Skye to Falkirk cattle drove story told

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f43show1noA Skye father and son have taken part in filming of a new BBC programme which tells the story of the 200-mile cattle droves from the island to Falkirk.

Cameron Orimston, aged 82, and his son Rharidh, 46, spent two weeks filming with comedian Griff Ryhs Jones and recreated the ancient jourey by taking four Highland cattle and two Highland ponies from Ramasaig near Glendale to the site of the Tryst at Falkirk.

Farmers and thousands of cattle used to make the journey annually to be sold at market.

The show, expected to be called ‘Lost Routes of Britain’, will be shown on BBC1 in January.