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Delve into Philiphaugh in United Kingdom

Philiphaugh in the region of Scotland is a city in United Kingdom - some 301 mi or ( 484 km ) North-West of London , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Philiphaugh

Current time in Philiphaugh is now 11:41 AM (Friday) . 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: Walkerburn, Torwoodlee, Stirling, Sheffield, and Roberton. While being here, make sure to check out Walkerburn . 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 Philiphaugh ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Selkirk Common Riding 2009

1:18 min by Ash Midcalf
Views: 1387 Rating: 5.00

The annual Border Common Ridings are a stunning mounted spectacle packed with heart-stirring music and song. Homecoming year extends the invitation to Border Scots throughout the world to return to th ..

Selkirk Common Riding at Edinburgh Tattoo August 1978

6:16 min by Keith Rodgerson
Views: 955 Rating: 5.00

Poor VHS quality but worth preserving as it is the only time that the Royal Burgh Flag has been cast away from Selkirk. George Rodgerson is Standard Bearer at Edinburgh Tattoo. ..

Wollrig Cottage, Nr Ashkirk, Scottish Borders Self catering holiday accommodation

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A real little picture-book house tucked away in the Border hills, with a stream tumbling through the garden and under a picturesque little hump-backed bridge, Wollrig Cottage is sure to delight those ..

Selkirk Common Riding 2012 /1 Gavin Henderson Casts the Royal Burgh Flag

1:33 min by Keith Rodgerson
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Gavin Henderson casts the Royal Burgh of Selkirk flag at Selkirk Common Riding 15th June 2012 Please ask the Committee to announce and introduce the Standard Bearers in future. ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Philiphaugh is a village by the Yarrow Water, on the outskirts of Selkirk, in the Scottish Borders. Places nearby include Bowhill, Broadmeadows, the Ettrick Water, Ettrickbridge, Lindean, Salenside, Yarrowford and the Yair Forest. Originally referred to as the land owned as part of Philiphaugh Estate, the name is today more commonly used to describe the most southern parts of Selkirk. Philiphaugh rugby ground is the home of Selkirk Rugby Club.

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Located at 55.54 -2.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Districts in Scotland, Eildon, Villages in the Scottish Borders

Battle of Philiphaugh

The Battle of Philiphaugh was fought on 13 September 1645 during the Civil War near Selkirk in the Scottish Borders. The Royalist army of the Marquess of Montrose was destroyed by the Covenanter army of Sir David Leslie, restoring the power of the Committee of Estates.

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Located at 55.54 -2.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1645 in Scotland, Battles of the Scottish Civil War, Conflicts in 1645, Inventory of Historic Battlefields in Scotland, Scottish Borders history


Carterhaugh is a wood and farm near the confluence of the Yarrow Water and the Ettrick Water near Selkirk in the Scottish Borders. This real location is the fictional setting for the meeting between Tam Lin and Janet (sometimes Margaret) in the ballad "Tam Lin". Some researchers of the Tam Lin ballad equate Carterhaugh with Carter Bar in the Cheviot Hills on the border of Scotland and England.

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Located at 55.53 -2.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Yarrow Valley

Bowhill House

Bowhill House is a historic house near Bowhill at Selkirk in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland. It is a member of the Historic Houses Association, and is one of the homes of the Duke of Buccleuch. The house is protected as a Category A listed building, and the grounds are listed on the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland. Bowhill was built in 1708 by John, Lord Bowhill. His brother William Murray had bought the land earlier in 1690.

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Located at 55.54 -2.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in the Scottish Borders, Category A listed buildings in Scotland, Clan Scott, Country houses in Scotland, Houses in Scotland, Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes, Listed buildings in the Scottish Borders, Listed houses in Scotland

Philiphaugh Stadium

Philiphaugh is a rugby union ground in the Royal Burgh of Selkirk, Scotland with a capacity of approximately 6,000. It is the home of Selkirk Rugby Football Club, who currently play in Scottish Hydro Electric Premiership Division One and the Border League. Rugby was first recorded being played in the town of Selkirk in 1877, not far from the ground's current site. However it was Selkirk Cricket Club who first used the current pitch, before moving to larger premises.

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Located at 55.55 -2.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Rugby union stadiums in Scotland, Sports venues in the Scottish Borders