The New Rob Roy Statue

New Rob Roy Statue

The new Rob Roy statue was unveiled for the first time to the public on the 16th September 2017.

The unveiling ceremony took place on the bridge at Peterculter overlooking the rock on which a statue of Rob Roy has stood since 1850.

The Rob Roy Preservation Trust had raised £50,000 to fund the replacement statue, which was created by sculptor David Mitchell, a graduate of the local Gray’s School of Art.

Doug Middleton, …. Read More »


Rob Roy Unveiling

Rob Roy Unveiling

Rob Roy will be going back on the rock on Saturday 16th September 2017.

The Rob Roy Preservation Trust is delighted to announce that the new Rob Roy statue is now finished and will be unveiled on Saturday 16th September 2017 at 10:00 am.

The unveiling ceremony will take place on the bridge at Peterculter overlooking the rock on which a statue of Rob Roy has stood since 1850.

The Rob Roy Preservation Trust are …. Read More »


Rob Roy Fundraising Update

New Rob Roy Statue

Fundraising for the new Rob Roy statue has been going well and the Rob Roy Preservation Trust are hopeful that Rob Roy will soon be back on the rock where he belongs.

Fundraising Dance

The Rob Roy Preservation Trust held a fundraiser on Saturday 1st April 2017 at the Culter Mill Club to raise funds towards putting the new Rob Roy statue back on the rock.

The night was a big success, with all tickets for …. Read More »


Let’s Put Rob Roy Back On The Rock

Rob Roy Fundraiser

The Rob Roy Preservation Trust are to hold a fundraiser on Saturday 1st April 2017 at the Culter Mill Club to raise funds towards putting the new Rob Roy statue back on the rock.

The Stovie Dance from 7pm to midnight on Saturday 1st April 2017 will feature “The Last Resort” with raffles and an auction on the night.

Tickets for this fundraiser are available from the Rob Roy Preservation Trust committee members. Contact details for the …. Read More »


Sculptor David Mitchell To Create New Rob Roy Statue

New Rob Roy Statue

The Rob Roy Preservation Trust have commissioned sculptor David Mitchell to create a new Rob Roy statue.

A model of the kilted Scottish hero Rob Roy, has been in place on the rocky bank of the Culter Burn, since around 1850.

The last statue was removed in July 2016, but on removal for some TLC was found to be too badly damaged. The last statue was made of polychrome carved wood and was carved by Arnold Smith …. Read More »


Rob Roy Statue Removed

Rob Roy Statue 1926

The latest version of the Rob Roy statue, which sits on the the rocky bank of Culter Burn at the west of the village of Peterculter, Scotland has had to be removed due to wear and tear on the statue.

This model of the kilted Scottish hero is made of polychrome carved wood and was carved by Arnold Smith The statue of Rob Roy was unveiled in 1991, so has been in place come rain or shine …. Read More »