Scotland's Forgotten History Podcast

Scotland's Forgotten History Podcast

The Crook Inn and The Birkhill Inn – SFH031

October 11, 2019

A tale of two inns.  The Crook Inn (on the A701 near Tweedsmuir) and Birkhill Cottage (on the A708 near the Grey Mare's Tail Nature Reserve) were both used by Covenanters as well as Claverhouse and his dragoons. But what would happen if they were both there at the same time?

Matthew Vogan and Jimmy Fisher are driving around in the hills between Edinburgh and Moffat to discover the tales behind some of the abandoned places by the roadside.

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