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Gartmorn Dam Country Park

Gartmorn Dam
©2016 Gazetteer for Scotland

Gartmorn Dam

A country park and local nature reserve to the east of Sauchie in Clackmannanshire, Gartmorn Dam Country Park includes the oldest man-made reservoir still operating in Scotland and incorporates facilities for picnicking, fishing, bird-watching and walking. The Gartmorn reservoir was built in 1713 by the Earl of Mar in an ambitious scheme to use water power to drive pumps in his coal mines.


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