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Today, we travelled from Glasgow to Gourock then to Dunoon by ferry and on to Glen Massan in the Cowal Peninsula. Here we availed of swimming in the River Eachaig then back to Dunoon via Kilmun and Holy Loch.



Glasgow’s Riverside Museum from Govan

Today, I undertook a photo themed walk around Govan in the West of Scotland.

Very briefly, Govan has a proud shipbuilding heritage which continues today, albeit well below peak levels of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Govan is far removed from tourists’ expectations of lochs, castles, clans, mountainous scenery and whisky distilleries. Here, measurements such as alcohol deaths, life expectancy, youth unemployment and adult unemployment combine to present challenges to lift living standards and prosperity. Population is 30,000.

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Glasgow and River Clyde looking east

Delayed Blog Post from April 21st 2018

This morning, we departed our lodgings at Bowfield Hotel & Country Club, Howwood, about thirty minutes south of Glasgow and then drove into Glasgow for a sightseeing trip which comprised:

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