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Up Helly Aa, Lerwick, Shetland

Click on the image above to open a Panorama Tour in a New Window Click and Drag on the Panorama to move around Click the Full Screen button to go Full Screen Click a Hotspot to open a New Panorama The Viking festival of Up Helly Aa takes place every year on the last Tuesday… Read more »

Robert Burns Mausoleum, Dumfries

Click on the Image above to open a Panorama Tour in a New Window Click and Drag on the Panorama to move around Click the tab at the top left for a New Panorama Click the Full Screen button to go Full Screen The remains of Scottish poet Robert Burns (1759-1796) lie in the vault… Read more »

Arbroath Smokies

    Click on each image above to open three different Panorama Tours. Click and drag on the Panorama to move around. Click on a thumbnail to open a New Panorama Click the Fullscreen button to go Fullscreen. __________________ For centuries, in communities all around the world, fish have been cooked and preserved by smoking… Read more »

Ballantyne, Caerlee Mill, Innerleithen

Click on the image above to open a Panorama Tour in a New Window Ballantyne, Caerlee Mill, was one of Scotland’s oldest cashmere companies with roots traceable back to 1820 and earlier. Such was the reputation of the goods produced here that the generic name for a cashmere jumper in Italy is a “Ballantyne”. Exclusive… Read more »

RAF Wigtown Battle HQ

World War 2 RAF airfields were defended against invasion from enemy troops, most likely paratroopers, by a network of anti aircraft guns, pillboxes, trenches, and barbed wire. The Battle HQ was intended to be the position from which the immediate defence of the airfield could be coordinated, directing counter fire and organising troops. It was… Read more »

Darvel Telephone Museum

 Click on the image above to open a Panorama Tour in a New Window Flash Player required Max Flemmich MBE has created an absolute gem of a telephone museum in the former bakery beside his home in Darvel, Ayrshire. After spending his working life with G.P.O. Telephones and B.T. installing telephones and exchanges in all… Read more »

Selkirk Common Riding

 Click on the image above to open a Panorama Tour in a New Window. Flash Player required The people of Selkirk, on the border of Scotland and England, annually celebrate elements of their history by riding out of the town and around its boundaries. The main day starts at 4am when a Flute Band rouses… Read more »

Andy Scott. Glasgow Studio

Principally producing sculpture in steel and bronze to commission, Andy Scott’s first major work was the, now iconic, Heavy Horse, unveiled in 1997, which stands beside the M8 on the way into Glasgow. With about 50 sculptures in the UK he also has a significant number of works in Australia and several on the European… Read more »