Gold in Scotland

A few images of the famous Kildonan Burn which was the scene of Scotland's only 'Gold Rush' in the middle of the 19th Century.  These pictures were taken in August 2000.

The Kildonan Burn -1 ,  2
The rules and regulations of panning  - general, (and in more detail), the Suisgill

You can still pan gold from the burn, but you can't use a sluice!

For more on panning for gold in Scotland look at the following web sites:

There are more sites if you search for them and you may find the one that gives precise locations for the best panning, but I couldn't find it.

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