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Ayr Beach, S.W. Scotland

Today, Christmas Day, I visited Ayr in S.W. Scotland. Ayr is a pleasant town located about 1 hour SSW of Glasgow.

Ayr has long been popular with holidaymakers aided by its clean, sandy beach and mild climate. The town dates back to medieval times and boasts connections with both Robert Burns (Scotland’s National Poet) and William Wallace ( aka ‘Braveheart’).

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Auld Kirk, Alloway, Scotland


Thisd evening, I am posting information on the ruined Auld Kirk ( old church) at Alloway, Ayrshire, Scotland. This small ruin has achieved great fame and status as a visitor attraction due to connection with poet, Robert Burns who was born a short distance away.

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Tour Group at Burns Cottage, Alloway, Scotland

This morning, I collected guests from central Glasgow and then embarked on a tour as follows:

  • First to Rutland Crescent, Glasgow, a site where an ancestor ┬álived. Now much changed with modern housing.

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