20th May 2016
Argyll's Secret Coast - Abandoned Polphail village

Exploring Argyll’s Secret Coast

As much as we love hillwalking and mountaineering in Scotland, there’s much more to this country than just the hills. Looking for a change of scenery, we decided to spend a sunny Saturday on Cowal Peninsula. Tucked between Loch Fyne and Loch Long, Cowal lies just about an hour drive from Glasgow; yet with its rugged landscapes, beautiful coastline, breath-taking lochs and rich wildlife, it seems to be miles away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. We […]
23rd March 2016

Lennox Castle – sad past, crumbling future

Hidden deep in the woods on the outskirts of Lennoxtown, stands a crumbling red sandstone mansion, adorned with unusual square towers, slightly creepy carved stone masks and an impressive entrance porch. Built in 19th  century by John Lennox Kincaid, the heir of the Clan Kincaid, Lennox Castle didn’t remain the family property for too long; during the World War I it served as a war hospital and not long after, in 1927, the castle and the surrounding estate were converted […]
22nd February 2015

Bangour Village Hospital – asylum abandoned in a mist

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