Dunan Diarmid - archaeological site Lochalsh
Off the A87, Between Dornie and Kyle of Lochalsh

Postcode / Grid / GPS: NG 939 207

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Hillfort overlooking the head of Loch Duich

The remains of Dunan Diarmid (Diarmid the Beautiful) lay on this small promontory, he was killed by a boar with a poisonous spine. Fingal, the mythical Celtic hero, is said to have arranged the death of Diarmid for having an affair with his wife. He is supposed to have been buried with all of his weapons, but when the site was excavated a few years ago only a single pot was revealed.