Videos tagged with "alder"
Summerlee. Coatbridge, Scotland. [01:22]
Summerlee - The Museum of Scottish Industrial Life is set in 22 acres based around the site of the nineteenth century Summerlee Ironworks. The museum has many attractions for all the family, including Scotland's only operational heritage tramway and recreated mine, with guided tours, miners' cottages, a great all-ages playpark and lots lots more. Admission is free. After your visit to Summerlee, there's plenty more to see and do in the area. You can walk or cycle along the North Calder Heritage Trail, which starts at Summerlee. Or, for a shorter route, there is the Summerlee to Drumpellier walk and cycleway. The Time Capsule has recently reopened after a multi-million pound overhaul and is a great place to let the kids let off steam with its water chutes and flumes. Drumpellier Country Park is just to the west of Coatbridge town centre and has many walks plus a visitor centre and cafe. Coatbridge is about ten miles from Glasgow.
Winter View Of Battle Of Black Earnside Site Newburgh Fife Scotland [00:39]
Tour Scotland Winter video of a view of the site of the Battle Of Black Earnside on visit to Newburgh in North Fife. At Blackearnside, a forest of alders, to the east of Newburgh, William Wallace defeated Aymer de Valence, 2nd Earl of Pembroke in 1298. The forest is no longer there, but the video above was shot from the site of the battle. The words on a plaque at the site; " Black Earnside, 12th June 1298. On this site a major tactical battle was fought and won for Scotland by their guardian, Sir William Wallace, against the Earl of Pembroke, who was acting on the orders of his English master, Edward Plantagenet. This plaque has been erected by the people of Newburgh in recognition of the part played by their forebears in assisting Sir William Wallace in defence of our country. You were the flowers of Scotland and your grandchildren thank you.
Forgotten Victorian Garden & Gunpowder Works(1889) - Camility Mill, West Calder [06:26]
*update actually built in 1889* Hidden beneath the over grown grass lays an old Victorian Ornimental Water Garden and Gunpowder Works built in 1889, at the back of West Calder. The garden was so cool, reminds me of the "Secret Garden", I love that film so much! I fell down the hill trying to get here as you can tell by my jeans lol These are both next to each other so I've just made into one video. First the Garden then the gunpower works. Copied Article 1: The works was set up in 1889 to produce gunpowder which was extensively used in the mining industry. Some of the gunpowder was brought by horse and cart to West Calder Co-op, where it was sold over the counter in 1lb or 2lb bags and often stored by miners under the bed. "It's a part of West Lothian's history that's been forgotten," says Sybil Cavanagh, the Local History Librarian. "When I started researching the works, I just had a hazy idea of a small, rural mill. "In fact, it was a big employer of labour and an extensive site." After searching through the files of old newspapers held in the Local History Library and in the National Archives of Scotland, she's pieced together the whole story. The booklet recalls the strange working conditions and the many safety rules which had to be observed, from not being allowed turn-ups on your trousers to vacating the premises in a thunderstorm. The booklet also records the names of some 150 workers, and recalls in detail the two major explosions, in which two workers were ...
Autumn drive in Scotland [12:10]
The drive from Torrance to Milngavie via Baldernock in central Scotland on a lovely October day. Can you spot the collie, the aircraft, the dog in his bed and the millstone?
Jedburgh War Memorial Borders Of Scotland [00:28]
Tour Scotland video of the War Memorial on visit to Jedburgh, Scottish Borders. The following, to name but a few, died for their country 1914 to 1919. Anderson, RB, Lieut., KOSB Baillie, George, Pte., KOSB, Baird, JS, MM, Corpl., Canadians, Balfour, RB, Pte., MGC, Ballantyne, Alexander, Pte., KOSB, Bell, Alexander, Pte., Seaforth Hldrs., Bell, William, Pte., Royal Scots, Best, Thomas, Pte., Gordon Hldrs, Blaikie, James, Pte., Seaforth Hldrs., Brunton, John, L/ Corpl., Gordon Hldrs., Brunton, Walder, Pte., Cam. Hldrs. , Buchanan, CWV, Pte., Scot. Rifles , Budd, James, Corpl., Scot. Rifles , Cairns, AT, Pte., Royal Scots , Cairns, CT, Pte., Royal Scots., Campbell, And., Gunner, RFA , Campbell, Hon. JB, DSO., Cpt., Colds. Gds., Campbell, D., Lieut., Coldstream Guards , Cassie, James, Pte., Scot Guards, Cochrane, Robert, Pte., KOSB , Cranston, AD, KOSB , Crozier, CS, Pte., Royal Scots , Crozier, WS, Pte., KOSB , Dickson, Robert, Pte., KOSB , Docherty, WM, /Corpl., KOSB , Dodds, HW, Pte., Black Watch , Easton, And., Sergt., AOC , Elliot, FH, Tpr., Sc. Horse , Fair, Joseph, Sapper, RE , Fairbairn, William, Pte., Scot ,Guards , Farmer, William, Pte., HLI , Fish, William, Pte., KOSB , Freer, William, L/Corpl., ASC , Gallaway, JH, Pte., ASC , Gray, James, Pte., Gordon Hldrs. , Haig, Robert, Pte., KOSB , Haig, William, Pte., KOSB, Halley, JK, Sergt., KOSB , Halley, Robert, Sergt., KOSB ,