Videos tagged with "flour"
THE OLD TOWN [02:14]
The Edinburgh Video Guide presents the Old Town, the Scottish capital's nucleus. There is evidence of settlement here stretching back to the Bronze Age, but it wasn't until Edinburgh Castle and the The Palace of Holyroodhouse were established that the city began to flourish, in the form of the now famous Royal Mile. There are many famous Edinburgh attractions located the Old Town. A few notables are: Edinburgh Castle, The Camera Obscura, Gladstone's Land, The Scotch Whisky Experience, Ramsay Garden, The Hub, St Giles' Cathedral, Mary King's Close, The Edinburgh Dungeon, The People's Story, the Museum of Edinburgh, Canongate Kirk, The Palace of Holyroodhouse, The Scottish Parliament, Greyfriars Kirk and the statue of Greyfriars Bobby, The Museum of Scotland, The Grassmarket and Cowgate, and the Museum on the Mound.
Dryburgh Abbey Borders Of Scotland [01:23]
Tour Scotland Autumn video of Dryburgh Abbey on visit to Scottish Borders. Abbey was founded in 1152 by Premonstratensian monks, Augustinians, also known as White Canons, on a site made sacred by Saint Modan around 600. It was founded by monks from Alnwick on land owned by Hugh de Moreville, the father of one of the assassins of Saint Thomas Becket. The Abbey was burned by English troops in 1322, after which it was restored and used by Robert I of Scotland. It was again burned in 1385, but it flourished in the fifteenth century. It was finally destroyed in 1544, briefly to survive until the Reformation, when it was given to the Earl of Mar by James VI of Scotland. The Earl of Buchan bought the land in 1786; the property is now managed by Historic Scotland. Sir Walter Scott and Douglas Haig are buried in its grounds.
Palace Culross Fife Scotland [01:09]
Tour Scotland video of the Palace on visit to Culross, Fife, Scotland. This Scottish palace was constructed between 1597 and 1611 by Sir George Bruce, the Laird of Carnock. Bruce was a successful merchant who had a flourishing trade with other Forth ports, the Low Countries and the Baltic countries. He had interests in coal mining and salt production, and is credited with sinking the world's first coal mine to extend under the sea. Although never a royal residence, James VI visited the Palace in 1617.
Tags: Palace, Culross, Fife, Scotland, Scottish, Visit, Travel, Tourism
HMS Unicorn, Dundee. [03:49]
HMS Unicorn was launched into the River Medway on 30th March 1824. The Commissioner of Chatham Dockyard reported to the Navy Board, " I have to acquaint you that His Majesty's ship Unicorn was launched to day from the 4th slip at this Yard." Unicorn represents the last great flourish of wooden shipbuilding, and also illustrates the birth of the iron steamship.
Tags: Unicorn, dundee, scotland, naval, sea, ocean, river, tay, boat, Sailing, Tourism, dockyard, chatham, warship, oldest, napoleon, wooden, era, sir, robert, seppings, shipbuilding, steamship, waterfront, Medway, yard, fleet, masts, bowsprit, hull, frigate
Five students spend a weekend at Haven Holiday Resort in Ayr.
Tags: Haven, Craig Tara, Ayr, Scotland, Travel, Flour, Disaster, Why God Why?, Philip Topping, Matthew Cowan, Scott Tumilty, Lauren Campbell, Paul Duffy
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