Tour Scotland Video Early Winter Drive On Ben Lawers To Bridge Of Balgie Road Highlands



Tour Scotland video of part of an early Winter road trip drive on the single track road, with passing places, from below Ben Lawers mountain to Bridge of Balgie, on visit to the Southern part of the Scottish Highlands of Perthshire, Scotland. Prior to the 14th century this area was part of the lands of Clan MacMillan. The land was confiscated from the Chalmers family in 1473 by King James III and given to Sir Colin Campbell of Glenorchy after Thomas Chalmers was implicated in the murder of King James I. The road while open today is often closed after heavy snowfall. A single track road or one lane road is a road that permits two way travel but is not wide enough in most places to allow vehicles to pass one another, although sometimes two compact cars can pass. This kind of road is common in rural areas across the United Kingdom and elsewhere. The term is widely used in Scotland, particularly in the Highlands and Islands.

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Tour Scotland Video Early Winter Drive on A93 Road Through Glenshee Scottish Highlands



Tour Scotland video of an early Winter road trip drive on the A93 road through Glenshee on visit to the Eastern Highlands of Perthshire, Scotland. The A93 road, part of General Wade's military road from Perth to Fort George, runs north through the glen and on into Glen Beag, where it crosses the Cairnwell Pass, at 2200 feet above sea level the highest public road in the UK. The road climbing to the summit is now wide and straight but until the late 1960s included two notorious hair-pin bends with a 1 in 3 (33%) gradient known as the Devil's Elbow.

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Tour Scotland Video Fireworks Display 2017 Winter Christmas Lights Switch On Perth Perthshire



Tour Scotland video of the Fireworks display at the 2017 Winter Christmas Lights Switch On by the River Tay on visit to Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.

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Tour Scotland Autumn Video Loch Rannoch Highland Perthshire



Tour Scotland Autumn video of Loch Rannoch on ancestry visit to Highland Perthshire, Scotland. The Robertsons were the chief clan in Rannoch in the old days, owning much land, including all the south side of the loch, in Gaelic, Slios Garbh, meaning “ the Rough Side ’. One of their most warlike chiefs was Alexander Struan Robertson. He took part in all three Stewart Rebellions. He led his clan in 1689 at Killiecrankie, then in 1715 at Sherrifmuir, where he was captured, and in 1745 at Preston Pans, from where he returned triumphant in the captured coach of Sir John Cope, the enemy general. There is a sad spot on the north side of Loch Rannoch known as the Grove of the Hanging Trees, for many unfortunate MacDonald clansmen met their deaths on these oaks. The last of many was Donald Ban who was hanged there in 1745 by the government troops for cattle thieving, finally quelling the lawless clans of Rannoch. This is a large loch running east to west and extending to ten miles in length and just over a mile at it widest. The small village of Kinloch Rannoch lies at the eastern end of the loch.

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Tour Scotland Video Bagpipes And Tribal Drums Music City Centre Perth Perthshire



Tour Scotland video of the bagpipes and Tribal drums music of Clanadonia in the city centre on visit to Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. Clanadonia are the greatest tribal drum and pipe band to come out of Glasgow.

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Tour Scotland Video Council Offices At Night In Perth Perthshire



Tour Scotland night video the current Perth and Kinross council headquarters which are located at the bottom of the High Street near Tay Street by the River Tay on visit to Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. The building was originally erected as the Head Office of the General Accident Fire and Life Association Corporation Limited in 1899 and officially opened in 1901. It is now the headquarters of Perth & Kinross Council. The building was closed for re-wiring and refurbishment in 2015/2016 and reopened in early 2017. Many public enquiries and council services are handled from the nearby Pullar House at Mill Street.

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