Lockerbie (Scottish Gaelic: Logarbaidh) is a small town in Dumfries and Galloway, most famous as the setting for the tragic 1988 crash of Pan Am flight 103, following the detonation of a bomb on board.

Lockerbie Town Hall

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Lockerbie is just off the A74(M) which links Glasgow with Carlisle and the south.

55.1231-3.35411 Lockerbie station is served primarily by First Transpennine Express trains from Manchester Airport to Glasgow and Edinburgh via Carlisle. Occasional Virgin trains may be available from London Euston and Birmingham but trains to these destinations usually require a change at Carlisle. Lockerbie is about an hour by train from both Glasgow and Edinburgh and about 2 hours 15 minutes from Manchester (another 15 minutes gets you to Manchester Airport)

Map of Lockerbie

  • 55.1155-3.37821 Dryfesdale Lodge Visitors’ Centre. Mar-Sep 10.00 -16.00, Oct 11.00 – 15.00. An exhibition on the history of Lockerbie, and of Flight 103. The memorial garden is nearby 
  • 55.09962-3.367061 Hallmuir P.O.W. Chapel (About 1 mile from Lockerbie). Built by Ukrainians who came to Scotalnd from Italy in 1947. 
  • 55.12165-3.355031 Lockerbie Air Disaster Memorial Window (Lockerbie Town Hall). office hours. 

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