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Hector & Agnes Visit Lead Hills Museum
 
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In April 1991, Hector and Agnes Scott visit the Scottish Lead Mining Museum in Wanlockhead and go underground
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Wanlockhead May 2007
 
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May bank holiday weekend 2007, a group of us stayed at the Youth Hostel in Wanlockhead. Here is the proof.
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BMW R1150R on The Road to Wanlockhead
 
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A trip from the A76 up to Wanlockhead, the highest village in Scotland and home to the world famous Museum of Lead Mining. As well as lead, gold is also found in the river around this area. My thanks go to Wanlockhead resident Dave Gibb for kindly allowing me to use his music on this video. If you would like to hear more of Daves music or buy CDs follow the links below to his website, Youtube channel or Myspace page. http://www.davegibb.co.uk/ http://www.youtube.com/user/weepom http://www.myspace.com/davegibb
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People's Historian: Leadhills Miners' Library
 
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People's Historian Daniel Gray tells the story of Leadhills', Britain's oldest subscription library. Filmed and edited by Marco Federici.
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Wanlockhead.
 
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Wanlockhead es el pueblo mas alto de Escocia .Fue una zona minera entre los años 1710 y 1860. Un lugar para ser visitado. La musica es del grupo Voces del Sur.
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Places to see in ( Dumfries - UK )
 
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Places to see in ( Dumfries - UK ) Dumfries is a market town and former royal burgh within the Dumfries and Galloway council area of Scotland. Dumfries is near the mouth of the River Nith into the Solway Firth. Dumfries was a civil parish and became the county town of the former county of Dumfriesshire. Dumfries is nicknamed Queen of the South. People from Dumfries are known colloquially as Doonhamers. Like the rest of Dumfries and Galloway, of Scotland's three major geographical areas Dumfries lies in the Southern Uplands. The river Nith runs through Dumfries toward the Solway Firth in a southwards direction splitting the town into East and West. Dumfries has a long history as a county town, and as the market town of a surrounding rural hinterland. Dumfries is a relatively prosperous community but the town centre has been exposed to the centrifugal forces that have seen retail, business, educational, residential and other uses gravitate towards the town's urban fringe. Located on top of a small hill, Dumfries Museum is centred on the 18th century windmill which stands above the town. Included are fossil footprints left by prehistoric reptiles. Based in the control tower near Tinwald Downs, the aviation museum has an extensive indoor display of memorabilia which strives to preserve aviation heritage, much of which has come via various recovery activities. The Theatre Royal, Dumfries was built in 1792 and is the oldest working theatre in Scotland. There are a number of festivals which take place throughout the year, mostly based on traditional values. Guid Nychburris (Middle Scots, meaning Good Neighbours) is the main festival of the year, a ceremony which is largely based on the theme of a positive community spirit. Dumfries is linked to the Northbound A74(M) motorway at Beattock via the A701 road. The A75 road eastbound links Dumfries to the southbound A74(M), leading to the M6 motorway and Carlisle. The A75 road west links Dumfries with the ferry port of Stranraer. The A76 road connects to Kilmarnock in Ayrshire. Dumfries railway station lies on the Glasgow South Western Line. It was awarded Best Station Awards by British Rail in 1986 and 1987. The train service is now operated by private company Abellio ScotRail which provides services to Glasgow and Carlisle, and less frequent services direct to Newcastle. The nearest station to Dumfries on the West Coast Mainline is 14 miles (23 km) east along the A709 road at Lockerbie, and the nearest West Coast Mainline station linking directly to Dumfries by rail is Carlisle. As the largest settlement in Southern Scotland, Dumfries is recognised as a centre for visiting surrounding points of interest. The following are all within easy reach: John Paul Jones Cottage Museum – The traditional Scottish cottage in which John Paul Jones was born in 1747. Solway Coast Sweetheart Abbey in the village of New Abbey New Abbey Corn Mill Museum Criffel – a hill on the Solway Coast popular with hill walkers for its magnificent views of the Southern Scottish coastline and across the Solway Firth to the Lake District of Cumbria Threave Castle in Castle Douglas, home to the Douglas Clan of James Douglas who fought with Robert the Bruce Moniaive conservation village Moffat and the views nearby of The Devil's Beef Tub, The Grey Mare's Tail waterfall and the A708 from Moffat past the Grey Mare's Tail to St Mary's Loch. Mabie Forest - popular destinations for outdoor recreation such as mountain bike and walking. Ae village and forest Lochmaben with its lochs popular with boaters and also its history with Robert the Bruce Wanlockhead – Britain's highest village registered at 1,531 feet (467 m) above sea level and the Lead Mining Museum Caerlaverock Castle Drumlanrig Castle Kagyu Samyé Ling Monastery and Tibetan Centre was the first Tibetan Buddhist Centre to have been established in the West. Bridge house museum at the foot of the old bridge within Dumfries Burns' house & mausoleum in St Micheals graveyard the Robert Burns centre on the mill sands dumfries At Twynholm is the David Coulthard Museum. Gretna Green and the Old Blacksmith's Shop famous for runaway marriages. Tharpaland – International Buddhist Retreat Centre under the auspices of the New Kadampa Tradition. Kelsang Gyatso completed a three-year retreat at Tharpaland. ( Dumfries - UK ) is well know as a tourist destination because of the variety of places you can enjoy while you are visiting the city of Dumfries . Through a series of videos we will try to show you recommended places to visit in Dumfries - UK Join us for more : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLP2J3yzHO9rZDyzie5Y5Og http://placestoseein87.blogspot.com.eg/ https://plus.google.com/108460845579164318812 https://www.facebook.com/placestoseein87/ https://twitter.com/Placestoseein1 https://www.tumblr.com/blog/placestoseein https://www.pinterest.com/placestoseein87/places-to-see-in/
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Great Laxey Mine Railway
 
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Scenes from the Great Laxey Mine Railway on the Isle of Man, a partially restored 483 mm gauge former lead mine railway operating near the famous Laxey Wheel.
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The Leadhills Halloween `Ghost Train' 2009
 
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An short video of the 2009 Leadhills Railway Halloween Ghost Train. 31 October 2009 (www.leadhillsrailway.co.uk)
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The Hopeton
 
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Drunk in rural Scotland singing songs about killing people.
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