9. Tomnahurich: the Fairy Hill of Inverness
Tomnahurich Cemetery in Inverness. This episode looks at folk legends of
giants, fairy parties and fiddlers lost in the night.
It also examines the curious relationship of Tomnahurich hill and Oliver
Cromwell’s control of Scotland during the 17th Century.
We go into detail on the life of Alexander Mackenzie, a Highland Historian
who was involved in the Highland Land League and whose gravestone is
missing from Tomnahurich Cemetery.
This weird and wonderful episode weaves in and out of imaginative folklore
and the genuine history of the Fairy Hill of Inverness, Tomnahurich.