Videos tagged with "balmerino"
Ancient Spanish Chestnut Tree Balmerino Abbey North Fife Scotland April 29th [01:40]
Tour Scotland video of the Ancient Spanish Chestnut Tree in the grounds of Balmerino Abbey in North Fife. The Spanish Chestnut tree here is one of the oldest of its kind in the United Kingdom, being 500 year old
Tags: Ancient, Spanish, Chesnut, Tree, Balmerino, Abbey, North, Fife, Scotland, Scottish, Travel, Tourism
Balmerino Cistercian Abbey North Fife Scotland April 29th [02:23]
Tour Scotland video of Balmerino Cistercian Abbey in North Fife. This Cistercian monastery situated on the south bank of the River Tay in North Fife was founded in 1229 by the widowed queen of William the Lyon, then destroyed during the Reformation. Mary Queen of Scots was certainly a visitor here in 1565, and more than likely lived in the Abbot's House as a guest of Sir John Hay, the first Lay Commendator of the Abbey.
Tags: Balmerino, Cistercian, Abbey, North, Fife, Scotland, Scottish, River, Tay, Travel, Tourism, Monastery, Reformation, Mary, Queen, of, Scots
Shipmaster Gravestone Kirkton Of Balmerino Fife Scotland April 29th [01:02]
Tour Scotland video of the John Nicoll, Shipmaster Gravestone, in Kirkton of Balmerino Cemetery in North Fife. Late shipmaster in Dundee who departed this life on 19th July, 1819, aged 21 years. Also their daughter Margaret. This stone was erected by William Taylor and Catherine Nicoll, his spouse, in memory of their children
Tags: Shipmaster, Gravestone, Kirkton, Of, Balmerino, Fife, Scotland, Dundee, Scottish, John, Nicoll, Ancestry, Cemetery
Balmerino Abbey, Fife. [02:54]
Balmerino Abbey is a tranquil and secluded place. However, it was once home to a community of monks, a bustling hub for the region, and part of a European network of monasteries.
Tags: Balmerino, abbey, fife, scotland, ruins, monks
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