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The Great Polish Map of Scotland

| Barony Castle Hotel, Eddleston EH45 8QW, Scotland
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Amazing

An extraordinary historic map. Situated in fantastic, lovely woodland paths. Boards with map... read more

Reviewed today
דריוש פדר ד
Been waiting to see this.

Great to see this historic map refurbished. Would love to see it from a higher viewpoint... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
zilsniggy
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Kilbirnie, United Kingdom
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The largest 3 dimensional terrain relief model in the world. View the whole of Scotland from a scale altitude of 45,000 metres.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“worth a visit” (14 reviews)
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| Barony Castle Hotel, Eddleston EH45 8QW, Scotland
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"viewing platform"
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"barony castle"
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"worth a visit"
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"great polish"
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"restoration work"
in 6 reviews
"piece of history"
in 5 reviews
"under renovation"
in 4 reviews
"interesting history"
in 6 reviews
"hotel grounds"
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"walk round the grounds"
in 2 reviews
"former glory"
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"adjacent hotel"
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"world war"
in 3 reviews
"relief map"
in 4 reviews
"aerial view"
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"german invasion"
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Reviewed today

An extraordinary historic map. Situated in fantastic, lovely woodland paths. Boards with map stories. Viewpoint next to the map.

Thank דריוש פדר ד
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great to see this historic map refurbished. Would love to see it from a higher viewpoint. Interesting info boards around to interpret the map.

Thank zilsniggy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

An extraordinary amount of effort apparently went into creating what looks like grey blobs of concrete. I thought that without the thorough explanation of the map around the display it would have been difficult to work out what it was.This is obviously ungracious on my...More

Thank mc m
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful piece of history. Well worth a visit. We visited a few years ago during it's restoration. What a difference. Situated in lovely woodland walks.

Thank Ken S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely laid out and information boards are displayed around the map. Raised area for overview of map.

Thank Steven H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This presentation of Scotland is fabulous and the attached history makes it a great sight to see for all, young and old.

Thank John J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently I have taken a interest in Scottish-Polish links after finding out about the Polish soldiers that were stationed in Scotland during research for a article I wrote on Scottish-Ukrainian links, and the Great Polish Map of Scotland was something that really took my interest....More

Thank wanderer_scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Based in the grounds of the Barony Castle Hotel, this is a really excellent piece of Art built by Polish workers. The only minor issue is that the viewing platform sould be even higher to get the proper perspective nut it is worth seeing.

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We stayed down the road in the Horseshoe Inn in Eddleston and wondered what this was about. I had read a bit about it being in the grounds of Barony Castle but was quite suprised at the size and the story behing it's existence. Much...More

Thank BobnBarbD
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Definitely worth seeing if your staying at the hotel. We think that they have missed out the Orkneys?

Thank patcf100
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