One of the most scenic national ploughing matches ever to be held in Scotland attracted thousands of spectators to the “golden fringe” of the East Neuk over the weekend.
Scottish Ploughing Championships
Ploughmen describe the deep loamy soil around St Monans as “God’s land”, and next weekend 165 of them will think they’re in heaven when they get the chance to turn over some of the country’s finest acres.
Exactly 200 years after Scots inventor James Small began his pioneering work to develop the modern plough the Scottish Ploughing Championships held its first contest.
Laurencekirk ploughman David Carnegie has one again lifted the supreme title at the 2016 Scottish Ploughing Championships.
Ploughing enthusiasts from across the country travelled to Moray this weekend for the 53rd annual Scottish Ploughing Championships.