Inverlochy Castle
by Sue McKinnell 8X32 Strathspey for 3 couples
1-8 1C turn BH and cast one place, then dance half mirror reels of three on the sides, 1C dancing down between 3C to start. 1C end facing 1st corner positions. 2C dance up on bars 3-4 to face out and enter the half reel. Order is 3, 1, 2.
9-16 1C set to and turn people in 1st corner positions BH passing RS to face 2nd corner positions. 1C set to and turn people in 2nd corner positions BH, ending in 2nd place on opposite sides.
17-24 1C dance a half figure of eight, 1W dancing up between 3C, 1M dancing down between 2C. All turn partners BH.
25-32 All set, then set advancing to pass partners LS to LS. All chase CW halfway to end in the order 2, 1, 3.
Suggested music is Altshellach from Cairngorms by Muriel Johnstone and Keith Smith.
When I traveled in Scotland, my favorite spot was Inverlochy Castle, which has round towers at each of its four corners like a fairy-tale castle.