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Golf Courses

Machrihanish
Prestwick
Royal Troon Old Course
Turnberry Course Ailsa Course
Western Gailes

Excursions

Culzean Castle
Glasgow
Machrihanish by sea

Glasgow

Region: Prestwick
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In the 18th century Glasgow propsered as a hub of trade to the Americas, especially in the movement of tobacco, cotton and sugar In the industrial age that followed the city produced textiles, engineered goods, steel and many famous ships were built here including the Cunard liners, RMS Queen Mary, RMS Queen Elizabeth, RMS Queen Elizabeth 2, and the Royal Yacht Britannia.

The city experienced mixed fortunes during 20th century however, by the 1990s, there had been a significant resurgence in its economic fortunes, as it found a new role as a European centre for business services and finance, as well as benefiting from an increase in tourism and inward investment. The latter is largely due to the legacy of the city's status as European City of Culture in 1990. featuring its many municipal museums and art galleries, the most famous being the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) and the Burrell Collection.

 

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