Glen Feshie

Running in a northerly direction Glen Feshie is located to the west of the Glenfeshie Forest and east of Meal Buidhe in the Badenoch and Strathspey district of Highland Council Area. It carries the waters of the River Feshie north to join the River Spey at Kincraig. There are fine stands of Scots Pine in the glen. The Cairngorm Gliding Club have their base at Blackmill Airfield at the entrance to the glen, near the Lagganlia Centre for Outdoor Education which opened in 1970 at Feshiebridge, to the east of Loch Insh.

The Duchess of Bedford entertained the English artist Sir Edwin Landseer (1802-73) here, and it may have been a stag in this valley which became his Monarch of the Glen. He painted several other works here, including Stealing a March and Waiting for the Deer to Rise.

The War Office created the Highland Fieldcraft Training Camp here in 1943, commanded by Thomas Corbett, Lord Rowallan (1895 - 1977), for the training of officers. This soon moved the Poolewe in Wester Ross due to the inaccessibility of Glen Feshie in winter.

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