Tourist Information in Dumfries and Galloway
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Lockerbie Town Information

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Bankshill, Near Lockerbie - Photo: David Morrison
Bankshill, Near Lockerbie - Photo: David Morrison

This market town grew up around the Johnstone Tower, once the local jail. It is famous for sheep sales and a lamb fair held since 1680.

More recently, on 21 December 1988, it was the scene of a horrific plane crash when a Boeing bound for New York was blown up by a terrorist bomb.

All 259 passengers were killed together with 11 local people.