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My Latest Work

Heritage trees of Scotland

A man and his daughter search for heritage trees of Scotland in the grounds of Traquair house in the Scottish Borders

Deep Cave Exploration

A man searches for a mysterious cave on the Scottish Borders East coast.

Oldest apple tree in UK??

A man searches for a crab apple tree, in the Scottish Borders, rumoured to be one of the oldest in the UK.

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My Previous Work

Crossing the Anglo-Scots Border

A man searches for a mysterious, eerie tunnel which bores through the cliffs at the eastern extremity of the Scottish / English Border.

Norham Castle – Not what we expected

A recent visit to Norham Castle turned out “not what we expected”.

Borders Monoliths & Hillforts

A man finds a strange hidden monolith in the Peebles area of the Scottish Borders then goes looking for the place where it’s builders lived!!

Sunrise and Spirits

A man climbs the Eildon Hills in the Scottish Borders to witness the sunrise and find the mountain spirit.

Strange site, Scottish Borders

A man surveys a site near Newcastleton in the Scottish Borders, containing a stone circle, castle ruins and numerous other ditches

Hindhope Linn waterfall

A man looks at Hindhope Linn waterfall and the enchanting forest it cascades through, in Northern England.

Braw Lads Gathering Galashiels 2019

All the Scottish Border towns have “Common Ridings” or Gatherings each summer to commemorate the history and traditions of each place. The horse has been an integral part of Border culture since the Reiving times.

William Wallace – Galashiels first braw lad???

A man investigates Scottish freedom fighter William Wallace’s links to the Borders town of Galashiels.

Borders Legends – The Battle of Degsastan

A man searches for the legendary site of the Battle of Degsastan in the Scottish Borders, with some dramatic results.

Group Speaking

I am also available to provide talks for groups who are interested in the history of the Borders Region.

“As you can see, Mark has a real passion for the unknown and forgotten history and presents his videos in a unique way to engage an audience and bring a fun way of keeping the Borders Spirit alive”

To find out more

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My Short Videos

Shorts – Warrior’s Rest

A look at 3 mysterious standing stones in the Yarrow Valley, Scottish Borders….what do they mean??

Shorts – Old Drawbridge Galashiels

A man hunts for evidence of an ancient drawbridge in Galashiels.

Shorts – Buzzard

While out filming I get a lucky shot of a buzzard

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