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Ailsa Craig and Ayrshire Coast, Scotland

This evening, I am reporting on today’s trip to Dalgarven Mill Museum of Country Life and Costume, near Kilwinning, Ayrshire about 30 miles S.W. of Glasgow in S.W. Scotland.

Read more on Visit Dalgarven Mill Museum, Visit Ayrshire…

Prestwick Old Parish Church, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on an ancient church in Prestwick, South Ayrshire, S.W. Scotland.

The town of Prestwick has a history dating back to around the 8th century AD, if not earlier. The Old Parish Church probably dates from around the 12th century and was in use until the 1830s. During this long period the form of worship changed from Roman Catholic to Protestant (Presbyterian) as a consequence of the Reformation in 1560. During the 13th century the local monks held the church solely for their own use.

Read more on Visit Prestwick Old Parish Church, Visit Scotland’s Churches…

Prestwick Crest, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Prestwick, a town with population of 15,000 and which sits on the Clyde Coast in Ayrshire, some 34 miles SSW of Glasgow in the West of Scotland.

Read more on Visit Prestwick, Visit Scotland…