Glen Affric, 1952
Photo ref: A94006
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A Selection of Memories from Glen Affric

For many years now, we've been inviting visitors to our website to add their own memories to share their experiences of life as it was, prompted by the photographs in our archive. Here are some from Glen Affric

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My parents went to the Glen Affric Hotel for their annual holidays from the late 1960’s to the early 1980’s. I joined them on some occasions. They loved all three Glens especially Strath Farrah, spending all day there, birdwatching and enjoying the peace and quiet. They particularly enjoyed the locally caught fresh salmon. So sad to see the photos of the Hotel now.
My family and I moved from Elm Park in Essex to Scotland in the last weeks of 1948. My father, Leon A. Lalonde, had accepted a position as Chief Mechanical Engineer with John Cochrane and Sons, a construction company. They had previously been awarded a large contract to build a Hydro Electric Scheme in Glen Affric. Moving to Scotland in the middle of winter was not an ideal time to relocate house and ...see more