Scottish Brides Series by Nicola Cornick
Unhappy ending for the real-life Monarch of the Glen
The very successful BBC TV series was filmed in and around the area, with locations dotted here and there. Ardverikie House, just 25 minutes south-west of us, has achieved fame as Glenbogle House, whilst the steam trains of the Strathspey Steam Railway regularly haul in to Glenbogle Station — in real life better known as Broomhill. Not all the filming for Monarch of the Glen was done around the house - or even around Laggan, Newtonmore and Kingussie - film locations extend well beyond the are known as Badenoch, into Strathspey the area from Aviemore northwards and out to Glen Spean - actually in Lochaber. Some of the comments made by members of the cast and production team say more about our beautiful area than we could - a few of their comments are repeated here Lots to do and see! Find out more information about what Newtonmore has to offer.
Monarch of the Glen was one of those Sunday night shows in the early s that spelled out "Eugh, it's school tomorrow", but was also a laidback treat to enjoy with your roast. Loosely based on Sir Compton Mackenzie's Highland Novels , the first five series focused on young restaurateur Archie MacDonald as he tried to restore his childhood home in the Scottish Highlands. The final two series then switched focus to new laird Paul Bowman, as he attempted to modernise the estate. Chances are you forgot about that, but we're including it. The BBC One drama ran from to , but what are the main cast members up to now?
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Sign in. As the night of the Midsummer Ball approaches, Archie is determined to make sure everything runs smoothly. But it seems that someone is trying to sabotage the ball and Stella is determined to keep Emotions are running high. The bank can no longer wait for Glenbogle to pay off their debt, forcing Paul to sell the estate. Then, a wealthy stranger comes to buy the estate forcing the family to While Archie would rather forget the fact that it is his birthday, the family is determined to organize a secret surprise party.