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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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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

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