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This evening, I am posting information on today’s Storybike Ride which followed a route covering 14.5 miles along the River Clyde from Glasgow to Blantyre. These rides are led by a professional with local knowledge to encourage people to take up cycling.

Read more on Cycle River Clyde Route, Cycle Scotland…

Bothwell Castle, Scotland

 This evening, I am posting another selection from Scotland’s wide portfolio of some 600 castles of which I have now visited a substantial number.

Read more on Tour Scotland’s Castles, Tour Scotland…

This morning, I collected guests from Argyll Hotel, Glasgow and proceeded on a private tour as follows: 

  • To Crookston Castle which is a 15th century stone fortress-residence of Sir John Stewart of Darnley standing within a defensive earthwork dating to Sir Robert Croc’s time in the late 12th century. A very impressive edifice in the somewhat incongruous setting of a Glasgow housing estate. We were able to enter the interior and explore the various floors of this former high status building.

Read more on Glasgow Tour…