Find any address on the map of Scotland or calculate your itinerary to and from Scotland, find all the tourist attractions and Michelin Guide restaurants in Scotland. Connected by lovely russet-hued sandstone bridges which straddle the grassy banks of the River Nith, this former royal burgh has an interesting history and special connection to Robert Burns. In the southern , a form of Anglo-Saxon feudalism gradually took hold, where royalty shares power with nobility, who in turn allowed common people serfs to farm their land. Orkney Come to Orkney for the wildlife, the beaches and the history, and we reckon that you'll fall for the culture and the creativity too. Whether you're visiting for a few days whilst touring Scotland or staying for a longer spell, the island has countless ways to enchant you, with its mountain ranges, miles of dramatic coastline and captivating history.
So you have your map, your compass, your walking boots and midgie repellent. Even in that localized defeat, still ruled most of Britannia, but victorious Scotland would not accept that concept. The Lowlander tribal groups fought it, but soon capitulated, thus making way for their powerful family clans to form. They are covered at 1:2500 developed areas only from the 1890s. Explore a thriving culinary scene, lively pubs and bars, great shops and the spread of galleries and cultural attractions, all set close to the pretty banks of the River Ness. This means that cities and towns may fall within the boundaries of a number of civil parishes, all of which will require to be searched independently. About Scotland Scotland is the most northern country in the United Kingdom.
Ordnance Survey maps enable users to find or give the location of places by means of the Grid Reference System, which is explained on each map. After continually punishing the English on many fronts, Wallace, a brave and patriotic man to the end, was captured and executed drawn and quartered by the English in London in 1305. Located off the western mainland, it's the third largest island in Scotland and one of the most accessible, being served by three ferries. The plans collection is a very diverse one. If we are unable to make a plan available in this way owing to its condition, or for technical, ownership or copyright reasons, it may be possible to inspect the original plan at the Plans Unit at Thomas Thomson House, on a Wednesday morning or afternoon, by appointment with the Historical Search Room. Fishing Maps of Scotland Site Contents Ordnance Survey Maps of Scotland The most useful of the Ordnance Survey O. This scale is very useful for all types of research, but especially place-name research.
Roam around 'Big Tree Country', scale Highland peaks, try thrilling watersports and explore Scotland's 'Fair City'. They are ideal for planning trips in advance, or taking with you to help you find secret beaches and hidden landscapes. We will advise you on whether copies may be made of particular plans and any other restrictions, such as the need to obtain the permission of the owner and copyright holder. Loch Ness Highlands This beautiful loch is shrouded in mystery, all thanks to a long, thin green creature that circles the deep waters, occasionally raising her head above the water for a picture. Place name information is similar to 6-inch maps, but this scale gives more detail of individual buildings and is better for towns. The motorway network runs across the central belt, with major links further north to Aberdeen and south to England. County Series maps 6-inch and 25-inch From the 1840s to the 1940s, each county was surveyed and numbered separately the County Series.
In addition to the information provided on this website, I would recommend that anyone planning a fishing or walking trip in Scotland should equip themselves with a compass and the appropriate Ordnance Survey map. Shipbuilding Plans We hold some shipbuilding plans. It goes without saying that Nessie is our favourite monster, but the place where she lives is even more fascinating. Lerwick Shetland The only proper town in Shetland, Lerwick is a standalone gem. At county boundaries, several sheets from different counties may be required to make up one map sheet number. Landowners forced tenants off the land the Highland Clearances , establishing large cattle and sheep farms. Custom Made maps are ideal where the area covers two or more standard maps, for gifts or as a memento or your last adventure.
Glencoe village is picturesquely set between the banks of Loch Leven and the mouth of the famous glen. The town offers panoramic views out across the North Sea and is famous for its historic university, medieval streets, gorgeous traditional buildings and, of course, its world-famous golf courses. Our website works on all computers, and all browsers — no specialist software is needed. . It's only land border is with England to the South.
See also for detailed reduced survey maps covering the whole of Scotland, relating particularly to the fishing lochs and rivers of Scotland. Collections which relate to west of Scotland shipbuilders are held elsewhere. Kirkwall Orkney Orkney's bustling capital is an ancient Norse town, standing at the divide between the East and West Mainland. Maps from the 1st survey are sometimes called the 'Parish edition', as each parish was issued separately. Where a plan has not already been imaged, we will aim to make an image available in the Historical Search Room within ten working days of the request being accepted. Owing to their size and varied formats, plans require special storage conditions. Rights of way and over 100 types of topographical detail are shown, including viewpoints, footpaths, streams, woods, crags, contours, stately homes, parking places, bus and coach stations, camping and caravan sites and ancient monuments and buildings.
Copla ltd is a limited company registered in England and Wales. During the Industrial Revolution of 18th and 19th centuries, Scotland became a regional commercial power. Scotland is certainly one of the most enchanting places on our planet, and a magnet for visitors in both ancient times as well as the 21st century. With a proud maritime heritage and the ancient Norse roots, this settlement has grown slowly but surely and is now a bustling port for trade, business and visitors to the isles. Online you can view an edition of these maps with and the of the 1920s. With every order we automatically offer 6 free prints of your map in addition to your electronic copy, just select the tick box when ordering.