ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: May 15, 2020
The Highland Clearances Trail
By (author) Rob Gibson
The Highland Clearances Trail answers the where, why, what and whens of the Highland Clearances. Taking you around the significant sites of the Highland Clearances this vivid guide gives a scholarly introduction to a tragic moment in Scotland’s history. Perthshire, Ross-Shire, Arran, Sutherland and Caithness are among the many areas covered. With full background information supplied, along with maps and illustrations, The Highland Clearances Trail provides an alternative route around the Highlands that will leave the reader with a deeper understanding of this sublime landscape.
Rob Gibson, author and musician, political campaigner and now MSP, has a unique ability to evoke and capture emotion and a sense of time and place. Rob has conducted research into sites across the Highlands that have connections with the Clearances and has created an atmospheric trail for visitors to follow.