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Guided Tours - Group Speaker

My Latest Work

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!!

History During Lockdown

A man finds some interesting history on his doorstep during lock-down!

Top Borders Books – Facebook Live Stream

My Facebook live video from 2nd April 2020 discussing my favourite books from the Scottish Borders

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My Previous Work

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.

The Legend of the Black Dwarf

A man searches for evidence that Sir Walter Scott’s novel “the Black Dwarf” was based on a real man who lived in the Scottish Borders

Shorts- Cheviots war Graves

We look at some international pilot’s war graves in a remote corner of the Cheviot Hills, North England.

Border Reivers Social Isolation

A man searches for an old Border Reiver tower deep in the forests of the Tweed valley in the Scottish Borders.

The Lammas Tide

A man investigates the battle of Otterburn from 1388. Tracing the footsteps of James Douglas and makes a rather macabre discovery

Scottish Borders Caves

A mans childish obsession with finding caves and singing about them continues.

Real Scottish Borders Mermaids

A man investigates the mysterious Mermaids Well and Mermaids Pool in the Scottish Borders with disturbing results.

Hermitage Castle ghost??

A man unwittingly captures a strange figure on film at Hermitage Castle while filming a video about the Borders Reivers.

Discover Scottish Borders Meets Borders College

Mark met students from Borders college studying Scottish Borders History and took them to a scary and dark place…..

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- Cheviots war Graves

We look at some international pilot’s war graves in a remote corner of the Cheviot Hills, North England.

Shorts – The Bruce left his mark

We look at Norham church and the scars left there by Robert the Bruce

Shorts – Old Drawbridge Galashiels

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

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