Borreraig

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Borreraig
Borreraig is located in Isle of Skye
Borreraig
Borreraig
Borreraig shown within the Isle of Skye
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57°29′02″N 6°41′38″W / 57.484°N 6.694°W / 57.484; -6.694Coordinates: 57°29′02″N 6°41′38″W / 57.484°N 6.694°W / 57.484; -6.694

Borreraig (Scottish Gaelic: Boraraig) is a crofting settlement in Duirinish, north-west of Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye. The ancient and famous MacCrimmon Piping Heritage Centre is based in the village, where the chiefs of the Highlands sent their young pipers for training.[1]

The old school at Borreraig, formerly home to the MacCrimmon Piping Heritage Centre

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clive Aslet (15 August 2011). Villages of Britain: The Five Hundred Villages that Made the Countryside. Bloomsbury Publishing. p. 836. ISBN 978-1-60819-672-2. Retrieved 26 June 2017.