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Wild violets at Loudon Hill, Scotland

This evening, I am reporting on today’s small group hike around the Irvine Valley and Loudon Hill  in Ayrshire, S.W. Scotland a prominent geological feature on the local landscape which is positioned in a direct line south of Glasgow and just three miles from Darvel.

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DELAYED BLOG POST FROM APRIL 8TH 2016

Replica Viking Longship, Largs, Scotland

This morning. we departed lodgings in Glasgow, S.W. Scotland and then drove to Largs on the Ayrshire Coast.Largs is a pleasant small town, popular with tourists, and conscious of its Viking heritage. Close to Largs was fought a sea battle in 1263 between the Norse and Scots in which the latter prevailed and thus secured control over Western Scotland and islands. At Largs can be found the Vikingar! Visitor Centre with replica longboat and the Pencil Monument on the coast which records the battle.

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Main Street, Dunlop with Parish Church in distance

This evening, I am posting information on the attractive village of Dunlop which lies about nineteen miles S.W. of Glasgow in S.W. Scotland.

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