Videos tagged with "boundary"
Glenshee, takes its name from the Gaelic 'Glen of the Fairies'. The ski centre straddles the Perthshire-Aberdeenshire boundary and is located at the top of one of the highest roads in the UK. Glenshee Ski Centre is the largest ski resort in Scotland and is sometimes referred to as the Scottish three valleys. It covers an area of more than 2000 acres extending across four mountains and three valleys and boasting 21 lifts and tows. Glenshee offers a choice of 36 runs comprising 40 kms of pisted snow. The longest single run, Glas Maol, extends to a fantastic 2 kms of skiing. A great area for walking as well, with many Munros in the area, made a lot easier by the fact that the road is at a height of 2000ft!
Copy of Stirling,Scotland (Stirling University) [06:24]
Stirling (Gaelic: Sruighlea, Scots: Stirlin) is a city and former ancient burgh in Scotland, and is at the heart of the wider Stirling council area. The city is clustered around a large fortress and mediæval old-town beside the River Forth. Historically it was strategically important as the "Gateway to the Highlands", with its position near the boundary between the Scottish Lowlands and Highlands, and its crossing of the Forth, the nearest to the river mouth. It is a centre for local government, higher education, retail, and light industry. Its population (as of the 2001 census) was 41243, making it the smallest city in Scotland. One of the principal royal strongholds of the Kingdom of Scotland, Stirling was created a Royal burgh by King David I in 1130, which it remained until 1975, when the county of Stirlingshire was absorbed into Central Region. In 2002, as part of Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee, Stirling was granted city status. Originally a Stone Age settlement, Stirling has been strategically significant since at least the Roman occupation of Britain, due to its naturally defensible crag and tail hill (latterly the site of Stirling Castle), and its commanding position at the foot of the Ochil Hills on the border between the Lowlands and Highlands, at the lowest crossing point of the River Forth. It remained the river's lowest crossing until the construction of the Kincardine Bridge further downstream in the 1930s. It is supposed that Stirling is the fortress ...
Winter Flooding Isla Bridge River Isla Perthshire Scotland [01:57]
Tour Scotland Winter video of flooding from the River Isla at on visit to Isla Bridge, Perthshire, Scotland. The River Isla is a tributary of the River Tay in Angus and Perthshire, Scotland. It runs for 46 miles through the Kirkton of Glenisla and Strathmore. The river had burst its banks at Isla Bridge after two days of heavy rain in Perthshire. This bridge carries the A93 public road over the River Isla, which here forms the boundary between the parishes of Cargill and Caputh.
Tay Street & River Tay, Perth, Scotland. [02:57]
Perth is a city in central Scotland located on the banks of the River Tay. There are four bridges that cross the River Tay in Perth. The northernmost structure is the "Old Bridge" or "Smeatons Bridge" completed in 1771 and widened in 1869. Next, some 500 yards downstream, is the "Queens Bridge". Queens Bridge was completed in 1960, replacing the old Victoria Bridge, (1902-1960), and was opened by Queen Elizabeth 11 in October of that year. The 3rd Bridge is a railway bridge carrying trains to and from the railway station. it was completed in 1863. There is also a pedestrian walkway on it's northern side. Finally, the southernmost crossing of the Tay inside Perth's boundary is the Friarton Bridge (not seen in this video).
Tags: Tay, street, perth, river, bridge, railway, queens, flowers, smeatons, River Tay (River), city, scotland
Loch Lomond, Trossachs - Gorgeous Spring Day. [03:25]
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park (Scottish Gaelic: Pàirc Nàiseanta Loch Laomainn is nan Tròisichean) is a national park in Scotland centred on Loch Lomond, and includes several ranges of hills, the Trossachs being the most famous. It was the first of the two national parks established by the Scottish Parliament in 2002, the second being the Cairngorms National Park. The park is the fourth largest in the British Isles, with a total area of 1865 km² (720 mi²) and a boundary of some 350 km (220 mi) in length. It includes 21 Munros (including Ben Lomond, Ben Lui, Beinn Challuim, Ben More and two peaks called Ben Vorlich), 20 Corbetts, two forest parks (Queen Elizabeth, and Argyll) and 57 designated special nature conservation sites. 15600 people live in the park, which is customarily split into four sections: Breadalbane, Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, and Argyll Forest Park. en.wikipedia.org