Industrial Heritage

Driving Route

Industrial Heritage


Discover our industrial past by visiting museums and the physical remenants.

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What you'll see

Union Chain Bridge - Berwick upon Tweed

Low Level Walks

Crossing the historic Union Chain Bridge takes you onto a circular route in the English borders

Pease Bridge - Cocksburnpath


Once was the world's highest bridge

Tonderghie Mary Mine - Isle of Whithorn

Ancient, Industrial, Ruins

At Tonderghie there is evidence of 18th and 19th Century copper mining.

Woodhead Lead Mine - Carsphairn


The ruins of Woodhead Lead Mine sit to the west of Carsphairn. It is a unique example of a mine developed, financed and worked by…

Loch Ken Viaduct - Loch Ken


Built in 1860 for £12,288, the Loch Ken Viaduct was opened for the railway in 1861. It's the oldest surviving bridge of its type in…

Museum of Lead Mining - Wanlockhead

Industrial, Museums & Exhibitions

Learn about the social and industrial history of the lead mining industry. Tours of the cottages, Miners' Library and Lochnell Mine plus a Tearoom and…

Wanlockhead Beam Engine - Wanlockhead


Witness a true industrial relic: the only reasonably complete water-powered beam pumping machine in Britain.