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    Garnock Connections

    Connecting people and places within the Landscape


The Dalry Connection to the Arrol Johnston

One of the founding members of the Women's Engineering Society, pioneering engineer and enthusiastic racing driver, Dorothée Pullinger (13 January 1894 – 28 January 1986) is perhaps best known for the development of the...

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Video Diary: A Dirty Weekend at...

Last month, we and our partners DigVentures took a group of people to invesitgate Glengarnock Castle. Now a ruinous landmark, the castle is tied to a 120-year feud between two North Ayrshire medieval families-...

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The Eglinton Tournament and King Arthur

This weekend marks the 182nd anniversary of the Eglinton Tournament, the lavish medieval re-enactment held at Eglinton Castle in August 1839. Organised by Archibald, 13th Earl of Eglinton, the event drew a staggering...

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A Dirty Weekend at Glengarnock Castle

Fresh out of lockdown and ready to dig, here’s what happened when DigVentures and Garnock Connections took a group of people to investigate a medieval castle in North Ayrshire… Glengarnock Castle sits,...

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