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TITLE
Old Ferry Inn, Glenelg
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00039
PLACENAME
Glenelg
DISTRICT
Lochaber
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Glenelg
PERIOD
1920s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
11764
KEYWORDS
Kylerhea
inns
Johnson
Boswell
Old Ferry Inn, Glenelg

The Old Ferry Inn, now a private residence, dates from c1800. It was built on the site of the inn where Johnson and Boswell stayed on 1 September 1773. Johnson pronounced the food inedible! The Ferry Inn is at the nearest crossing point to the Isle of Skye at Kylerhea, which was the main route for the drovers taking their cattle to markets on the mainland. The hills in the background are on Skye.


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Old Ferry Inn, Glenelg

INVERNESS: Glenelg

1920s

Kylerhea; inns; Johnson; Boswell

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

The Old Ferry Inn, now a private residence, dates from c1800. It was built on the site of the inn where Johnson and Boswell stayed on 1 September 1773. Johnson pronounced the food inedible! The Ferry Inn is at the nearest crossing point to the Isle of Skye at Kylerhea, which was the main route for the drovers taking their cattle to markets on the mainland. The hills in the background are on Skye. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href= "mailto: skyeandlochalsh.archives@highlifehighland.com" >Skye and Lochalsh Archives</a>