Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Glenshiel. You may be able to find further references to Glenshiel in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Glenshiel a Highland parish Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Glenshiel.

Place Type of entry Source
Letterfearn district Bartholomew
Scour Ouran (Sgurr Fhuaran) mountain Bartholomew
Shiel place with inn Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Glenshiel within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Samuel Johnson Glen Shiel and Glen Elg 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Quoich 0 3
Inverinate 0 2
Carnach 0 1
Kintail 0 2
Barrisdale 0 1
Eilean Donan 0 2
Dornie 0 2
Loyne 0 2
Garry 0 4
Bernera Barracks 0 1
Lochalsh 0 2
Glenelg 9 2
Knoydart 0 2
Arkaig 0 4
Balmacarra 0 2
Stromeferry 0 2
Attadale 0 1
Lochcarron 0 4
Plockton 0 2
Ben Tee 0 1