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The Great Polish Map of Scotland

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Well worth stopping if passing

An amazing piece of workmanship with a fascinating story behind it. Don’t understand how being from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Neil T
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An Amazing piece of work

This is a short visit but well worth it if you are in the area. You park in the hotel grounds and... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Andyabz
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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.
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| Barony Castle Hotel, Eddleston EH45 8QW, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you're going past this way it's worth a stop but although it is interesting, it's a 10 minute thing at most so don't drive miles only for this.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing piece of workmanship with a fascinating story behind it. Don’t understand how being from the Edinburgh/Lothians area I hadn’t heard about this sooner. Would highly recommend if you’re in the area and hopefully funds can be raised to make a higher viewing platform...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Neil T
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

A must if you are in or around Eddleston. Up the main drive to Barony Castle. You can have a lovely walk and then pop in for afternoon tea in a nice setting. The is a stand at the to so you can get a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

Totally rubbish ...waste of a day ....don’t go stay away from this ugly lump of stuff not even good to look at ...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ray M
MapaScotland, Public Relations Manager at The Great Polish Map of Scotland, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

This contributor has shown that he has no interest in local history, cartography, creativity or the value of objective reviews. We invite readers to visit and decide whether they share his view.

Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

A Polish guy wants to make a concrete map of Scotland. It must have been a huge job but if is just a heap of concrete.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TroelsJ61
MapaScotland, Guest Relations Manager at The Great Polish Map of Scotland, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

A bleak observation telling more about the author than the subject.

Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Visited the Polish Map Of Scotland at Barony Castle. What a wonderful piece of history. Maybe could do with a little colour, but when you think of the love and passion that has gone into the building of this, map and the information written, it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ericamb
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Well worth the trip to get a look at this 'work of art' by polish people in the borders. Enter in to the hotel car park as it lies behind the main building in the grounds at the rear.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Allan C
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We were passing Barony Castle so stopped in to view the Polish Map of Scotland. Only takes 15-20 minutes to read all of the information and have a good look around, it was free so we can’t complain but it would have been better if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jamie-and-Heather
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

This is a short visit but well worth it if you are in the area. You park in the hotel grounds and it’s a short easy walk on a path / bridge over a small ravine to get there. Yes, to see it as a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andyabz
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Interesting history of this oddity gift to Scotland/ tourist attraction by the Polish owner of the Barony hotel in whose grounds this map resides. It is under reconstruction but you can see what it is meant to be

Date of experience: September 2018
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