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Arran Heritage Museum

This evening, I am posting information on Isle of Arran Heritage Museum near Brodick. Arran is an island located off the coast of S.W.Scotland.

The museum is an excellent facility open March-October each year.

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Launching Skiff at Badentarbat Bay, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the community based activity of coastal rowing which has experienced strong growth following original boat design in 2009 at the Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther, Fife.

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Crosses

Tonight, I am focusing on the ancient Christian crosses on the island of Iona which lies off Scotland’s West Coast.

Video clip of Iona Abbey in context of mainland.


Iona is famous for the connection with St. Columba who arrived on the island in AD 563 and proceeded to build a monastery. Over the succeeding centuries these early foundations proved secure as the ecclesiastical community has survived savage Viking raids and the Reformation. Today, the Abbey is a world-renowned ecumenical centre.

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