Dumfries and Galloway
Firstly is a view of the older part of the village, set deep in the Lowther Hills. In
the foreground is the Museum of Lead Mining.
The lead mining museum is also a centre for the teaching of gold panning
and has hosted the world gold panning championships as well as the British
and Scottish gold panning championships for many years.
Wanlockhead has the distinction of being the highest village in Scotland.