Seascapes

Purple Portencross Castle sunset S95

Stunning purple sunset at Portencross, West kilbride, North Ayrshire, Scotland. Portencross Castle is situated overlooking the Firth of Clyde near West Kilbride in Ayrshire. It is a scheduled ancient monument, a recognition of its national importance.

Orange Portencross Sunset  S79

A beautiful orange sunset taken at Portencross, West kilbride, North Ayrshire, Scotland. Portencross beach overlooks the Firth of Clyde in West Kilbride, Ayrshire. This beautiful sandy expanse is home to the remains of Portencross Castle, an important ancient monument which dates as far back as the 14th century.

Pink Portencross Sunset  S78

A beautiful soft image of Portencross taken at sunset. you will find Portencross in West kilbride, North Ayrshire , Scotland

Sundown at Portencross S131

Portencross (Scottish Gaelic: Port na Crois) is a hamlet near Farland Head in North Ayrshire, Scotland. Situated about 3 km west of Seamill and about 2 km south of Hunterston B nuclear power station, it is noted for Portencross Castle. It has two harbours and a pier. The "Old Harbour" is actually a small tidal inlet next to the castle, and is part of the castle property.

Blue Portencross Sunset  S81

A soft blue sunset over the rocks at Portencross. West kilbride, North Ayrshire, Scotland.

Ardneil Hill Sunset, Portencross S77

A stunning sunset over the top of Ardneil hill in Portencross, west kilbride, North Ayrshire, Scotland.

Rock sunset at Portencross  S43

A very dramatic sunset taken from Portencross and looking over to the isles of Arran and Wee Cumbrae. The stunning clouds are due a bracken burn on wee Cumbrae.

Salen Bay Wrecks S136

Wrecked fishing boats beached on shore at Salen, Isle of Mull. Salen (Scottish Gaelic: An t-Sàilean) is a settlement on the Isle of Mull, Scotland. It is on the east coast of the island, on the Sound of Mull, approximately halfway between Craignure and Tobermory. The full name of the settlement is 'Sàilean Dubh Chaluim Chille' (the black little bay of St Columba).

Arran and the Jetty S199

A simply stunning sunset taken from near one of only two concrete jetties in the world. This one is at Portencross, North Ayrshire and gives the most incredible views over the Clyde to the Isle of Wee cumbrae and to the Isle of Arran.

Arran Sunset  S18

A beautiful sunset taken from North Shore Ardrossan looking across to the stunning Isle of Arran, known also as little Scotland.

Orange Sunset at the Jetty

The pier at Portencross has been described as the second concrete pier to be built in the world. The first was said to have been built further up the north west coast of Scotland, but has not been identified. The pier was built to facilitate the transport of locally harvested potatoes, which were carried to Glasgow by paddle steamer. This was still the preferred method, as the railways were yet to become established.

Red Portencross Sunset  S93

A simply stunning sunset taken from one of only two concrete jetties in the world. This one is at Portencross, North Ayrshire and gives the most incredible views over the Clyde to the Isle of Wee cumbrae and to the Isle of Arran.

Sunset at Seamill wreck S1

This is an image of an old wreck at Seamill in North Ayrshire, thought to have been used for target practice during the second world war.

Sunset Wreck S3

This is an image of an old wreck at Seamill in North Ayrshire, thought to have been used for target practice during the second world war.

Wreck at  Sundown S29

This is an image of an old wreck at Seamill in North Ayrshire, thought to have been used for target practice during the second world war.

Saltcoats Sunrise S7

A beautiful, colourful sunrise taken at The remains of beach fortifications on Saltcoats beach in Ayrshire, Scotland.

Morning Post Saltcoats Beach S8

A beautiful, colourful sunrise taken at The remains of beach fortifications on Saltcoats beach in Ayrshire, Scotland.

Sunrise at Saltcoats S26

A beautiful, colourful sunrise taken at The remains of beach fortifications on Saltcoats beach in Ayrshire, Scotland.

Skyfire Morning at Saltcoats  S5

A beautiful, colourful sunrise taken at Saltcoats Beach, North Ayrshire, Scotland.

Sunrise at Saltcoats Beach S27

A beautiful, colourful sunrise taken at Saltcoats Beach, North Ayrshire, Scotland.

Rainbow Sunset S13

A stunning sunset at North shore Ardrossan, North Ayrshire, Scotland. Looking over towards the beautiful Isle of Arran

Sunrise over Arran S55

A beautiful sunrise looking over towards the stunning Isle of Arran on the west coast of Scotland.

Ardrossan Sunrise S56

A beautiful sunrise looking over towards the stunning Isle of Arran on the west coast of Scotland.

Clyde Marina S12

A beautiful calm night down at Clyde Marina with the boats and reflections looking stunning and peaceful. Located on the Ayrshire coastline and the gateway to the waters and lochs of the Firth of Clyde and beyond, Clyde Marina is situated in the Eglinton Basin in Ardrossan Harbour on the Ayrshire Coast.

Clyde Marina S14

A beautiful calm night down at Clyde Marina with the boats and reflections looking stunning and peaceful.Located on the Ayrshire coastline and the gateway to the waters and lochs of the Firth of Clyde and beyond, Clyde Marina is situated in the Eglinton Basin in Ardrossan Harbour on the Ayrshire Coast.

Ballast Bank Barassie S4

Shielding Troon Harbour from the southwest and located a half-mile west of the centre of the town, the Ballast Bank was built from 1840 by the Duke of Portland to protect his new harbour. The harbour was exposed to gales and these had damaged several ships while trying to enter. The bank got its name because the ballast from cargo ships was used in its construction, together with material excavated during the building of the harbour. The Ballast Bank today provides an elevated view over T

Sunset at Portencross S124

The pier at Portencross has been described as the second concrete pier to be built in the world. The first was said to have been built further up the north west coast of Scotland, but has not been identified. The pier was built to facilitate the transport of locally harvested potatoes, which were carried to Glasgow by paddle steamer. This was still the preferred method, as the railways were yet to become established.

Sunset at Portencross S124 B&W

The pier at Portencross has been described as the second concrete pier to be built in the world. The first was said to have been built further up the north west coast of Scotland, but has not been identified. The pier was built to facilitate the transport of locally harvested potatoes, which were carried to Glasgow by paddle steamer. This was still the preferred method, as the railways were yet to become established.

Over the sea to Arran S126

The pier at Portencross has been described as the second concrete pier to be built in the world. The first was said to have been built further up the north west coast of Scotland, but has not been identified. The pier was built to facilitate the transport of locally harvested potatoes, which were carried to Glasgow by paddle steamer. This was still the preferred method, as the railways were yet to become established.

Wee Cumbrae and Portencross S22

The pier at Portencross has been described as the second concrete pier to be built in the world. The first was said to have been built further up the north west coast of Scotland, but has not been identified. The pier was built to facilitate the transport of locally harvested potatoes, which were carried to Glasgow by paddle steamer. This was still the preferred method, as the railways were yet to become established.

A hazy Arran sunset SS17

A beautiful hazy view of the Isle of Arran along with some very characterful trees, taken from the hillside of West kilbride, North Ayrshire ,Scotland

Saltcoats Beach S82

Old breakwater on Saltcoats Beach in Ayrshire on the West Coast of Scotland .

Saltcoats Groynes S84

Old breakwater on Saltcoats Beach in Ayrshire on the West Coast of Scotland .

Saltcoats Groynes S82.1

Old breakwater on Saltcoats Beach in Ayrshire on the West Coast of Scotland .

Saltcoats Groynes S83.1

Old breakwater on Saltcoats Beach in Ayrshire on the West Coast of Scotland .

Groynes at Saltcoats S83

Old breakwater on Saltcoats Beach in Ayrshire on the West Coast of Scotland .

Stormy Ardrossan SS42

The combination of high tides, gale force winds and torrential rain caused severe storm conditions and flooding.

Storm Waves SS44

he combination of high tides, gale force winds and torrential rain caused severe storm conditions and flooding. the waves were so high that they were crashing over over the roof of this 3 story building down by the railway.

Ardrossan Lighthouse Storm  SS37

Large waves crashing over the harbour wall and the lighthouse at clyde Marina, Ardrossan, North Ayrshire, Scotland.

the Garnock S28

Built in 1956 by George Brown & Co. Ltd, of Greenock, for the Irvine Harbour Company (a subsidiary of ICI), GARNOCK is a harbour tug of steel construction with a hull partially riveted and partly welded. She was regsitered at Irvine for operation on the Clyde estuary, towing ships which loaded and unloaded explosives at the nearby ICI (Nobel Explosives) works. Latterly she was also used to dump explosives in the estuary.

Ardrossan Storm S33

The combination of high tides, gale force winds and torrential rain caused severe storm conditions and flooding.

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