Failte! It is
in The Clyde Valley, The Garden of Scotland.
You are Exploring
Scotland - The Clyde Valley
The heritage site about Balfron, Stirlingshire.
Your site could be here!
famed for It's People!
has been a home to people for centuries. There is evidence that
Biggar Common was inhabited in the Stone Age, long before the
time of William Wallace's battles for freedom.
Brig, which legend associates with William Braveheart
Wallace's espionage activities in the 13th Century. Wallace
is just one of the historic figures associated with Biggar.
figures from the time of William Braveheart Wallace
have connections with Biggar. Legend tells how one dark
night Wallace himself dressed up as a pedlar and crossed
Cadger's Brig to spy on the enemy English camp. He is alleged
to have achieved a victory within the burgh. One thing is
certain - William Wallace was familiar with the surrounding
area, having spent a fair amount of his time in Lanark
to the West of Biggar.
Prince Charlie is another of the Scottish heros associated
with Biggar - his army rested in
Biggar in 1746.
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From The Air
is a remarkable collection of aerial photographs by renowned photographer
Colin Baxter. They explore the length and breadth of this rich
and diverse land across the intricate jigsaw of cities, towns
and villages; farms, fields and forests; and over bens, glens
and lochs - an eagle's view of Scotland as never seen before.[col.
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