Macbeth - Malts - The Magical & Mystical

A uniquely entertaining blend of Scottish history, ancient Stone Circles, mysterious carved stones, witchcraft, folklore, – plus the facts and the myths of two of Scotland’s greatest legends - Macbeth and Malt Whisky!

 

On the Trail of the Real Macbeth  - The Last Great Celtic King of Scotland!
Come with us and discover the real King Macbeth - Macbeatha, the ‘Red’ King and the– the most powerful warlord in 11th century Scotland who Shakespeare based his famous play on. Discover the true story behind the character ‘Macbeth’ - and Lady Macbeth!
The Three Witches - Shakespeare’s famous witches brought to life! This region was especially famous for its witches, wizards and warlocks. Hear the facts about this dark period of our history. Learn of the most famous witch in Scotland, the Wizard of Gordonstoun - and the Scottish ‘Nostradamus’!


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James VII of Scotland (aka James II of England - James Francis Edward Stuart, the Old Pretender - Charles Edward Stuart, Bonnie Prince Charlie

Magnificent Speyside Malts!
Some of the finest malt whiskies in the world are made in Moray. Come with us to visit an award-winning, family owned distillery plus the only whisky museum in the Scotland –both part of the Speyside Whisky Trail. Or choose to visit one or more of the famous Speyside Whisky Distilleries*

 Glenlivet, Glenffidich, Strahisla, Cardhu, Glen Grant in East Moray (Extra charges apply.)

 

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James VII of Scotland (aka James II of England - James Francis Edward Stuart, the Old Pretender - Charles Edward Stuart, Bonnie Prince Charlie
Mystical & Magical Places
Ancient Stone Circles – Visit the finest Stone Circle in the north of Scotland and learn about the incredible Bronze Age people who built them at the same time as the Pyramids and Stonehenge.
The Mysterious Symbol Stones of the Picts
The warriors most feared by the Romans throughout their Empire – the Picts – naked, tattooed warriors unafraid of death - also   great artists who carved mysterious symbols on their famous stones. Visit the biggest (7m) and the finest Pictish monument stone in Scotland - learn of their fascinating history, their dark rituals - and why they disappeared from history.
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