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Delve into Backies in United Kingdom

Backies in the region of Scotland is a city in United Kingdom - some 473 mi or ( 761 km ) North of London , the country's capital .

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Current time in Backies is now 09:30 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/London " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Wester Clynekirkton, Torboll, Stirling, Skelbo, and Proncy. While being here, make sure to check out Wester Clynekirkton . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Backies ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Red Deer

0:12 min by riggermortice
Views: 17751 Rating: 4.08

Spent 2 weeks in Brora, Scotland August 2005. Evrey day we would go for a drive to look for deer, saw one or two, then on the final day drove around a corner and stumbled across this lot! Absolutely a ..

A wee drive around Dornoch

4:08 min by mac7172
Views: 9635 Rating: 4.75

A wee run around Dornoch on Sunday the 22nd Oct 2006.. ..

Mein Film von Schottland

13:05 min by Peter Oschwald
Views: 826 Rating: 5.00

Fotos und Videoclips von Vreni's und Peter's Schottlandreise vom 31.7. - 11.8.2011 ..

Amir Baghiri: The City on the Edge of Forever

5:24 min by jambala2000
Views: 814 Rating: 5.00

Amir Baghiri: The City on the Edge of Forever By Charlie Space Music Soundscapes Deep Ambient Star Trek ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Littleferry

The Battle of Littleferry (also known as the Skirmish at Golspie) took place during the Jacobite rising in 1746, just before the Battle of Culloden. Scottish forces loyal to the British government defeated a Scottish Jacobite force.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 57.96 -4.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 1746 in Scotland, 18th-century Scottish clan battles, Clan Mackenzie, Conflicts in 1746

Brora Coalfield

The Brora Coalfield is a coalfield on the east coast of Sutherland in northern Scotland. The 'Brora Main' is a 1m to 1.5m thick seam which has been mined in the Brora area. It is unusual amongst British coalfields in being of Jurassic age rather than Carboniferous. The first seams to be worked were those exposed along the North Sea coast though inland mining began in the early nineteenth century. Mining continued until the 1970s; its principal market being the nearby brickworks.

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Located at 58.01 -3.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Coal mining regions in Scotland, Geography of Highland (council area)

River Brora

The River Brora is an east-flowing river in Sutherland in the Highlands of Scotland which is formed as its headwater streams, the Féith Osdail, Allt Gobhlach and Allt nan Con-uisge meet at Dalnessie before flow southeastwards down Strath Brora to Dalreavoch. The river turns briefly northeast then east and then southeastwrads once again to pass through the three distinct basins of Loch Brora to enter the Moray Firth on the North Sea at the town of Brora.

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Located at 58.02 -3.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Geography of Highland (council area), Rivers of Scotland

Loch Fleet

Loch Fleet is a sea loch on the east coast of Scotland, located between Golspie and Dornoch. It forms the estuary of the River Fleet, a small spate river that rises in the hills east of Lairg.

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Located at 57.95 -4.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Lochs of Highland (council area), National Nature Reserves in Scotland, Protected areas of Highland (council area), Ramsar sites in Scotland, Sea lochs of Scotland, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in South East Sutherland, Special Protection Areas in Scotland

Battle of Skibo and Strathfleet

The Battle of Skibo and Strathfleet was prompted by Clan Donald's invasion of the area around Dornoch in northern Scotland in 1480. Two attacks were repulsed by the local clans of Clan Sutherland and Clan Murray.

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Located at 57.95 -4.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: 1480 in Scotland, 15th-century Scottish clan battles, Clan Donald, Conflicts in 1480, History of the Scottish Highlands