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Eastwood Ramblers Walk to Sorn Scotland

Sunday, July 13, 2008

We went today to Sorn, a lovely little village in East Ayrshire, with the Eastwood Ramblers.

It is settled on both sides of the River Ayr, and won several communities in bloom awards. A long time ago, agriculture and mining were the most important activities in the village. You can also see the Sorn Castle, which stands on The River Ayr. Dating from the 14th century, it has some connections with several Monarchs and had garrisoned troops.

We also walked through Catrine Village.
Catrine was a thriving mill town for nearly 2 centuries. Today it is more of a residential area.

Sorn

Catrine


View of the village

posted by Catswhiskers @ 10:46 AM 

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