Bennachie: Understand stones, hear the stories and relive the past


Project  aims are:

To create a Bennachie Colony app

Digital Archive

Plant fruit bushes at kailyard and Native tree planting at Shepherds Lodge ( a colony house)

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Understand the Stones, Hear the Stories and re- live the past – Heritage Lottery Grant

Update August/September 2017


All below are in development…if you would like more information please contact the Bailies


Reconstruction of Colony houses -  For the Bennachie Colony Application ; we have funding to work with Smart History ( from St Andrews University) to reconstruct the Colony houses in 1857 on Bennachie see this link

Digital archive  - Trying to make the Bailies and our partners archive information more accessible on the web – work in progress

Bennachie Colony app
( see
- In development with various Bailies contributing to this mobile application.

Kailyard - Fruit bushes ordered see kailyard journal

Native woodland - Woodland design by Carol Robertson - native and edible woodland -need to finalise. Treeplanting weekends to follow in Winter 2017!