Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Loch Maree Two Step

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE LOCH MAREE TWO STEP (M32) Round The Room Alan Davis Blackwater Collection
Round the room dance, 2 facing 2

1- 4 (4 Bar Introduction)
5- 8 Couples facing clockwise dance between facing couple, divide and cast round them returning to place
9-12 Both couples turn partners RH
13- 16 Couples facing anti-clockwise dance between facing couple, divide and cast round them returning to place
17-20 Both couples turn partners LH
21-28 Both couples dance Ladies' Chain
29-32 Both couples set to the opposite person and change places RH
33-36 Both couples set to the opposite person and turn right about to face a new couple

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


Dance Information

Loch Maree is a loch in Wester Ross in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland.

Because of its remote location there is little industry and tourism surrounding Loch Maree, despite being near to the sea. The loch is often referred to as the most beautiful loch in the Highlands.

Loch Maree Image
Looking Across Loch Maree Towards Slioch


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