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Scotland is steeped in romance and mystery, so why not have your wedding day there, you will not be disappointed. Take in the breathtaking scenery and wildlife, enchanting both you and your guests, making your day one to never forget!
Our reporter Lori will be visiting the Island of Cumbrae this weekend in a Nissan Tourette Mambow campervan. This will be Lori’s last blog review for SearchScotland before she and her lovely family emigrate back to Arkansas, United States. We wish them all well on the new chapter in their lives and hope that she enjoys experiencing her last “real” trip in Scotland before the move. Would you believe that this will be her first trip to the island, well better late than never!
Fife Regatta 2013 Wm. Fife Designed Classic Yacht Regatta, Firth of Clyde Prestigious Classic Yachts will grace the waters of the Clyde this summer between 28th June to 5th July. This will be the fourth gathering of the much admired William Fife designed yachts. His work was acclaimed in his lifetime and continues to be so, celebrated this year by the The Fife Regatta 2013. During the golden age of the Victorian era through to 1938 when his yard at Fairlie, North Ayrshire built his last yacht Solway Maid, Wm. Fife was a master of his craft. Twenty of these Classic Yachts are set to return to the Clyde again.
We had been meaning to visit the Glasgow Science Centre for quite a few weeks since hearing about the BodyWorks Exhibition that is currently showing there. In my youth I was a keen fan of the “How My Body Works” books and cartoons by Albert Barillé. I loved how Human Biology was explained in a way that I could understand it and it still inspires my interest today. For this reason I jumped at the idea of an interactive exhibition which has children and families at the centre of its teaching.
We stumbled upon the Almond Valley Heritage Centre completely by accident. We were visiting the Livingston area and were looking for something to do for children and came across their website. As folk from the West Coast of Scotland, much of the East Coast is still a mystery but we love how much we learn on each trip that way.
Largs is a seaside town and no seaside visit is complete without an ice cream or a portion of fish and chips. Nardinis does both!
We had a fantastic day out in Largs which included a trip to the Kelburn Country Estate, a view from the Haylie Brae, A stroll down Largs Promenade and dinner and ice cream at Nardinis Cafe.
Largs is situated right across from the Island of Cumbrae. Standing on the shore looking out you look at Cumbrae, Bute and Arran.