Scottish land use from the air

Aerial photography by Richard Cross

Category

Status

Great Map

Eddleston, Scottish Borders

A 50m x 40m scale model of Scotland in the grounds of Barony Castle Hotel near Eddleston in the Scottish Borders. Built 1974 – 1979, rediscovered in 2010 and recently restored.

Brochs

Dun Bhuirgh, Isle of Lewis

Brochs are circular stone structures dating back to the iron age. For a long time they were considered to be defensive but recent studies suggest they were dwellings and a statement of prestige.

Monument

Hopetoun, East Lothian

Standing 95 ft (29 m) high the Hopetoun (Garleton) Monument was erected in 1824 in memory of John Hope, 4th Earl of Hopetoun. There is a similar one in Fife.