Videos tagged with "borders"
Scotland (Scottish Gaelic Alba, Eng. Scotland) is a former independent kingdom of northwest Europe. Now it is one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom. Scotland occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain, and the Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland Islands. In the south is bordered by England. East Scottish coast is washed by the North Sea to the north and west of the Atlantic Ocean, south-west - the Irish Sea. Scotland's capital and second largest city of Edinburgh is one of Europe's largest financial centers.  The largest Scottish city of Glasgow, who is also a conglomeration of Greater Glasgow center. Current Scottish border close to 1237. Treaty of York between Scotland and England in 1266. Perth treaty between Scotland and Norway's borders. Exception of the Isle of Man, which now reports directly to the United Kingdom, Orkney and Shetland Islands, which is now part of Scotland, rather than Norway and Berwick-upon-Tweed, which is assigned by England in 1746. Berwick Act.
Gala River Stow Scottish Borders Scotland [00:31]
Tour Scotland video of Gala, a river in the Scottish Borders, and a tributary of the River Tweed. It is sometimes known as the " Gala ", which nickname is also shared with Galashiels, which it flows through. The " Braw Lads O Gala Watter " is a song about people from Galashiels.
Walk Over Bridge To Heaven Stow Scottish Borders Scotland [01:12]
Tour Scotland video of a walk over the Bridge To Heaven over the Gala Water on visit to Stow, Scottish Borders. Stow, is a Scottish village seven miles north of Galashiels. A rare example of a packhorse bridge, built in the 1650s, can be found in Stow opposite the church. There has been a church at Stow since the 7th century but the earliest example still visible today was built in the late 15th century on the site of the Church of St Mary which was consecrated on 3 November 1242. The church used today, St Mary of Wedale, was built in 1876 and features a 140 foot high clock tower.
Arches Melrose Abbey Scottish Borders Scotland [00:33]
Tour Scotland video of old arches at Melrose Abbey on visit to the Scottish Borders. A Gothis style abbey founded in 1136 by Cistercian monks, on the request of King David I of Scotland.
Fiddle Player Gravestone Graveyard Melrose Abbey Borders Scotland [00:33]
Tour Scotland video of a Fiddle Player gravestone on visit to the graveyard in Melrose Abbey on visit to the Scottish Borders.