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Browsing Posts in River Clyde



Gourock and Firth of Clyde from Lyle Road.

This morning, about half the tour group elected to join the motor tour with rest staying in Glasgow. This post covers the motor tour.

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View of Dumbarton from Dumbarton Castle

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Balloch, Loch Lomond and drove south for about 15 minutes to Dumbarton where we visited the castle. Dumbarton Castle has a long history dating back to the first millennia when it was the power centre of the Kingdom of Strathclyde, subsequently a medieval fortification and then a gun battery in the early 19th century. Despite persistent rain we visited all aspects of the site which offered good views of the Firth of Clyde and Dumbarton. The castle site is home to a wide range of flora and bird life.

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Kilmahew Castle, Cardross, Scotland

This evening, I am reporting on Kilmahew Castle which is located just north of Cardross, in the council area of Argyll and Bute in the West of Scotland. Cardross is about twenty-five miles N.W. of Glasgow.

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