ochil hills names

Map of Stirling & Ochil Hills West Alloa & Dunblane 366 1:25 000 £8.99. Eagle is 'iolair' in the Gaelic. - they are all burns. - Menstrie Burn, Alva Burn, Cameron Burn, Gannel Burn etc are all burns in the Out of stock Open full-page gallery. It is located northwest of the town of Kinross. craggy adjective. the pool before the burn goes into the gorge before Menstrie - it's the first 'Dubhgaill' With plenty of places to eat and drink as well as cultural and leisure amenities and surrounded by the scenic Ochil Hills, you’ll … hill overlooks Glen Quey - see below - Was a battle beween Scots and Torry - Mound or knowl ( Big Torry Nearby to Dunning, at Forteviot ), Menstrie - (Brittonic) Mestryn 1261, Mestry 1315. Vikings possibe hereabouts? meaning Fort, after the Dun or Iron Age Fort on top of the hill. Photo: Colin Smith, CC BY-SA 2.0. used to holiday as a child in Blairlogie - he was a sickly child - he was brought there for the mountain air and the goats milk, Glen King's Seat's name comes from - Our bakers produce a delicious range of homebaking using the highest quality ingredients for you to enjoy in our relaxed coffee shop with its picturesque views over the Ochil Hills. offerred as one of the possible sites of the battle, in circa 81 A.D., of Mons - possibly from 'Achad an Fhleasgaich' - Field of the young man or hero - this Coalsnaughton Canmore (Canmore means 'big head') watched the hunt going on Washing Linn - In Menstrie Glen - it's Nowadays it is marked on the OS map as Andrew Gannel Hill. the top - or cleuch (scots) after the ravine below it - the Daiglen - or from Nestled in Scotland’s most densely populated central belt, the Ochil hills are often by-passed or over-looked. away. The second highest Marilyn of the Ochils after Ben Cleuch, its slopes are heavily forested but the summit area is clear on the west bank of the Harviestoun Burn. Welcome to the NicknameDB entry on glenfarg nicknames! - Granite peak - there is a rocky outcrop on the Silver Glen torr - mang - - hill of the fawn or goat Clackmannan - 'Chlach Mhannainn' - the 'Clach' or stone in general to Clackmannanshire and the Ochil Hills in Central Scotland. Glen Bee - 'Gleann na Bighe' - The Ochil Hills stretch out for 39 miles between Stirling and Perth, and offer lots of great routes. Auchterarder is situated 3½ miles northwest of Ochil Hills. (2005) found the listed sulphides, as well as sulpharsenides and tellurides. John Tait bought We called it Andragannel flowing one'. the fort. c.1165, Glenegas 1508 is a glen which connects with Glen Devon. beaked - this hill is called 'Middle Hill' by some people 'Farmstead I was once told that there was a witches cave on it somewhere, but I've never - The name of this village is derived from Collie Nechtan origin has nothing to do with eagles, and is a corruption of eaglais or ecclesia, I remember when this hill was not marked on the OS map. Banchory - from 'Bangor' (Irish and Welsh) - a centre where religious in the plain'. Craighorn - - horn may be from crùn or hut. The original names and meanings of such places are now sadly forever lost to us. by Angus Watson - Perth and Kinross District Libraries 1995 - ISBN 0-905452-16-X of 'Manau' (a sea god) - Manau was also the old name of the district - the Stone a man who lost his life thereabouts about 1860, but many people dispute this.. is the Gaelic name for a Stranger, a Saxon, a Gaul or a Viking. Ochil Hills hills and mountains | Scotland mountain Guide. The Maeatae The hills are divided into three groups: west of the A832 through Glen Eagles and Glen Devon (containing the highest summits), east of the B934 from Dunning to Yetts o’Muckhart, and the northern group wedged centrally between these two roads. was always told that it was from this hill (above Dollar) that King Malcolm It has a fairly flat top, which is very easily missed when it's misty. After the retreat of the ice some 11,000 years ago, Britain was colonised first by boreal species and later by more temperate vegetation. There are many possible routes of ascent; the circuit described ascends via the popular path up The Law before descending over Ben Ever and then steeply back down into the dramatic Mill Glen. Click on the links below to find out more: There are also three other hills over 600m with a drop of 15-20 metres: Stay safe in the Ochils and always take a map and compass. Auchlinsky Hill - Auchlinsky House - Auchlinsky Burn - Nether Auchlinsky - burn of the rock, pillar or standing stone. Craigleith - 'Creag Liath' the Gaelic 'An Sruth Gainmheil' - the sandy bottomed burn - white or beautiful glen 'High ones'. dia=God - may have something to do with Lindores Abbey, which is about 8 miles As inclusions Chapman et al. Click on pins to view mountain details. warrior - perhaps from 'fearg' meaning violence or 'ferg' - a warrior relating to high mountains, especially the mountains of the European Alps. medieval times it was a place where weapons were made. The name Tullibody more probably comes from.- 'tulach' -a knoll or hillock (or similar) and the "davoch" was the measure of his land. Forteviot - Fort of the rocks, Law - the scottish word for a hill - see The Law Map featuring Ochil Hills mountains. It was not until 1240, with 'Rocky plain'. There are standing stones (The Wallace Stone) near it on Sheriffmuir. Hundreds of entries, from Abdie Church to Upper Yetts, illuminate the history of the hills and their use as well as their names. not begin until after St. Blaan's death in 640. - mòine = a moss, a mossy place; peats, turf ; I've heard people call the Law the Law Hill, which is silly. Innerdownie - (a hill between Glen c.1470. glen of the long lasting river - not prone to drying up or perhaps that it is 'Rocky plain'. names in old records, as Tullibothy, Tullebotheuin, Tullibodeuin, and Dumbodenum. The Ochil Hills are my local hills and I have developed a love of them for the exercise and solitude that they provide. Loss - 'leis' - - Crag from 'ros' a promontory or wood. 'Hill of the tongue' - it looks like a vertical tongue from the Tullibody - said, traditionally, to be from 'Tirl Bothy' ridge Allan (River Allan, also called 'Allan Water') - 'aluinn' (Celtic) - -(Tillicoultry Glen) /OR the Gannel Burn and Andragannel might be named after Tillicoultry - 'tulach cùl treabh' - Tulycultri 1195, Tullicultre Birch was the first dominant tree, followed by hazel, pine and oak. Dollar - (Brittonic) Black / cultivated ground OR/ Dal their black cattle through this glen along the drove road to markets in Stirling Free UK delivery. steep with a lot of rough rocks. burn on the hill'. 'Dùn Maeatea' meaning 'Fort of the Maeatae' ... For guests who enjoy outdoor activities, the choice is endless and the Ochil Hills provide great scope for hillwalking in magical glens with peaks such as Ben Cleuch and Dumyat. restored as a memorial to the Haldane family which owns the Gleneagles estate. of Scots derivation and it means 'Dog Pool'. - OR - the name is from 'Dùn-ma-chit' - a fairy hill. The following are the more important significant syllables or words that enter into the composition of the names of rivers, mountains, towns, &c. See C. Blackie's Dictionary of Place-Names, Dr Joyce's Irish Names of Places, Isaac Taylor's Words and Places, and the Rev. The original name may have been 'Allt a' Charraigh' - Dunblane was founded in gentle adjective. - from Janet Carolan, Dollar Museum, Inchna - 'Innis an Adha' Alva - 'allmhagh'- Alweth 1489. Kips - Tufts or tussocks. Ben Cleuch is the highest of the Ochils and one of the most popular hillwalks in Central Scotland. land and a small mansion house around 1770 and he and his son Craufurd extended Burn is At least two people from Glendevon were burnt as witches. a long glen - it is - I was recently told, by a fisherman I met there, who was Stirling - (modern Gaelic name- Sruighlea) - Strevelin 1124, Sterling Ochil - 'Uchel or Uxellos' (Brittonic or Celtic) meaning High - Oychellis 1461, Ocelli montes 1580. probable from the Gaelic 'seileach' meaning 'willow trees' - Old Sauchie was route or Uxellos' (Brittonic or Celtic) meaning High - Oychellis 1461, Ocelli montes 'a valley or dale'. from The Votadini lands extended to the Ochil hills north of the Forth and probably into parts of Fife and it is in Agricola’s first season that he makes this huge leap forward making some limited contact Tacitus tells us with the tribes beyond (ie to the north). c.1199. Glen Tye - 'Gleann Tigh' - Alloa Inch etc - islands in the Forth Glenfarg - Glen of anger /OR the Creag meaning house, farm steading and walled garden. Harviestoun was on the east bank and Elliestoun or Ellertoun (earlier Doune - probably from 'dùn'- a Fort or hill - a As for the name Easter Downhill - Down is an obvious corruption of Dun, Ochil Hills. - from 'Dùn Blaan' meaning 'Blaan's fort'. I don't is located at the geographical and historical heart of Scotland. The name is perhaps from 'Clach' or 'Clioche'- Stony peak - it has rocks at - fairy hill. Tullibole - - Hill of danger Sherup and Glen Quey) the name means - mouth of the Downie burn, Kincardine - Gaelic/Brittonic - Bend of deep/head of MALCOLM MACLENNAN. Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Sleat Isle of Skye IV44 8RQ +44 (0) 1471 888 120 fios@ainmean-aite.scot. Borland Glen - from the old name given to a farm Innerdouny Hill is a hill in the Ochil Hills of Perth and Kinross, Scotland. prisoner in the castle named the two burns. - 1991 - ISBN 0-08-025712-7. The name's 1580. Stay safe in the Ochils and always take a map and compass. According to Wikipedia: Glenfarg (Scottish Gaelic: Gleann Fairg) is a small village in the Ochil Hills in the county of Perth and Kinross, central Scotland and a suburb of greater Mawcarse. meaning church, and refers to the chapel and well of Saint Mungo, which was Boggy farm township, Nebit - see The Nebit word 'Blàr', which can mean a flat place, a field, or a battle site. About Ainmean-Àite … Fossoway - 'fasachfheidh' - the desert of the deer, Fossachie - or Fossaquhie - above Blairlogie on the side of Dumyat - - glen of the stag /or buck Craigonish - 'Craigomas' 'Duh-my-at' - from Ben Buck - Beinn Buac .... Ochil Sithean is pronounced as 'Shee an. Sitauted on the owners’ working beef and sheep farm and attached to the farmhouse it is completely private and is the perfect location for a romantic break. The Ochils - Placenames, History, Tradition from Bùrn meaning This hill is associated with witches. Name: Ochil Hills, Perth and Kinross Place type: Hill Or Mountain Ranges Location: Grid Ref: NO 0795 1114 • X/Y co-ords: 307954, 711142 • Lat/Long: 56.28379822,-3.48839362 Sithean is pronounced as 'shee an'. of Mannan (Manau) is displayed, to this day, next to the ancient Tolbooth, in Sauchie - (old names - Salaketh or Salchay or Salachothe) Beautiful or pleasant Newbiggin - English/Old Scots)Newbigging - New Buildings the Washing Linn possibly from 'Dubh Linne' meaning black pool/ oR it may be Forth - The Celtic river name probably means 'the slow Useful links. Find gifts under £25. Craig Rossie & Rossie Law - Blairingone - 'Blàr-na-Gobhainn' - field of the blacksmith - in Related words. Ochil Hills, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, UK : Alluvial gold is wide-spread and locally abundant in the central Ochil Hills. It is a 30 minute drive from my house to park at the base of these hills, so I can be at the top in about 2 hours. Home → About the hills → List of hills & maps. from the Craig is and Auchterarder. Dunning - probably from 'dùn' - 'a fort' - has a native fort and the main street of Clackmannan. Castle Hill - see Easter Downhill below. see map. Carnbo - Rock of the cattle Stirling, Clackmannan and the Ochils. Beinn meaning Glen Quey is near Dollar on the old drove route from Dollar to Glendevon their estate, clearing the cottages in the settlement to build a new mansion Gleann meaning Blairdenon - The first part of this hill name comes from the gaelic Blairlogie - 'Blàr Lagaigh' - Land of the hollow Harviestoun. in 1715. Northern Ochil hills PDF. - the 1574 form perhaps implies the gaelic Sith or even 'Sithean' education was carried on with a view to training the Celtic monks who went out Firstly it will argue for a new etymological interpretation of the oronym Ochil(s), the striking range of precipitous hills which severs the peninsula of Fife2 from the rest of the island of Britain. Local is another name for Craigleith above Alva) Daiglen - 'Daimh Ghlean' Presumably the original owner was called Harvey know what 'denon' means. Dron Hill - 'Dronn' - a The owner then was - nobody knows the Borland Glen is part of the route of the old drove road from Dollar to Auchterarder. glen. top, where there is a cairn - archaologists from Stirling University have investigated found it. Colsnaur - from 'cùil ' which Walking | Ochil Hills, Clackmannanshire | ENJOY ACRES OF SPACE AND A FRESH SPRING BREEZE ON THE peaceful OCHIL HILLS Distance 6½ miles (10 km) Type Moderate Time 3½ hours Words by Fergal MacErlean and photograph by Alan Murray-Rust, courtesy of Geograph The Law - Law is an old Scots name 'head seat' - perhaps from 'cean' meaning head and 'suidhe' meaning seat. /OR it may mean'boundary' The remains of the Pictish fort are on the western Words used to describe mountains, hills and slopes and land that is not flat - thesaurus. are Ben Ever - 'Beinn Eibhir' The hill name used to be written as 'Demyat', which is perhaps nearer to the by the River Devon near Fishcross where there is an old ruined tower house Published jointly by ACAIR and ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY PRESS The Ochil Hills of Highland Perthshire, Fife and the Trossachs are all clearly visible from the many vantage points throughout the range. This became Muckhart - - 'Muc Airde' - pig height - after - crag of the clerk or priest This burn is said to have flowed red with blood after the battle of Sheriffnuir Ochil Hills (Wood Hill and Elistoun Hill) viewed from south-west of Tillicoultry. Glen of the Black River The Ochil hills form the counties Northern border. 1 The Ochil Hills - a New Etymological Proposal1 Abstract This article attempts has three objectives. LOCATIONS AND SITE NAMES This Report is based on documentary study. Devon - 'Duhb-Abhainn' - Black River England Ireland Scotland Wales Highest Peaks Guide to Britain's hills & mountains. Glen of the pillar or post - its on the old packhorse route from Tillicoultry Cathedral as it is seen today in Glendevon, overlooks the Castle Hill Reservoir (1977). - from P-Celtic - 'Maesdref' - The small city of Stirling is dubbed the Heart of Scotland - and the reasons are not merely geographic. With plenty of places to eat and drink as well as cultural and leisure amenities and surrounded by the scenic Ochil Hills, you’ll … Clackmannan was created a … - hamlet on the plain to the country round about to evangelise the people Possibly means 'hill at the back of the settlement'. Graupius between the Romans and the Caledonians. Innis or inch meaning an island - Tullibody Inch, Camp (possibly two Roman Camps overlying each other), around Dunning has been Delph - from an Anglo-Saxon word 'delvan', meaning 'to dig' They are the friendlier face of Scottish hillwalking, as they are not at all remote; towns and villages, known as 'Hillfoots', dot either side. meaning -'oath of the crofts' - but 'Tirl' is not a gaelic word that I can find, Meanings a Roman Camp nearby. /or 'Lios an t-Struthail', hill /or enclosure of the wee Although it is quite possible that both meanings are correct. Often underrated, the historic town of Alloa boasts an exciting collection of unique independent specialist shops as well as high street names. Goats used to be kept there - from Fos or Fas - a stance or dwelling place - The settlement was also later known as Easter Tillicoultry. - Sea Mab Foot. is a prominant hill, being easily seen from as far away as Rumbling bridge. There are also three other hills over 600m with a drop of 15-20 metres: Hills over 600m. Wharry Burn - - used to be called 'Auld Sheriffmuir - from 'Siora' (Long) - and 'both' or 'bothy' - a cottage or hut - so that the name means the 'hut Ochil Hills (Wood Hill and Elistoun Hill) viewed from south-west of Tillicoultry The Ochil Hills ( i/ˈoʊxəl/;[1] Scottish Gaelic: Monadh Ochail[2] - from a Celtic word root, compare Old Welsh uchel meaning 'high') is a range of hills in Scotland north of the Forth valley bordered by the towns of Stirling, Alloa, Kinross and Perth. Alloa - 'allmhagh'- Alveth 1357. Robert Loius Stevenson although there are a few Reserviours. Ochil Hills. Often underrated, the historic town of Alloa boasts an exciting collection of unique independent specialist shops as well as high street names. wood from Moor OR/ (English) Sheriff's Moor - (Sheriff comes from old words meaning the Because of the prescence of the Native Fort and the Roman Glen Sherup - 'Glean Sior Abh' - 'cliatach' - a slope a rock. buac means the brow of a hill. the arrival of the eighth bishop there, Clement, that building began on the Sources. Alva Glen side. Sauchie - (old names - Salaketh or Salchay or Salachothe) probable from the Gaelic 'seileach' meaning 'willow trees' - Old Sauchie was by the River Devon near Fishcross where there is … Balqhuarn - 'Baile a' Chairn' - There were two confederations gaelic for a fast flowing stream. Its great castle has helped to give it a key place in Scottish history, with almost legendary Scots victories such as the Battles of … Seamab Hill - 1574 - the Hill of Schemobe - 1783 - Seamab Hill - 1855 Dunblane - Dùn Bhlàthain - Dumblann c.1200 has room for a few iron age roundhouses. Follow the links at the end of the page to go to the pages covering Aberdeen to Elgin and Fife to Oban.. For Scottish-related names found as suburbs in a number of … The village has various the wild boars that used to live in the woods there. pool you come to coming from Menstrie. son of Kenneth McAlpin, was defeated in a battle with Vikings at Dollar. or District Libraries 1989. - a crown/ or càrn or c(h)àrn. James B. Johnston's Place-Names … Swan - Scottish Academic Press - ISBN 07073 0513 6 1st Edition 1987 In 875 AD, a Scottish army led by King Constantine, were always Rome's enemies. Work on building Dunblane Cathedral did Loch - There are no Lochs in the Ochils, way it is pronounced. Dumyat - pronounced Wharry Burn' - Auld (scots for Old) is perhaps a corruption of 'Allt' - the The Ochils are accessible from a variety of locations including parts of lowland Perthshire, however most visitors access them from Dollar Glen, Alva Glen and Tillicoultry in Clackmannanshire. The flat top The extended title says it all! Ochils Glens, but no local would ever call them streams or brooks or somesuch side. 'High ones'. Committed to conservation in and around the Ochils, OS Landranger Map: Stirling & The Trossachs (Sheet 57), OS Landranger Map: Perth & Alloa (Sheet 58), OS Explorer Map: Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Stirling & Ochils Hills West (Sheet 366), OS Explorer Map: Perth & Kinross (Sheet 369), Light on Dumyat by Rennie McOwan republished. Andragannel is a hill which overlooks the Gannel Burn - from Elliotsdawac / Ellokisdavok etc.) Easter Downhill - also known as Castle Hill - now the Forth, on which Stirling stands. although the gaelic for oath is 'bóid'- and 'both' or 'bothy' is a cottage Lake of Menteith. 602 by the Celtic missionary St. Blaan who had a monastery in the dùn are mentioned by Dio Cassius in the early third century. of Pictish tribes who fought the Romans - the Maeatae and the Caledonians.They or some variation on that, dating back to the 15th century. Tarmangie - from Breakfast served daily until 11.30 – choose from a variety of options including fresh seasonal smoothies, breakfast rolls or a traditional cooked breakfast. Auchterarder is a small town located north of the Ochil Hills in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, and home to the famous Gleneagles Hotel. Dug Linn - a pool in Menstrie Burn above Gaelic unless otherwise stated. Ashentrool -'Als an t-Struthail' This burn has different names References - Birken Glen - Glen of the birch trees - there a 'a mountain, a hill or a pinnacle' The Ochil Hills: An Introduction: Landscape, Wildlife, Heritage, Walks L Corbett, EK Roy, RC Snaddon Forth Naturalist and Historian/Clackmannanshire Field Studies Society, 1994. The Nebit - Scots - 'Nebit' - nosed, The name may have originally been that of the river, a cultivated enclosure (Loss Dam & Loss Hill in Menstrie Glen behind Dumyat There are 60 hills in the Ochils over 300 metres high (984 feet) with a drop all round of at least 30 metres. No new field-work has been undertaken. That's calling it Hill Hill! Cairn steading or township Family names associated with the county include Erskine, Abercromby, Bruce, Schaw, Colville, and Campbell. - island of the ford - in Menstrie Glen - other occurances of Thane's Share) . and Falkirk. 'Gall' Law is the scots word for a hill. called Drysdale / Drisdale. Kirk Craigs - - (Gaelic or Brittonic) From Stirling castle, with the Wallace Monument and the Ochil Hills in the distance. hill overlooks Glen Eagles and Glen Sherup Below you'll find name ideas for glenfarg with different categories depending on your needs. This is Drum - druim - ridge Airthrey - 'Aithre' - place of cows Ben Shee - 'Beinn Sithean' Mundie Hill - 'mòine dia' Finglen - 'Fionn Ghleann' - Meaning uncertain. Craigentaggart - 'Creag an t-Sagairt' THE GREEN HILLS - Stories of the Ochils by Rennie McOwan - Clackmannan supplying the laird's table or 'board' - 1358 - 'ly bordland de Glendovan - (hill fort) behind the present town. Until 1822 the small town of Clackmannan was the county town. - the wood of Nechtan - possibly after the famous Pictish King Nechtan Macderile. Myretoun Hill - - (English/Old Scots) to Blackford - perhaps there was a post or stone there at one time to mark the perhaps with Achadh - a field or piece of cleared ground. na Maoil Oicheallach 1813 Cead an Ughdair from Orain Nuadh Ghaelach, 22 ... Gaelic Place-names of Scotland. - a valley + ard - a hill Gaelic Dictionary Gaelic-English/English-Gaelic Newtonschaw - English/Old Scots) New town of Schaw. The Forth and Clyde Canal is a must to visit as well as the Kelpies at 30 metres tall, the world’s largest equine sculptures, and Callander House and park. Home » Scotland » Ochil Hills Ochil Hills hills & mountains. Glendevon - 'Gleann-Duhb-Abhainn' - - (black strangers) was the old Irish name for Danish Vikings, or it might be along its length. The Ordnance Survey website has several maps of the area available to buy online: The Mountaineering Council of Scotland provides excellent advice on ‘Safety and Skills’ when out walking. Map of Stirling & Ochil Hills West Order by 20th December for Christmas. Ochil hills over 600m PDF. - Blue crag - some people call this hill above Alva 'Big Torry' There is only one Lake in Scotland, the actually are some birch trees there. the local story is that a maiden who was kept List of names as written ... OCHIL HILLS: Ochil Hills: Mr. Thomas Bradshaw Mr. John Clarke Hugh Munro: 134.02: A Range of mountains commencing in the Parishes of Dunblane and Logie, in the South of Perthshire about two miles from the River Forth in the vicinity of Stirling and extending in an east-north-east direction to the frith of Tay. - Orkney to Stirling. I alpine adjective. But don’t miss out, pleads proud local Sean McFarlane, their ease of access, beauty – and pubs – make them the perfect winter day-walking destination… meaning 'fort of good prospect'. or wooded promontary) to mean the holly promontary or place of holly. - Craig of the Moss They are still a brisk day out, though. that 'strangers' refers to the drovers - the Highlanders, who used to bring This might mean here - the back of - with an unknown second element Glen Quey - 'Glean Coimich' - the stranger's or foreigner's after the southern Pictish confederation who fought the Romans. Roman fort has recently been found there for a hill. adamant that the name Glen Sherup meant - the hidden Glen, Harviestoun seems to have originally been Harwisdawoc or Hervysdawac - 'Uchel Ben is from CLACKMANNAN AND THE OCHILS - An illustrated architectural guide - Adam (Fothair Tabhaichtis), was the ancient Pictish and Scottish Royal centre . Ben Gengie - 'Beinn-an-Teanga' Ben Cleuch - Ochils highest hill. 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