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My Latest Work

Hill Fort Bagging in the Scottish Borders

A man discovers several hill forts in a five mile walk from Peebles

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.

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My Previous Work

The Romans, Hadrian’s Wall to Peebles

A man searches for a little known Roman fort in Peeblesshire and investigates the difference between Roman sites on Hadrians Wall and in The Scottish Borders.

Scotland’s Yew Trees

A man searches for Yew trees in the Scottish Borders at the site of a 6th century abbey Old Melrose. None of these Yews have been recorded before.

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

Forgotten Galashiels

A man walks from Galashiels to Clovenfords via the forgotten Blindlee Tower and mysterious Meigle Pots. Also features a clip from “Am no a Grass”

Whytbank Tower – Scottish Borders Haunted Towers

A man investigates the eerie Whytbank Tower, Clovenfords in the Scottish Borders with some alarming results.

Shorts – Scottish Borders Deer

A man gets some lucky footage of a deer near Galashiels in the Scottish Borders

Water Bull of Cauldshiels Loch

We recently sacrificed our new year to camp out and find some crucial evidence for the legend and existence of the “Tarbh Uisge”

The Lowland Clearances – Lost Villages

A man talks about the land clearances of the Scottish Borders in the 18th century, and searches for some of the lost, forgotten villages which these created.

Deep Cave Exploration

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

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”

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My Short Videos

Shorts – Traquair yew forest

A look at the enchanting and magical yew trees on the Traquair house estate in the Scottish Borders.

Shorts – Relics of Roxburgh

The ancient town of Roxburgh lies buried and forgotten. Only 2 stone relics survive from the lost town. A man takes a look at them.

Shorts – Old Drawbridge Galashiels

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

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