Just who was Rob Roy MacGregor and why does he split opinions so much? And how does he tie in with the Rob Roy Way, a long distance walking trail through the centre of Scotland.
Rob lived and died in the southern Highlands, an area packed with history, beauty and world-class hiking. There will be more coming soon: on preparing for long-distance hikes and on Highland Perthshire, also in the southern Highlands.
Rob Roy was famous in his own day, a larger-than-life character. In the village of Balqhidder, a marker on his grave says simply: MacGregor, despite them.
Read more in this short blog, written first for Wilderness Scotland.