Videos tagged with "largs"
My Scotland Trip August 2012 .wmv [07:24]
A brief look at the places I visited on a reecent 3 -day trip to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2012 Music is by The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Medley 1 :- 6/8 Marches: The MacNeils of Ugadale/The 10th Battalion HLI/Crossing The Rhine/Dovecote Park Medley 2 :- Black Isle/Iain MacFadyen's Tuning Phrases/Going to Pitlochry Copyright in these sound recordings is owned by Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.,
Tags: Scotland, edinburgh_military_tattoo, Edinburgh, Largs, gretna_green, Moffat, Tourism, Travel, edinburgh_castle
Largs Ayrshire Scotland. Bomb Squad Talks To Clyde Coastguard. (8aug2012) [03:11]
The sun was shining today (unusual when I'm on holiday!), and I was out with a friend. We decided to climb the Haylie Brae near Largs. The local weather hasn't been great recently and we haven't been there in ages. We had radios scanning some of the busier frequencies and overheard this transmission on channel zero, the coastguard frequency (156.000mhz fm). I'm not aware of the full details at time of uploading, but it appears that a fishing boat situated behind the island of Cumbrae had picked up some kind of explosive device in its nets (described on air as "ordinance"). This had been described on air as definately an explosive device (not further decribed) in a previous transmission to Clyde Coastguard by what I assume was a bomb disposal (ordinance?) expert who had been taken to the scene by the Largs lifeboat. A half mile exclusion zone had been set up as well. The video starts with Clyde Coast Guard talking to the bomb disposal/ordinance unit. Then you will see the Largs in shore lifeboat appear from behind the Island of Cumbrae, just off the coast of Largs. I filmed a couple of clips as it approaches the Largs lifeboat station where it is met by staff and brought ashore. The plan was to return to the vessel and for the Bomb Disposal/ordinance expert to take the device out to sea in his own boat, to a safer location and perform a controlled explosion. Sadly, due to lack of time we had to leave the hillside and head for home before the team returned to carry out ...
Tags: largs, ayrshire, scotland, fishing, boat, firth, of, clyde, sea, bomb, disposal, ordinance, squad, explosive, explosion, woooo-aaaaargh!, in, shore, lifeboat, haylie, brae, scenic, scenery, views, arran, wouxun, kg-uvd1p, scanner, cb, amateur, ham, radio,
The picturesque River Clyde [04:51]
From Dumbarton Castle via Lyle Hill, Greenock, Cloch lighthouse Gourock, Wemyss Bay and finally onto Largs I have tried to show you this beautiful part of the River Clyde- in Bonnie Scotland.
Tags: Dumbarton Castle, Lyle Hill, Greenock, Cloch lighthouse, Wemyss Bay, Largs, Scotland, River Cyde, Clyde, ships, boats, ferries, Argyll, mountains, sea, water, plants, ducks, River Clyde (River), Lighthouse (Building Function), castle, fort, shore, tourism
Scotland. That's my home.. [03:24]
An Englishman that has lived in Scotland for over 50 years and spent many happy hours looking. Not finished looking yet, much more to see. Acker Bilk's trad jazz band plays the music.
Tags: Scotland, bothwell, cadzow, bukie, strathclyde, ayrshire, ayr, largs, dunure, barrhead, clyde, river, Scotland (Country)
Sailing Home from Bute [01:22]
Sail camp on a Laser Stratos - overnighter from Largs to Bute and back the next day. First Dinghy Cruise ever.
Tags: Dinghy, Cruising, Sailing, Camping, Bute, Scotland, Clyde, Arran, Largs