Archives for November 2008

The Northern Viaducts – Upper Eden Valley

Starting at Hartley Quarry on the outskirts of Kirkby Stephen the history trail follows the trackbed of the former Stainmore Railway crossing the two … [Read more...]





Queen Victoria Monument – Victoria Park – Carlisle

Standing high on a pedestal overlooking a former rubbish tip in Carlisle is the iconic figure of Queen Victoria. With Orb in one hand and … [Read more...]





A walk around Sanquhar – Dumfrieshire

Take a walk around Sanquhar, saddled across the A76 commuter route to Kilmarnock and you will come across some fantastic local heritage. Clicking … [Read more...]





Sanquhar monument

Sanquhar, situated in the northwestern part of the county of Dumfriesshire is, from the casual observer,  yet another town on the busy A76 commuter … [Read more...]