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Stanley Mills, Perthshire

This evening, I am posting information on a fascinating example of industrial history located on the banks of the River Tay in central Scotland.

Read more on Visit Stanley Mills, Scotland…



Glasgow’s Riverside Museum from Govan

Today, I undertook a photo themed walk around Govan in the West of Scotland.

Very briefly, Govan has a proud shipbuilding heritage which continues today, albeit well below peak levels of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Govan is far removed from tourists’ expectations of lochs, castles, clans, mountainous scenery and whisky distilleries. Here, measurements such as alcohol deaths, life expectancy, youth unemployment and adult unemployment combine to present challenges to lift living standards and prosperity. Population is 30,000.

Read more on Govan: Heritage and Challenges…



Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire, Scotland

This afternoon, the Catswhiskers team visited the Gleneagles Hotel in central Scotland for a celebratory afternoon tea.

Very briefly, Gleneagles is a five-star luxury hotel with three championship golf courses and a spa set in Perthshire, central Scotland.

Read more on Visit Gleneagles, Scotland…