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Aberfoyle with Ben Lomond is distance.

This evening, I am focusing on Aberfoyle, a popular tourist village in the Trossachs area of Central Scotland, about twenty-six miles north of Glasgow. The name is very old, being derived from the Pictish era (about 1500 years ago) and means ‘pool-mouth’, no doubt influenced by location on banks of the River Forth.

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Falls of Clyde, New Lanark, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on the Falls of Clyde at New Lanark, Scotland. Location is equidistant between Glasgow and Edinburgh being 30 miles S.E. of former and 35 miles S.W. of latter.

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View of Paisley from atop Paisley Abbey, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on the town of Paisley near Glasgow in S.W.Scotland.

Paisley is often overlooked by tourists but does have a lot to offer in form of a long history and association with the textile industry. This is the home of the ‘Paisley Pattern’.

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