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Failford

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A small settlement and wooded beauty spot where the waters of Fail flow into the River Ayr. Woodland walks and a monument to Robert Burns commemorating his parting with "Hieland Mary" an Argyllshire milkmaid named Mary Campbell can be found here.

   

Fairlie

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This is a small village to the south of Largs and hosts a 19th century church and a short distance away a 16th century Tower House.

The Church has a plaque to the pilot Alan Boyle who flew the first British monoplane in 1909.

  
Fairlie Shore front

Fenwick

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Originally a weavers village, which can be identified bt the window patterns of some of the houses. John Fulton, a shoemaker to trade built a working model of the know part of the solar system in 1882. The 'orrery' as it is known is in the care of the Glasgow Museum and Art Gallery.

   

Author : -Bob McIntyre


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