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Buchanan Street, Glasgow, Scotland.

Buchanan Street, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am focusing on Glasgow, Scotland’s largest with a population of about 600,000 and a history dating back about 1500 years to the time of St. Mungo, the Patron Saint of Glasgow.

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Armadale Castle, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Armadale Castle, Isle of Skye, Scotland.

This evening, I am reporting on Armadale Castle on the Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides, Scotland.

Armadale is located on the S.E. tip of Skye and is a berthing point for the ferry which operates between Armadale and Mallaig on the mainland.

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Gilnockie Tower, Canonbie, Scottish Borders

Gilnockie Tower, Canonbie, Scottish Borders.

This afternoon, I am focusing on Gilnockie Tower in the Scottish Borders region. This is the only survivor from around 60-80 stone or wooden towers of similar design in the region of Eskdale, Ewesdale and Liddesdale. The Tower dates from the 16th century and is situated on the west bank of the River Esk. The Tower is privately owned but is cared for by Armstrong Clan Association due to the historic connections with that Clan.

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