Tag: world war II
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.
If you are traveling around to lesser-known corners of Scotland, Edzell is definitely a good place to start. Upon arriving here it is difficult to tell that this attractive little village really isn’t as old as it looks. Built as late as 1839, many of the buildings are still quite new though the nearby Edzell Castle is much older than that. Edzell is easily reached by road and is situated ...
The top floor apartment of Culzean Castle was presented to General Eisenhower in 1945 in recognition of his role during World War II – a thank you from Scotland. Today that apartment is rented to paying guests by the National Trust for Scotland, who received the castle from the 5th Marquess of Ailsa and the Kennedy family in 1945.