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Wanlockhead
The Highest Village In Scotland
Wanlockhead, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

Looking north, towards the church and the main mines.

The old beam engine can be seen on the far left.

The long-distance walking route, The Southern Upland Way runs right through the village and can be seen here across the bottom of the photograph .


Wanlockhead, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

A little closer in, showing more detail.

The Lead Mining Museum is also a centre for the teaching of gold panning and has hosted the World Gold Panning Championships as well as the British and Scottish Gold Panning Championships for many years.


Wanlockhead, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

Wanlockhead has the distinction of being the highest village in Scotland.

In the foreground is the Museum of Lead Mining.


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