10 Gaelic Place Names & Their Meanings

Gaelic is a fascinating language and you probably know that many place names in Scotland have Gaelic origins. These Gaelic place names often reveal stories about the places they describe. Don’t know much about Gaelic? Check out our video Scottish Gaelic: Explained for a fun and informative introduction. Or why not join in the global Gaelic celebrations in 2024 with Seachdain na Gàidhlig (World Gaelic Week) from 19 - 25 February?

Otter cubs on Yell, Shetland

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Gaelic Places Names & Their Meanings

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