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Scottish Borders, Scotland

Scott's View

This picturesque view of the Scottish Borders was beloved by Sir Walter Scott.
Melrose, Scotland

Robert the Bruce's Heart

The heart of a Scottish legend had a centuries-long journey before reaching its final resting place.
Haddington, Scotland

St Martin’s Kirk

These ruins of a medieval church are full of architectural mysteries.
Dunbar, Scotland

'The Fishermen's Monument'

This 19th-century monument served an important purpose for fishermen thanks to its built-in barometer.
Dunbar, Scotland

John Muir's Birthplace

The small Scottish townhouse where the "Father of the National Parks" was born.
East Linton, Scotland

Phantassie Doocot

A curious structure built just for the birds.
Wallyford, Scotland

Wallyford 'Miner's Stone'

This carved memorial is dedicated to the miners who died working in the town's collieries.
Wallyford, Scotland

Battle of Pinkie Cleugh Memorial Stone

This memorial commemorates a defining 16th-century battle between English and Scottish forces.
Wallyford, Scotland

Crookston School

This former school is now abandoned and a canvas for graffiti artists.
Seton Mains, Scotland

Seton Collegiate Church

The ruins of a 15th-century church once home to priests who prayed for a single family's salvation.
Prestonpans, Scotland

Preston Market Cross

Reportedly the "most handsome" market cross in Scotland.
Prestonpans, Scotland

Prestonpans Murals

The medley of artwork tells the history of this Scottish town.
North Berwick, Scotland

St Andrew's Kirk Ports

The ruins of the second of three churches dedicated to the saint in a touristic Scottish town.
East Lothian, Scotland

Bass Rock

This tiny island is home to the world's largest colony of Northern gannets.
North Berwick, Scotland

Ruins of Tantallon Castle

The one-time stronghold of the noble Douglas family, now home to ghost sightings and nesting birds.
Dunbar, Scotland

Belhaven Bridge

At high tide this strange footbridge appears to have no purpose whatsoever.
Dunbar, Scotland

Dunbar Outdoor Pool Remains

This Scottish bay still reveals evidence of its days as a seaside swimming pool.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Glasgow Necropolis

"Respectful to the dead, safe and sanitary to the living, dedicated to the Genius of Memory..."
Glasgow, Scotland

Cranhill Water Tower

Water-themed sculptures guard this unusually square structure.
Glasgow, Scotland

Buffalo Bill Statue

This monument dedicated to the legendary American showman can be found in Scotland's largest city.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Trongate Cherub

An angelic, yet demonic-looking figurine presides over one of Glasgow's most ancient streets.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Drying Green

The old tradition of drying laundry on poles in the public green is still guaranteed by Glasgow city law.
Glasgow, Scotland

Templeton on the Green

The former home of the world-famous Templeton Carpet Factory.
Glasgow, Scotland

Nelson Monument Glasgow

One of the first monuments dedicated to the accomplishments of the great Vice Admiral, Horatio Nelson.