This monument marks the spot where Bonnie Prince Charlie raised his standard in 1745 known as the Jacobite Rising. Set amidst superb Highland scenery at the head of Loch Shiel, Near Fort William. The Glenfinnan Monument is a tribute to the clansmen who fought and died for the cause of Prince Charles Edward Stuart.
Jacobite Glasses, 18th century most often used for toasting Prince Charles Edward Stuart (“Bonnie Prince Charlie”). The Jacobites were supporters of the exiled King James II who abdicated in 1698, and of his descendants James Edward Stuart (the “Old Pretender”) and his son Charles Edward Stuart (the “Young Pretender”).