NT5533 : The Eildon Hills, Sir Walter Scott's favourite view

taken 11 years ago, near to Newstead, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

The Eildon Hills, Sir Walter Scott's favourite view.
The Eildon Hills, Sir Walter Scott's favourite view.
Stories abound about this ancient home of the Votadini. Fairies inhabit the hill and the Fairy Queen plucked Thomas of Ercildune away to Fairy land. Thomas (the Rhymer) later related his experiences before returning to fairy land forever.

Photograph taken from Scott's View in NT5934
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NT5533, 43 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 24 November, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 29 January, 2008
Category
Hills   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5561 3311 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:35.3754N 2:42.3507W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5946 3400
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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