Film: 3812

Places + Locations | 1970 | Sound | Colour

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Leader and introduction to film have been lost so an abrupt start to this bus trip around Scotland. 1970s living room with a father, mother and teenage daughter pouring over maps. The border sign for Scotland. Wide panoramic views across the broad dales. A sheep grazes by the roadside. A road winds it's way through the bottom of a valley. Grey Mares Tail waterfall a few miles from St. Mary's loch, and close to a memorial for James Hogg the epic shepherd poet. The ruins of Newark Castle, near Scott's home at Abbotsford. Dryborough Abbey where his remains lie. Grave of Field Marshal Earl Haig. Melrose Abbey. Centre of Kelso a small town in the Borders region of Scotland. Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh with the floral clock in full bloom. Window shopping in Princes Street, Edinburgh. Entrance to Edinburgh Castle. View of the gun placements and Princes Street beyond. Heart of Midlothian. Greyfriars Bobby on George IV Bridge. John Knox's house on the Royal Mile. Holyrood Palace. George Street, Edinburgh. Princes Street, North British Hotel from Scott Monument. Calton Hill, Edinburgh. Perth with the River Tay. Catherine Glover's home the original fair maid of Perth. Scone Palace just outside Perth. Mountains of Glenshee from hilltop showing the car park at the hill bottom. Glen Clunie following Clunie water to Royal Deeside. All Brig 0' Dee. Invercauld. Lecht road crossing the ladder hills. Culloden, site of the 1749 rebellion with the cottage where the battle raged. Prince Charles Cairn at Glenfinnan. Strathpeffer. Dornock Firth from Strewie Hills. Ben More. Ullapool. Ben Nevis in long shot. Loch Linne. Loch Leven. Glencoe. Dalmally. Chair of Celtic bard, Duncan ban Mc Intyre. Killearn Castle. Loch Etive. Oban harbour with ferry arriving in background. Seal Colony. Killin. The shores of Loch Lomond. Exterior of house where Robert Burns was born. Brig O' Doon. Altar's memorial. Girvan near Glasgow with good shots of harbour. The Galloway coast. Family tour through Scotland which contains several good examples of Scottish scenery and landmarks despite rather dry delivery.


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