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Village of Lochranza and Loch Ranza, Arran, Scotland

Village of Lochranza and Loch Ranza, Arran, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the village of Lochranza, a pretty village in a scenic location on the northern tip of the Isle of Arran which in turn lies off the West Coast of Scotland. Here is a diversity of experiences including geology, prehistory, a castle, flora, whisky making, deer, golf and beautiful shoreline scenery. All of this in a relatively compact area.

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Harpist at Culzean Castle

This morning, we departed our Edinburgh lodgings and drove south then west for about three  hours to arrive at our destination of Culzean Castle and Country Park on the Ayrshire coast.

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Replica Viking Longboat at Largs, Scotland

TOUR MAY 19th 2016

This morning, I collected guests from Glasgow’s West End and embarked on a tour as follows:

  • Clyde Coast, passing through Port Glasgow¬†(with brief stop to view Newark Castle), Greenock, Gourock and Inverkip with a coffee/refreshment stop at Largs Marina. From here we could see the ‘Pencil Monument’ which marks site of the sea battle in 1263 when the Scots finally defeated a Norwegian/Viking force and thereby secured control over the whole of Scotland.

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