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Tag: river clyde

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Hamilton

    Hamilton is a Scottish town situated in South Lanarkshire close to the banks of the River Clyde. Over 49 000 people reside here, many of whom work for either the local government or one of the many service industries.

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Greenock

    Greenock can be found standing proudly on the southern bank of the Clyde River as it becomes the Firth of Clyde. Constituting a section of the Inverclyde Council Area, this burgh is home to over 45,000 people. With a history extending back many years, a number of interesting attractions and a very busy harbor, Greenock is a great place to spend a few days whilst in Scotland.

  • Argyll

    Helensburgh

    The town of Helensburgh is located on the River Clyde and was originally founded in the 1600s. The Ardencaple Castle was built next to the small coastal town, but was destroyed by Sir Ian Colcyuhoun in the year 1776, for the construction of spa baths on the site and building of the town that he dedicated to Helen, his wife. Today, there is not much left to suggest that ...

  • Distilleries

    Auchentoshan

    Auchentoshan Distillery has had many owners in its many decades of existence but its unique characteristic has remained unchanged. Its uniqueness lies in the fact that it is the only distillery in Scotland that triple distills its alcohol. Furthermore, it is one of the few remaining Lowland Malt Whisky Distilleries that are still functioning and flourishing. Most whiskies are distilled twice ...