Videos tagged with "natural"
Year of Natural Scotland 2013 - Unravel Travel TV [01:18]
Year of Natural Scotland 2013 celebrate Scotland's outstanding natural beauty throughout 2013. From stunning natural and historic landscapes, art inspired by nature, surprising wildlife and delicious food & drink, visitors can find nature right on their doorstep. Don't miss the chance to experience the great Scottish outdoors for yourself, join in the celebrations with a packed programme of events and discover insider tips from across the country during the Year of Natural Scotland. Natural landscapes Discover the fascinating variety of natural landscapes across Scotland, including mountains and hills, forests and glens, hundreds of islands, and thousands of miles of stunning coastline. Natural playground Enjoy the great outdoors by land, water or air and discover a new side to Scotland. Choose from a range of activities from hiking and mountain biking to canoeing and fishing. Wildlife, flora and fauna Scotland is home to spectacular wildlife and plant life. Observe fascinating animals in their natural habitats and explore the diversity of the country's flora and fauna Art in nature Explore the land that has proved so inspirational to painters, musicians, artists, writers and innovators for generations and discover how art and nature work so well together. Historic landscapes Trace Scotland's past through historic landscapes, monuments and castles and uncover fascinating tales of royalty, exploration and conservation across heritage sites, many of which are wildlife ...
Trail Memorial Stained Glass Window St Machar's Cathedral Aberdeen Scotland [00:41]
Tour Scotland video of the James William Helenus Trail memorial stained glass window in St Machar's Cathedral on visit to Aberdeen. James was born on Birsay, Orkney. Educated in Aberdeen, he followed the classical curriculum, completing an arts degree in 1870. Trail was then permitted to study medicine, which allowed him to pursue his lifelong interest in natural history. During this time he was appointed as botanist on the Amazon Steam Navigation Company's explorations of Brazil, spending two years in the Amazon. Trail went on to complete his study of medicine graduating in 1876. He was appointed Regius Professor of Botany at Aberdeen University In 1877, and established the University Herbarium with his own plant collections and those bequeathed to him. Professor Trail died on 18th September 1919.
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 ...
Autumn View Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Glasgow Scotland [01:03]
Tour Scotland Autumn view of Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum on visit to Glasgow. The museum's collections come mainly from the McLellan Galleries and from the old Kelvingrove House Museum in Kelvingrove Park. It has one of the finest collections of arms and armour in the world and a vast natural history collection. The art collection includes many outstanding European artworks, including works by the Old Masters, French Impressionists, Dutch Renaissance, Scottish Colourists and exponents of the Glasgow School.
VisitScotland Ad: Year of Natural Scotland 2013 - Views [00:31]
One of three new VisitScotland Surprise Yourself TV ads - Discover panoramic scenery and spectacular events and join us in the Year of Natural Scotland 2013, visit.sc Please share :)