‘The Travel Bug enjoys a good jaunt around his home nation of Scotland as he always finds so many interesting places to explore…‘
The finest curling stones in the world are harvested from granite found on Aisla Craig. All 64 stones used in the Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 were produced with the Scottish stone.
Speed Bonnie Boat
Ailsa Craig lies halfway between Glasgow and Belfast, off the West coast of Scotland and is only accessible by boat. Or if you have wings…hehehe
The rock is home to the UKs 3rd largest gannetry (TTB thinks this is where Gannet birds live…) and is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Protection Area. It is home to more than 73,000 breeding sea birds.