Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Tumbling Waters Of Unich

Scottish Country Dance Instruction


1- 8 Men making arches cross as Ladies dance under (pass partner RSh) and all set turning to face in, repeat but Ladies make arches
9-24 All dance under and over (1s and 3s dance under 2s-4s to strart) with each couple setting as they turn about at the ends all ending in original places
35-32 1s cross RH and cast to 4th place while 2s+3s+4s turn 1½ times (RH elbow grip) moving up 1 place. all set and cross RH. 2341

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

Dance Information

The Water of Unich feeds into Loch Lee, a loch in Angus south of the Grampian Mountains, Scotland. It is conjectured that Unich derives from the Gaelic word 'uinich', which means 'bustling'.

The Falls of Unich are on the flow of the Water of Lee between Hunt Hill and Craig Maskeldie.

Waters Of Unich Image
Falls Of Unich

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