Videos tagged with "enthusiast"
River Leven And Viaduct Leslie Fife Scotland [01:01]
Tour Scotland video of River Leven and the railway viaduct on visit to Leslie, Fife. The viaduct was built in the 1850s as part of the Markinch to Leslie railway line after the Earl of Rothes objected to the lines crossing his land. The railway also had to be elevated to cross the River Leven. The last run of a steam train over the structure was in 1965 when the Scottish Branch Line Society called in with an enthusiasts Special Train. It is now used by walkers and cyclists. This Scottish viaduct was designed by Sir Thomas Bouch, who also designed the first Tay Railway Bridge, built in 1877, but which collapsed on December 28th the following year in a storm.
Skiing in Scotland with Fred MacAulay [01:03]
Watch Fred MacAulay & snowsport enthusiasts enjoy skiing in Scotland and winter fun such as snowboarding at Scotland's ski centres! Info + current snow conditions: visit.sc (Ski Scotland website). Feat. Scotland's Ski centres: Nevis Range, Glencoe, Glenshee, Cairngorm, The Lecht
The Famous Grouse Black Grouse [02:35]
The black grouse safari at the RSPB's Corrimony nature reserve (20 miles south west of Inverness) offers the opportunity to view one of Britain's most strikingly beautiful game birds as they take part in an extraordinary courtship ritual known as lekking. Now nature enthusiasts who take part in the safaris will also be invited to an in-depth nosing and tasting of the The Famous Grouse Family - including The Black Grouse, The Snow Grouse and The Famous Grouse Finest. Simon McLaughlin The Famous Grouse Scotland Whisky Distillery
Mansfield House Hotel Hawick, Hawick, Scotland - United Kingdom (GB) [00:45]
goo.gl for reviews, prices and info. Mansfield House Hotel Hawick, Hawick, Scotland - United Kingdom (GB) The Mansfield House Hotel looks out over the town of Hawick from high ground to the south of the River Teviot. It sits in ten acres of its own gardens close to Mansfield Park rugby ground on the outskirts of this, the largest of the Border towns. Hawick is world famous for its knitwear, particularly cashmere, and is well known to rugby enthusiasts. Its annual Common Riding is ranked as one of the worlds best parties alongside The Rio Mardi Gras in Rough Guides World Party book because it combines the thrills of Pamplonas Fiesta de San Fermin with the concentrated drinking of Munichs Oktoberfest.The house was originally called Thornwood and was the private home of the Oliver family, built in 1870. These entrepreneurs of the new industrial age tastefully influenced the many distinctive architectural features, from the thistle and rose ceilings of the reception rooms to the Russian pine shutters and doors throughout the ground floor. The attention to detail in the design and finish is a testament to the skilled local craftsmen that created this fine building. The Hodgson family acquired Mansfield House in 2009 and they continue the restoration and improvements to the hotel. Public areas are already being altered and new bathrooms are scheduled for winter 2009. The gardens have been gradually restored to their former glory and the wooded hillside that surrounds the hotel ...
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The 2005/2006 Archives Part 2 [01:53:03]
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