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Portencross Castle

The Coig - The Shiel

Legend has it that Portencross Castle was the last resting place for Scottish kings, whose bodies lay in state here before being transported to the island of Iona for burial. The rich history of the 14th century ancient scheduled monument includes being a Boyd family stronghold and the location of the sinking of a Spanish Armada ship off the coast in 1588. The route between Portencross and Largs forms part of the popular Ayrshire Coastal Path.

You are 10 miles through this 55 mile route
The mileage is estimated for guidance only. Please check exact directions and traffic conditions before you begin your journey

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