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Hiking Group at Carmunnock, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting images and information on today’s group hike around parts of South Glasgow, Scotland. The route commenced in the village of Carmunnock then to Cathkin Braes and on to Cathcart via Linn Park.

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh

This morning, I collected two guests from central Glasgow and then embarked on a Mackintosh, architecture themed tour of Glasgow.

Introduction

Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) was an outstanding architect and designer who pioneered the Modern Movement. He was famous for designing every aspect of a project down to such details as cutlery, furniture and light fittings.

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Broadway Tower

This evening, I am posting information on Broadway Tower, a folly (no functional use) which dates from 1789 and reaches a height of 1024 feet (312 metres), the second highest vantage point in the Cotswolds.

Read more on Visit Broadway Tower, Visit Cotswolds…