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Dunure Harbour, Ayrshire, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on the pleasant coastal village of Dunure in Ayrshire, Scotland. Location is about forty-five miles S.W.of Glasgow.

The name may date back 1500-2000 years and is  probably derived from Dun (=fort) and ure (= yew tree).

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Hiking the Ayrshire Coastal Path, Scotland

This evening, I am reporting on today’s group hike along the Ayrshire Coastal Path starting from Prestwick and ending Troon.Location is about 34 miles S.W. of Glasgow with the Coastal Path following the edge of the Firth of Clyde. Both Prestwick and Troon are home to famous links golf courses with latter, Royal Troon, having hosted the 2016 British Open. On this same coast is Trump Turnberry

Read more on Hike Troon, Scotland…

View North from Greenock

This evening, I am posting information on the Clyde Coast in the West of Scotland with emphasis on the route tracking the south bank of the Firth of Clyde. (Firth is a Scottish name for bay or estuary, i.e. where the River Clyde joins the sea.)

Read more on Tour Clyde Coast, Scotland…