founder and managing director of Sandstone Press and the author, co-author, and editor of many books as well as a published poet, lyricist and libretist.4/5. Dunbeath Village. likes. A facebook page dedicated to Dunbeath Village, Caithness, Scotland, birthplace of Scottish novelist Neil M Gunn - the history, landscape, characters and institutions of Followers: The Fish Ladder: A Journey Upstream Katharine Norbury.

Bloomsbury, $26 (p) ISBN to find these sources—of Dunbeath Water, Scotland, mentioned in the novel, and also many. Dunbeath Village. Dunbeath Village is the birth place of the famous Scottish writer Neil M Gunn and is a beautiful village, located on the East Coast of Scotland in the County of Caithness, just 30 miles South of John O' is an ancient village with a fascinating history, while it's populace are vibrant and modern, who are just as comfortable surfing the Internet as clipping sheep or.

May 9, - Browse and Book from the Best Vacation Rentals with Prices in Dunbeath and nearby: View Tripadvisor's unbiased reviews, photos and great deals on 20 vacation rentals, cabins and villas in Dunbeath, Scotland and nearby.

Dunbeath is a small harbour village located on the A9, north of Helmsdale but south of Latheron, where Dunbeath Water flows into the North Sea. It features in the writings of Neil Gunn, who grew up in the locality, and a statue to Neil’s memory can be seen at the Harbour side.

It depicts Kenn, a character from Neil’s novel Highland River. Dunbeath Hotel, Dunbeath: See traveller reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Dunbeath Hotel, ranked #3 of 3 B&Bs / inns in Dunbeath and rated 5 of 5 at Tripadvisor.5/5(1).

Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Dunbeath, Caithness and Sutherland on Tripadvisor: See 81 traveller reviews and photos of Dunbeath tourist attractions.

Find what to do today, this weekend, or in May. We have reviews of the best places to see in Dunbeath. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. Plan to visit Dunbeath Castle Gardens, United Kingdom. Get details of Location, timings and contact. We were able to book a visit. The gardens are beautiful as iss the castle.

Great views here. There are two gardens to visit the Northern Gardens is more a water garden and is more open to the elements. The Southern Gardens is where you Location: Dunbeath Estate Office, Dunbeath KW6 6EY, UK. Welcome to the Dunbeath Primary School website. We will use this site to keep you updated with all the learning and news from our school.

Dunbeath Primary is currently the smallest school in Caithness, a county situated in the far north of Scotland. We feel a small school like this has a lot to offer. It is true that the earliest writ concerning Dunbeath supposed to be now extant, is a precept of sasine, dated 24th Octobergranted by Alexander de Isle, Earl of Ross, for infefting his sister, Mariotta, and her husband, Alexander de Sutherland, in the lands of Dunbeath, and that this Alexander Sutherland was, down toconsidered to.

Welcome to the Dunbeath google satellite map. This place is situated in Highland, Scotland, Scotland, United Kingdom, its geographical coordinates are 58° 15' 0" North, 3° 25' 0" West and its original name (with diacritics) is Dunbeath.

The Dunbeath and Glutt Estates are situated on the North East coast of Scotland in the County of Caithness in an area of outstanding natural beauty ranging from the wild "Flow Country" to the thrilling cliffs above the Moray 13th Century Castle stands on a rocky peninsula like a lone white sentinel overlooking the Moray Firth that lashes the cliffs on three sides.

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Dunbeath Castle, situated on the east coast of Caithness, midway between Wick and Golspie, lies 2km south of Dunbeath village and c 26km south west of Wick. It lies immediately adjacent to the former A9, now realigned further inland.

It can be seen from the A9, Wick-Berriedale road which lies on higher ground km to the south.Inver Caravan Park is an excellent stop-over on the way to Orkney, or use it as a base for cliff-climbing, hillwalking, fishing, relaxation or for exploring the far north.

It has nearly an acre of smooth grass, 10 hard standings and 14 hook-ups.9/10(23).Inver Caravan Park is a few minutes walk from the SPAR shop, and from the Bay Owl Restaurant /pub. The local beach, children's play park and tennis court are also nearby, as are the excellent Dunbeath Heritage Centre and the Laidhay Croft Museum and easy reach are lovely walks up the Dunbeath Strath, and also a good vantage point from which to view puffins.