Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Waverley Excursions

Ahh, what a fantastic day I had yesterday aboard the beautiful Waverley paddle steamer on the Ayrshire coast.


Sailing from Ayr [wiki] to Ailsa Craig [wiki], stopping in Girvan [wiki] to pick up more folk.
Absolutely fantastic day out, the weather was great and the ship is a work of art. Check the pictures in the link above.

At Ayr harbour

Engine room                                                Helpful advice

Isle of Arran in the horizon

Heads of Ayr
This is not the Med. It is Scotland's west coast!

Kennedy Castle at Dunure

Crew member enjoying a well-deserved break

Culzean Castle

 Approaching Ailsa Craig after stopping at Girvan

Ailsa Craig

Ailsa Craig, west side (phone camera). The white dots are breeding gannets.

Three twats on jet-skis

All in all, a glorious day out and something I'd recommend to anyone.
If it is not your think, don't fear: there is a licensed pub on board. 

1 comment:

trevor said...

Mind the midges. I hope you've read the Scott novel, although probably not your kind of thing. PS pleased to see from your RH bar that the alleged fiscal deficit is down to ...