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Puffins near Muckle Flugga

Puffins near Muckle Flugga Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W0° 53' 35.59"
Latitude: N60° 50' 34.73"
Taken: 5 years ago.
Muckle Flugga lighthouse marks the last few rocks as the UK runs out of North. Slightly south is Unst which is accessible by passenger ferry. The area here is home to many different types of sea birds, including Puffins! The pair seen in this picture will likely be out at sea with their new chick within a few weeks of when this photo was taken.


Waiting For The Ferry To Yell

Waiting For The Ferry To Yell Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W1° 12' 32.02"
Latitude: N60° 28' 0.74"
Taken: 5 years ago.
Photographers Notes: My first day on Shetland. I arrived at about 7 o'clock in the morning. Lerwick, the biggest town on the island. It impressed me how busy this place was, yet of course, it was Monday morning and the traffic for people going to work, plus the ferry traffic, it all made sense, but I just expected something a bit more sleepy. I rode North aiming for the most Northerly po...


Italian Chapel

Italian Chapel Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W2° 53' 21.5"
Latitude: N58° 53' 23.68"
Taken: 5 years ago.
The Italian Chapel, build during world war 2 by Italian prisoners of war, which were brought to the Orkney Isles to build defences against enemy attack of the British Fleet. The Italian prisoners in Orkney, thousands of miles from their homeland, deeply felt the need for a place of worship. On September 30th 1943 Padre Gioachino Giacobazzi of the Order of Little Brothers arrived at the camp and t...


The Old Man Of Hoy

The Old Man Of Hoy Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W3° 25' 53.9"
Latitude: N58° 53' 11.16"
Taken: 5 years ago.
The Old Man of Hoy is a 449 feet (137 metre) sea stack on the island of Hoy. The Old Man is probably less than 400 years old and may not get much older, as there are indications that it may soon collapse. On maps drawn between 1600 and 1750, the area appears as a headland with no sea stack. William Daniell, a landscape painter, sketched the sea stack in 1817 as a wider column with a smaller top...


Old Man Of Hoy

Old Man Of Hoy Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W3° 25' 41.77"
Latitude: N58° 53' 8.49"
Taken: 5 years ago.
The Old Man of Hoy is a 449 feet (137 metre) sea stack on the island of Hoy. The Old Man is probably less than 400 years old and may not get much older, as there are indications that it may soon collapse. On maps drawn between 1600 and 1750, the area appears as a headland with no sea stack. William Daniell, a landscape painter, sketched the sea stack in 1817 as a wider column with a smalle...


Ravens Rock Gorge

Ravens Rock Gorge Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 32' 31.42"
Latitude: N57° 58' 25.14"
Taken: 5 years ago.
Ravens Rock Gorge in late Summer


Bealach Na Ba

Bealach Na Ba Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 42' 43.2"
Latitude: N57° 25' 10.06"
Taken: 5 years ago.
Looking over the isle of Skye from Bealach na Bà (Pass of the Cattle), the 2rd highest paved road in Scotland.


Plockton

Plockton Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 38' 41.03"
Latitude: N57° 20' 29.97"
Taken: 5 years ago.
Plockton is a picturesque settlement on the shores of Loch Carron. It faces east, away from the prevailing winds, which together with the North Atlantic Drift gives it a mild climate allowing the Cordyline australis palm or cabbage tree to prosper. Most of the houses date from the 18th and 19th centuries. It was a planned community based on fishing in an attempt to stem the tide of emigrati...


Duck Feeding at Loch Garten

Duck Feeding at Loch Garten Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W3° 41' 49.94"
Latitude: N57° 14' 43.08"
Taken: 5 years ago.
Loch Garten is a freshwater loch situated near Boat of Garten in Scotland. The loch is well know for its population of Ospreys.


Hamish and Archie - Highland Cows

Hamish and Archie - Highland Cows Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W3° 40' 41.36"
Latitude: N57° 18' 13.71"
Taken: 5 years ago.
Hamish and Archie, probably Scotland.s 2 most famour highland cows! These cows are located near Muckrach Lodge. In 2012 the Lodge ran a photography competition, the best photo won a free night.s accommodation at the Lodge.


Crammag Head Fishing

Crammag Head Fishing Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 57' 57.46"
Latitude: N54° 39' 55.52"
Taken: 6 years ago.
Crammag head is close to the most southerly point in Scotland. The waters here are very tidal. This area is popular with both fishermen and climbers. There are various small climbing cliffs around where this panorama was taken from.


North Rhins Mast

North Rhins Mast Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 6' 21.64"
Latitude: N55° 0' 22.17"
Taken: 6 years ago.
50 metres above the ground a disused radio mast offers amazing views over the Irish sea to Ireland, also visible is the Ailsa Craig and the Mull of Kintyre.


Agnew Monument

Agnew Monument Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 6' 37.69"
Latitude: N54° 56' 12.01"
Taken: 6 years ago.
Agnew Monument Built in 1850 in memory of Sir Andrew Agnew The solid tower was erected by public subscription on this conspicuous site commanding fine views over Loch Ryan and the Irish sea. The monument was built as a token of esteem for Sir Andrew Agnew who represented the County of Wigtownshire in four successive Parliaments.Watch the making of this panorama on youtube:http://www.youtube....


Stranraer Castle

Stranraer Castle Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 1' 33.71"
Latitude: N54° 54' 16.23"
Taken: 6 years ago.
During the summer of 2010 and winter 2010 / 2011 the area around St John's castle in Stranraer was re-developed. In February 2011 the development work was completed. The night that this panoramic photograph was taken was the first night that the new castle lights had lit the side of the castle.


Stranraer Castle

Stranraer Castle Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 1' 35.1"
Latitude: N54° 54' 16.06"
Taken: 6 years ago.
During the summer of 2010 and winter 2010 / 2011 the area around St John's castle in Stranraer was re-developed. In February 2011 the development work was completed. The night that this panoramic photograph was taken was the first night that the new castle lights had lit the side of the castle.


The Queens Way

The Queens Way Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 21' 9.53"
Latitude: N55° 1' 13.96"
Taken: 6 years ago.
The Queen.s Way is an area in South West Scotland that follows the A712 between Newton Stewart and New Galloway. A marker stone was unveiled on the 27th of July 1977 by Princess Anne as part of the Queen.s Silver Jubilee.


The Winter Road

The Winter Road Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 34' 18.34"
Latitude: N55° 8' 26.69"
Taken: 6 years ago.
During the winter of 2010-2011, the UK saw an unusually cold winter. The snow and cold weather does make many people stay indoors to enjoy the warmth, but it also attracts many people to go outside and explore.


The Lonely Road To Glasgow

The Lonely Road To Glasgow Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 33' 7.89"
Latitude: N55° 4' 28.72"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Shortly after the sun set on the shortest day of the year, just as the temperature starts to drop to what has been old of the coldest winters on record. Over the past few nights it has been around -11c in this area. It's not normal to see such cold weather in this region but it seems to be becoming more and more normal as time passes.


Glentrool radio mast in winter

Glentrool radio mast in winter Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 30' 19.68"
Latitude: N55° 6' 39.66"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Glentrool radio mast is close to the highest peak in the Galloway hills, the Merrick is located just to the north of this location standing at 843metres high. This panorama was taken on the shortest day of the year during a cold weather period where temperatures had been dropping to as low as -11c.


Bruce's Stone In Winter

Bruce's Stone In Winter Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 29' 2.05"
Latitude: N55° 5' 31.7"
Taken: 7 years ago.
As the sun sets on the shortest day of the year the temperature starts to drop again for another unusually cold night. The temperature here has been getting as low as -11c in the nights leading up to this day. From this day the nights will get longer and longer and soon summer will be with us again!


Frozen Waterfall River Trool

Frozen Waterfall River Trool Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 33' 9.79"
Latitude: N55° 4' 28"
Taken: 7 years ago.
As the sun sets on the shortest day of the year the temperature starts to drop again for another unusually cold night. The temperature here has been getting as low as -11c in the nights leading up to this day. From this day the nights will get longer and longer and soon summer will be with us again!


Frozen River Trool

Frozen River Trool Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 33' 11.11"
Latitude: N55° 4' 30.19"
Taken: 7 years ago.
As the sun sets on the shortest day of the year the temperature starts to drop again for another unusually cold night. The temperature here has been getting as low as -11c in the nights leading up to this day. From this day the nights will get longer and longer and soon summer will be with us again!


Loch Ryan In Winter

Loch Ryan In Winter Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 4' 9.6"
Latitude: N54° 56' 14.1"
Taken: 7 years ago.
As Scotland experiences some of the coldest weather in recorded history a panographer sets about photographing the effects of such cold weather. The previous night saw a temperature of -8c in this location.This photo was taken shortly after noon on the winter solstice.Surely it can only get warmer now?


Famous Cars

Famous Cars Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W3° 8' 8.62"
Latitude: N54° 36' 4.51"
Taken: 7 years ago.
The batmobile from the 1989 film Batman Returns


Famous Cars

Famous Cars Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W3° 8' 8.33"
Latitude: N54° 36' 5.08"
Taken: 7 years ago.
A collection of famous cars including Herbie, the bat mobile, starsky and hutch's Gran Turino plus many more.


Famous Cars

Famous Cars Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W3° 8' 8.97"
Latitude: N54° 36' 4.7"
Taken: 7 years ago.
A collection of famous cars including Mad Max's Ford Falcon XB GT, one of the surviving General Lee's from the Dukes of Hazard, one of the many A team vans plus many more.


Glenluce Viaduct Abseil

Glenluce Viaduct Abseil Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 49' 13.61"
Latitude: N54° 52' 39.83"
Taken: 7 years ago.
An abseiling abseils down from the disused Glenluce viaduct which was once part of the Portpatrick railway.


Stranraer from the rooftops

Stranraer from the rooftops Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 1' 35.08"
Latitude: N54° 54' 14.17"
Taken: 7 years ago.
A panoramic photo taken at sunset from the roof of a house in Stranraer town centre. This photo was taken in October 2010.


Loch Ryan Slipway

Loch Ryan Slipway Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 4' 7.12"
Latitude: N54° 57' 12.9"
Taken: 7 years ago.
This slipway was built during WW2 to allow the seaplanes in and out of the water. It is now mainly used by Loch Ryan Sailing Club.


The End of the Road

The End of the Road Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 8' 47.47"
Latitude: N54° 51' 47.04"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Photographer.s Notes: In 2010 I was living in the confines of a 9-5 job, I felt a bit restricted in finding things new and inspiring to photograph, here I decided to try to make something that I didn.t find all that inspiring, inspiring again. I took my Africa Twin out with my camera back strapped to my back and the tripod and pano head strapped to the back of that and went out to find this inspir...


Loch Ken Rail Bridge

Loch Ken Rail Bridge Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 3' 36.49"
Latitude: N55° 0' 37.82"
Taken: 7 years ago.
This bridge once carried trains over loch Ken, now very run down and quite dangerous. Red squirrels can be seen using the bridge to cross the loch. In fact while taking this panorama a squirrel walked to within metres of me but I was too slow with the camera.


Not A Meteorite Impact Site

Not A Meteorite Impact Site Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 28' 7.65"
Latitude: N55° 8' 17.39"
Taken: 7 years ago.
One week before I took this photo I had been to the Summit of the Merrick with a friend. When I uploaded to 360cities.net I was marking where the panorama was on the map when I noticed something weird just over 100 meters to the south of the cairn at the summit. I got a little curious as to what it might be and I had to climb the mountain again to see just what it was. It looks like the tracks lea...


Merrick Summit

Merrick Summit Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 28' 6.37"
Latitude: N55° 8' 21.4"
Taken: 7 years ago.
This is the view from the summit of the highest mountain in Dumfries and Galloway (a region in South West Scotland) the Summit is at an elevation of 843 metres (2,766 ft) above sea level.


Girvan Harbour Entrance

Girvan Harbour Entrance Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 51' 50.5"
Latitude: N55° 14' 42.66"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Girvan is a town in Southern Ayrshire in Scotland. The town has a population of around 8000 people. The town was originally a fishing port. This image is taken from the end of the harbour.s breakwater.


Girvan Harbour

Girvan Harbour Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 51' 50.5"
Latitude: N55° 14' 42.66"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Girvan is a town in Southern Ayrshire in Scotland. The town has a population of around 8000 people. The town was originally a fishing port. This image is taken along the harbour.s breakwater.


Turnberry Hotel

Turnberry Hotel Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 49' 48.65"
Latitude: N55° 18' 51.21"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Turnberry is a golf resort on the coast of the outer Firth of Clyde in southwestern Scotland. Located in South Ayrshire on the rugged coast, it comprises three links golf courses, a golf academy, a five-star hotel, designed by James Miller and completed in 1906, as well as lodge and cottage accommodations. The prominent rock island Ailsa Craig is readily visible to the west. The property was us...


Turnberry Lighthouse Low Tide

Turnberry Lighthouse Low Tide Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 50' 37.26"
Latitude: N55° 19' 35.77"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Turnberry Lighthouse was build in 1873. The lighthouse which is is 24 metres high was designed by Thomas and David Stevenson. Thomas was the father of the famous travel writer Robert Louis Stevenson.


Turnberry Lighthouse

Turnberry Lighthouse Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 50' 41.41"
Latitude: N55° 19' 29.91"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Turnberry Lighthouse was build in 1873. The lighthouse which is is 24 metres high was designed by Thomas and David Stevenson. Thomas was the father of the famous travel writer Robert Louis Stevenson.


Mull Of Galloway Fog Horn Lookout

Mull Of Galloway Fog Horn Lookout Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 51' 21.75"
Latitude: N54° 38' 2.25"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Before the days of RADAR and GPS ships were more reliant on Lighthouses for navigation. When the fog was too thick to make out the light from the lighthouses the fog horns were used to help the ships. The fog horn seen here is no longer used.You are currently standing almost at the most Southerly point in Scotland, from here, to the south you can see the Isle of Man and on clear days you can even ...


Mull Of Galloway Fog Horn

Mull Of Galloway Fog Horn Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 51' 21.19"
Latitude: N54° 38' 3.59"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Just metres from the most southerly point in Scotland is the Mull of Galloway lighthouse, which is one of many of Robert Stevenson's creations. Some powerful tides fight each other throughout the day here, you can see the tides meeting very clearly here. Perhaps not the best place for a swim!


Mull of Galloway Lighthouse

Mull of Galloway Lighthouse Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 51' 30.25"
Latitude: N54° 38' 3.68"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Just metres from the most southerly point in Scotland is the Mull of Galloway lighthouse, which is one of Robert Stevenson's many creations. If you look carefully around midway between the lighthouse and the sun you can just see the North coast of the Isle of Man, which in June hosts the famous TT motorcycle races. Some powerful tides fight each other throughout the day here, you can see the tide...


Mull Of Galloway Gas Tank

Mull Of Galloway Gas Tank Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 53' 0.09"
Latitude: N54° 38' 22.73"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Close to the most southerly point in Scotland there is a small beach which is home to, what seems to be some sort of gas tank. This was washed ashore sometime around 96-97. Rumour has it that 3 of these were washed off a ship's deck during a storm. You can see that the tank has had quite a hard time of it over the years, yet the conditions have never been right to for the sea to take it back. I th...


Port Logan Beach

Port Logan Beach Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 57' 37.06"
Latitude: N54° 43' 24.06"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Port Logan once a small fishing village, is now more famous for being the filming location for the BBC series "2000 acres of skye". In the series Portpatrick was meant to be part of the island of Skye in Scotland, where Port Logan (seen here) was meant to be a smaller island off the coast of Skye. The taller building at the end of the row of houses just at the stern of the yaught is the Port Logan...


Corsewall Lighthouse

Corsewall Lighthouse Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 9' 36.3"
Latitude: N55° 0' 22.41"
Taken: 7 years ago.
In 1814, a Kirkman Finley applied to the Trade of Clyde for a lighthouse on Corsill Point. The Northern Lighthouse Board Engineer investigated and made the decision that a light at the entrance of Lochryan in Galloway and also one on the Point of Ayre in the Isle of Man, would be the most beneficial. Robert Stevenson, inspected in December of that year and soon the 30ft tower and house were in the...


Loch Ryan After Sunset

Loch Ryan After Sunset Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 59' 36.31"
Latitude: N54° 54' 54.69"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Loch Ryan is a sea Loch in south west Scotland. The loch acts as a sheltered harbour for the ferries which travel from here to Ireland.Shortly after sunset the sky lit up red, there was not a breath of wind and the water was like a mirror. I had a few moments to set up my camera and capture this amazing sky.


Ballantrae Pier

Ballantrae Pier Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 0' 34.11"
Latitude: N55° 6' 18.06"
Taken: 7 years ago.
When dusk fills every corner of the sky and a golden pathway leads from you all the way to the sun. You experience a small part of what might be called heaven. You're witnessing the event commonly known to noone as solar touch-down.


Ballantrae Pier

Ballantrae Pier Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 0' 35.19"
Latitude: N55° 6' 15.97"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Ballantrae is a village in South Ayrshire in Scotland. From here on clear days you can see Ailsa Craig, Arran and Kintyre.


Ballantrae Sunset

Ballantrae Sunset Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 0' 31.08"
Latitude: N55° 6' 13.88"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Ballantrae is a village in South Ayrshire in Scotland. From here on clear days you can see Ailsa Craig, Arran and Kintyre.


Varyag Monument

Varyag Monument Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 56' 51.16"
Latitude: N55° 9' 48.6"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Here, 500 meters off the coast the Russian cruiser Varyag, which won glory in the Russo - Japanese war of 1904 - 1905, found its last resting place.More information here


Hadyard Hill Wind Farm

Hadyard Hill Wind Farm Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 44' 28.02"
Latitude: N55° 13' 8.53"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Hadyard Hill wind farm consists of 52 turbines and has a total power output of 120 megawatts. The wind farm is owned and operated by Scottish & Southern.


Barr Church

Barr Church Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 42' 47.88"
Latitude: N55° 12' 37.71"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Barr is a village in Ayrshire in Scotland. This church, (built in 1878) was built to replace the original church which had been built in 1653.


Glentrool Logging

Glentrool Logging Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 32' 47.98"
Latitude: N55° 4' 52.56"
Taken: 7 years ago.
An area of forest is clear felled over several months. Here you can see the logs ready to get loaded onto trucks


Portpatrick Island

Portpatrick Island Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 7' 8.31"
Latitude: N54° 50' 28.55"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Portpatrick, once famous as a fishing village, now it is more famous for its scenery. The village's calendar stays quite well booked summer months with events such as life boat week and a folk festival. The panorama shows how the village looked as the sun set on the 20th of Feb 2010. Within 30 mins of this image being taken the snow clouds finally gave into their own weight and it started sno...


Portpatrick Causeway

Portpatrick Causeway Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 7' 11.78"
Latitude: N54° 50' 29.26"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Portpatrick is a small village in South West Scotland, the village was originally founded on fishing, but it now is more famous as a tourist destination. The focal point of the village is the harbour. Various events take place here through the summer, such as lifeboat week, where one of the main events is the raft race.


Portpatrick Harbour

Portpatrick Harbour Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 7' 9.22"
Latitude: N54° 50' 34.18"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Portpatrick, once famous as a fishing village, now it is more famous for its scenery. The village's calendar stays quite well booked summer months with events such as life boat week and a folk festival. The panorama shows how the village looked as the sun set on the 20th of Feb 2010. Within 30 mins of this image being taken the snow clouds finally gave into their own weight and it started sno...


Portpatrick Promenade

Portpatrick Promenade Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 7' 2.11"
Latitude: N54° 50' 30.99"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Portpatrick is a small village in South West Scotland, the village was originally founded on fishing, but it now is more famous as a tourist destination. The focal point of the village is the harbour. Various events take place here through the summer, such as lifeboat week, where one of the main events is the raft race.


Portpatrick Promenade

Portpatrick Promenade Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 7' 1.74"
Latitude: N54° 50' 30.43"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Portpatrick, once famous as a fishing village, now it is more famous for its scenery. The village's calendar stays quite well booked summer months with events such as life boat week and a folk festival. The panorama shows how the village looked as the sun set on the 20th of Feb 2010. Within 30 mins of this image being taken the snow clouds finally gave into their own weight and it started snowing.


Portpatrick Lighthouse

Portpatrick Lighthouse Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 7' 3.29"
Latitude: N54° 50' 26.14"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Portpatrick is a small village in South West Scotland, the village was originally founded on fishing, but it now is more famous as a tourist destination. The focal point of the village is the harbour. Various events take place here through the summer, such as lifeboat week, where one of the main events is the raft race.


Portpatrick Beach

Portpatrick Beach Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 6' 59.97"
Latitude: N54° 50' 26.28"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Portpatrick, once famous as a fishing village, now it is more famous for its scenery. The village's calendar stays quite well booked summer months with events such as life boat week and a folk festival. The panorama shows how the village looked as the sun set on the 20th of Feb 2010. Within 30 mins of this image being taken the snow clouds finally gave into their own weight and it started sno...


Murray's Monument

Murray's Monument Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 21' 58.36"
Latitude: N55° 1' 4.85"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Murray.s Monument was erected in 1835 in memory of Alexander Murray, a local shepherd boy who later became Professor of Oriental Languages at Edinburgh University.


Portpatrick Cliffs

Portpatrick Cliffs Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 7' 38.13"
Latitude: N54° 50' 46.97"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Portpatrick is a small village in South West Scotland, the village was originally founded on fishing, but it now is more famous as a tourist destination. The focal point of the village is the harbour. Various events take place here through the summer, such as lifeboat week, where one of the main events is the raft race.


Portpatrick Mora Bay

Portpatrick Mora Bay Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 7' 53.34"
Latitude: N54° 51' 6.4"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Mora bay is the landing location of the old Portpatrick to Donaghadee Submarine telegraph. On may 23rd 1853 the William Hutt made its way close to the shore at Mora Bay where the cable was soon landed. The telegraph station still exists and can be seen in this image. Some remains of the cable can be found around the beach area.More Details


Waterfall at Killantringan

Waterfall at Killantringan Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 8' 42.82"
Latitude: N54° 51' 55.89"
Taken: 7 years ago.
A small waterfall near Killantringan Lighthouse in the South West of Scotland.


Killantringan Lighthouse

Killantringan Lighthouse Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 8' 39.29"
Latitude: N54° 51' 42.26"
Taken: 7 years ago.
MV Craigantlet was a British container ship that ran aground on 26 February 1982 at Killantringan Lighthouse in Portamaggie Bay, Wigtownshire in southwestern Scotland. The 800 ton cargo ship was bound to Liverpool from Belfast at the time. The lighthouse keeper raised the alarm, and Craigantlet's crew was rescued via airlift by a Sea King from 829 Squadron based at the stone frigate HMS Gannet...


Glenluce Viaduct

Glenluce Viaduct Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 49' 11.55"
Latitude: N54° 52' 39.94"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Glenluce Viaduct, now disused, was once part of the Portpatrick railway line.


Stranraer Wind Farm

Stranraer Wind Farm Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W5° 5' 48.7"
Latitude: N54° 53' 1.25"
Taken: 7 years ago.
This wind farm was built near Stranraer in Summer 2009. These turbines are very close to the Southern upland way between Portpatrick and Stranraer.


Kirkmadrine Stones

Kirkmadrine Stones Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 59' 16.4"
Latitude: N54° 47' 36.3"
Taken: 7 years ago.
IN THE OLD CHURCH OF KIRKMADRINE in Wigtownshire, and in the safe keeping of H.M. Ministry of Works, there are three inscribed burial stones. They are often described as "the Monogram Stones of Kirkmadrine," and are remarkable for their age and style of sculpture. If the antiquaries are right, they were erected there about A.D. 450, and are the earliest inscribed Christian gravestones in Scotland...


Kirkmadrine Stones

Kirkmadrine Stones Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 59' 17.14"
Latitude: N54° 47' 36.01"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Kirkmadrine Stones is the oldest Christian site on the Rhins of Galloway, an area of South West Scotland. It is thought that a Christian Church was first established here as early as the 5th century.


Newton Stewart Cree River

Newton Stewart Cree River Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 29' 8.11"
Latitude: N54° 58' 0.13"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Newton Stewart is a town in South West Scotland. The River Cree flows through the town before making its way out to sea.


Loch Grannoch

Loch Grannoch Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 16' 32.55"
Latitude: N55° 0' 24.85"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Loch Grannoch is a freshwater loch in the South West of Scotland. Here the surface of the loch is frozen.


Big Water of Fleet Viaduct

Big Water of Fleet Viaduct Country: United Kingdom
Longitude: W4° 15' 8.33"
Latitude: N54° 57' 10.96"
Taken: 7 years ago.
Big Water Of Fleet Viaduct was once part of the Portpatrick railway line.