Neish Island

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Neish Island on Loch Earn. Traditionally the island was the stronghold of the Clan Neish. The ruins of their small fort are on the Island.

Neish Island is an islet in Loch Earn, Scotland. Clan MacNeish used it for shelter after being attacked by Clan MacNab. Clan MacNeish robbed the MacNabs and were retaliated upon.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Neish Island". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 2009-08-09. 
  2. ^ Joan Finnigan, Giants of Canada's Ottawa Valley, General Store Pub. House, 3rd edition (August 1, 2005), pg. 37 ISBN 978-0-919431-00-3

Coordinates: 56°23′32″N 4°7′18″W / 56.39222°N 4.12167°W / 56.39222; -4.12167