Bordering the north bank of the Firth of Clyde, Helensburgh is an attractive seaside resort with a small but busy centre and beautiful cherry blossom-lined suburban streets in springtime. The town grew up as a wealthy commuter base for dirty Glasgow in Victorian times, and still has good transport links to Scotland's largest city - though it's recently lost the ferry service to Gourock across the Clyde, leaving behind an conspicuously empty pier. Away from the coast at the top of town, Hill House is something of a pilgrimage site for fans of Glasgow designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

[Hill House]
Name: Helensburgh ☆☆☆
Location: G.R.: NS 297824 ///later aunts fully

[Helensburgh from the town pier]


>> see separate post for Hill House ★★☆☆ (1 mile away)
>> see separate post for Walk: Ardmore Point's birds & bays ★★☆☆ (4 miles away)

[Ardmore Point (January 2016)]


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