The Bernera Riot

April 2024 The cairn commemorating the Bernera Riot is located at the junction to Tobson Exactly 150 years ago, in April 1874, an event known as the ‘Bernera Riot’ took place on the Isle of Lewis. Probably somewhat less dramatic than it sounds, the ‘riot’ involved around 150 men, accompanied by a piper, marching over […]

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