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Arrochar  Tarbet  Ardlui

Welcome to the Award Winning Arrochar, Tarbet & Ardlui Heritage Group web site. This site has hundreds of photographs and documents relating to Arrochar and Tarbet, Scotland collated by the heritage group. Let's start with The Heritage Map - this stretches from The Top of the Abyssinia, Rest and Be Thankful, Glencroe, Coilessan, Ardgartan, The Torpedo Range, Succoth, Feorlin, Corrigrogan & Loch Sloy, Glenloin, The Head Of Loch Long, Arrochar Village, Tighness, Ardmay, Morlaggan, Finnart, The Back Road, Tyvechtican, Tarbet Glen, The Toll, The Station, Ballyhennan, Tighloan, Tarbet Village, the Still Brae, the Cnoc, Inverhulan, Firkin, Inveruglas and along the Loch Lomondside to Ardlui. To capture the feeling of how things were we have created many Galleries of Photographs providing a Ďsnapshot in timeí of the local area along with information on its history and legacy of its past. It shows the lands of the Clan MacFarlane, the site of their fabled battle with the Viking invaders at Tarbet and the Drove Routes they plundered.

We have also collated the Statistical Accounts of Arrochar & Tarbet from 1790-1955 and Census records from 1841-1901 and Old Historic Maps.  We have tried to capture The way the villages grew up from the early 1800ís including Transport through the ages and the coming of the West Highland Railway and Barony. Arrochar Primary School from itís origin in 1767 till the present day, the Arrochar Football Club, the Cubs, the Youth Club, Youth Hostels, The Village Hall and all the Clubs and Associations it supported and the role the villagers played during the War Years in their support of the Home Front. Not forgetting the Doctors, Folk Lore, the Characters, the Family Connections and Peoples memories and the cemetery. We even have videos.

The Group would welcome any additional information, photographs or memorabilia that anyone can add - please Contact Us for further information. If you would like to make a small donation to the Group please email us. For help on using this site click HERE. Finally click HERE Start Button to start the trail!  Or you can even take our Guided Tour!

t British crime fiction writer Robert H Page. His first book, Bang Goes The Weasel can be purchased here. He built this web site.

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