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Auchentoshan Distillery, Glasgow

Auchentoshan Distillery, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, my focus is on Auchentoshan, Glasgow’s only whisky distillery. This distillery has a long pedigree but its legal existence commenced 1823. It is one of Scotland’s small band of Lowland distilleries and as such triple distills the spirit-as opposed to the double distillation in the other whisky areas of Scotland. Result is a light, elegant whisky.

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This morning, I collected my tour group from the Queen Elizabeth at Greenock, Firth of Clyde and then proceeded as follows:

First to Bearsden Roman Bath House. This was connected with a nearby fort on the Antonine Wall which dates from around AD 142.

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View from Isleornsay to Ornsay Lighthouse

View from Isleornsay to Ornsay Lighthouse, Skye


View from Isleornsay, Isle of Skye

View from Isleornsay, Isle of Skye, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on of my favourite spots, namely Isleornsay  (Eilean Iarmain in Gaelic) on the Isle of Skye off the west coast of Scotland. This comprises a village loacated in an old harbour and which is situated roughly half way between the town of Broadford and the ferry connection at Armadale. The village is deceptively large with a number of  white painted houses tucked away in various places. However, the dominant bilding is the traditonal hotel loacted close to the water. Also in the immediate vicinity can be found:

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