Ailsa Craig


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Ailsa Craig

(āl`sə), island, c.1 sq mi (2.6 sq km), off SW Scotland, W of Girvan in the Firth of Clyde; it rises to 1,114 ft (340 m). It has granite quarries and a lighthouse and is a sanctuary for sea birds.
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Easy Terms won the Cumberland Plate for us and also won at York, and Ailsa Craig won six," he said.
He paid PS42 to sail doon the watter to Ailsa Craig with a friend but Waverley called off at the last minute, blaming bad weather.
Even on a television screen, the surrounding Ayrshire scenery was breathtaking; the dome of Ailsa Craig, the pristine white of the lighthouse set against a beautifully clear blue sky and in the background, a brooding Isle of Arran and the Mull of Kintyre.
Behind you looms Ailsa Craig on the horizon, to your left in the distance stands the lighthouse and straight in front, high above the green, awaits the famous hotel that has formed the backdrop for so many great tales.
UNTIL OCTOBER 19: Go for a cruise from Glasgow aboard the famous Paddle Steamer Waverley and visit the seaside resort of Ayr or cruise around the island nature reserve Ailsa Craig.
IF stunning, wide-reaching views over Caswell Bay and a stylish modern home with a pool are on your shopping list, Ailsa Craig is a blessing indeed.
Learning his intricate guitar techniques at a school in Cuba, Mulvey creates some beautiful sounds here with stand out tracks including the heart-warming April and haunting Ailsa Craig.
TWELVE years have passed since Rhona Martin slid her final hunk of Ailsa Craig granite down the Ogden Ice Sheet and into the pages of Olympic history, but the story of the Stone of Destiny has often seemed to bear a heavy burden upon those seeking to emulate British curling's most famous triumph.
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Now, after successfully using decoys in Ailsa Craig in Scotland, the RSPB hopes to tempt them back.
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