Bracklinn Falls

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The Bracklinn Falls are a series of waterfalls north-east of Callander, Scotland on the course of the Keltie Water, where the river crosses the Highland Boundary Fault.[1]

In 2004, a long-standing steel footbridge over the falls was washed away by severe floods. In October 2010, a new, 20-tonne wood-and-copper footbridge, spanning 20m across a very deep gorge, was hauled into place by hand because the location made it impossible to use a crane.[2] In July 2011, this new bridge won an award at the International Footbridge Awards.[3]

The falls were seen in the 1975 British comedy film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

See also[edit]

Media related to Bracklinn Falls, Callander at Wikimedia Commons

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 scale Explorer map series, sheets 309-470
  2. ^ "Bracklinn Falls Bridge hauled over gorge by hand". BBC News Scotland. 2010-10-08. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
  3. ^ "Bracklinn Falls Bridge wins international award". BBC News Scotland. 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2011-07-10.

Coordinates: 56°14′59″N 4°11′18″W / 56.24963°N 4.18844°W / 56.24963; -4.18844