Banquo’s Walk

Torcastle: Medieval Highland castle once again accessible Banquo’s Walk, a wide, tree-lined avenue with parallel banks, has long been believed to have been formed as a ceremonial route associated with folklore attached to the nearby ruins of Tor-castle. However, the 8m wide route, which ended abruptly at both ends, was located in line with no … Read more


Achnacarry: Commando Basic Training Centre – 70 Years On. An archaeological evaluation and survey was undertaken on 8th and 9th May 2014 at the site of the former Commando Basic Training Camp (CBTC) located on the grounds of Achnacarry Castle, Achnacarry, Spean Bridge (Figure 1). The work was requested by Lochaber Archaeological Society as part … Read more

Glen Turret

Glen Turret Lochaber Archaeological Survey. Glen Turret is located at the northeast end of Glen Roy, a well-known landscape for the geomorphological conditions, the ‘parallel roads’ caused by glaciation. Glen Turret runs along the River Turret (Figure 1) northwest from Brae Roy Lodge, near the northeast end of Glen Roy. The glen is primarily characterised … Read more


Torcastle: Medieval Highland castle once again accessible The castle at Torcastle near Banavie is set on a prominent knoll overlooking the River Lochy. The ruins of this medieval Highland castle are once again accessible and attractive thanks to the members of Lochaber Archaeological Society. Until recently it had been hidden within an overgrown jungle and … Read more