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Photograph of Sunrise over Gourock

Photograph of Sunrise over Gourock

Gourock, Kilcreggan and the north-eastern corner of the Cowal peninsula at Dunoon combine to create a lovely composition of this emotive part of the River Clyde's progress towards the Irish Sea.

A sharp, ninety-degree turn southwards is about to change the river to a firth; over at least a couple of centuries, many thousands of Glaswegians have used this route to go "doon the watter" for summer holidays. Legendary tales abound of their goings-on over the first fortnight every July.

Sadly, the spin-off from the traditional Glasgow Fair vacation, in the shape of huge revenue flows into the coffers of the Ayrshire, Bute, Cumbrae and Arran business owners, is now gone for ever. The beauty of scenes such as this, however, just goes on and on.....

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