Paths could retrace Jacobite night march of 1746

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Parts of routes believed to have been followed by Jacobites attempting a night assault could be recreated in a new network of public footpaths.

The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) said elements of the ill-fated night march of April 1746 could be a feature of the project at Culloden.

However, the trust stressed the paths idea was still in the early stages.

Supporters of Bonnie Prince Charlie tried to march from Culloden to Nairn to attack Hanoverian troops.

Last year, the night march was re-enacted for the first time to give historians an insight into what the Jacobite soldiers endured....

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