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 by the Town Hall,
one of the oldest buildings 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 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 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 fees.
Tundergarth Church is under 3 miles
southeast of Lockerbie, high in the hills, 500
yards from where the nose cone of Pan Am 103
landed. A 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 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 residents.
The Memorial Stone with a Plaque is 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