Lockerbie is a town in south Scotland,
26 miles north of Carlisle,
under 1 mile off the A74 / M6 motorway.
The town is now best known for the Pan Am
Jumbo Jet crash in December 1988.
See also a large Click On Map for the
area Top Attractions.
Lockerbie grew around travel between
Scotland and England, with the original main
road and railway running through the town. The
town still has a good selection of hotels for
The image top is of the High Street laid out
in the 1730s by the Johnston family, local
The Town Hall was completed in 1880 of a
local red sand stone. In front of the town hall
is the War Memorial, also a number of sheep
statues, designed by Fife sculptor David
Annand. The sheep celebrate the fact Lockerbie
has had the largest lamb market in Scotland
since the 1700s.
The Local Red
Sandstone was quarried for buildings in the
area, Glasgow, Edinburgh and the steps of the
Statue of Liberty at New York.
The Kings Arms Hotel is situated by the Town
Hall, one of the oldest building in the town
from the 1600s. The hotel has been used by many
famous people such as Bonnie Prince Charlie in
1745, and Sir Walter Scott in 1813.
Church is situated by the Kings Arms Hotel,
one of four interesting churches in the town.
Dryfesdale Parish Church was completed in 1898
on the site of an earlier church, with many
graves around the church from before 1898. The
church has an impressive interior to view,
although it is not always open.
Club is situated on the hills at the east
side of the town, under one mile from the town
centre. This is a scenic parks course that
welcomes visitors with reasonable green
Tundergarth Church is situated under
3 miles southeast of Lockerbie, high in the
hills, 500 yards from where the nose cone of
Pan Am 103 landed. The small building at the
church holds the Book of Remembrance. Large
images can be found using the Large Images link
at the top of this page. Map
The Sherwood Crescent Memorial is situated
on the west side of Lockerbie, just off the
southwest side of the High Street. This is
where the two wings of the aircraft landed,
destroying a number of houses and killing 11
The memorial stone with a plaque is situated
in gardens where the houses were destroyed. The
gardens are easily missed as they are
surrounded by trees, and there is little
parking. Some of the residents in the area
opposed the memorial as they believe the many
visitors make it harder for them to get over
Dryfesdale Cemetery with the main memorial
for the Pan Am crash victims is situated one
mile west of Lockerbie, next to the A709 road
that runs between Lockerbie, Lochmaben and
Dumfries. The cemetery has a Lodge
Visitor Centre. Map
The memorial is situated at the far end of
the cemetery, in the are now known as the
Lockerbie Garden of
Remembrance. The main memorial holds the
names of the 243 passengers and 16 crew killed
in the disaster.