Eglinton Castle - in ruins - Kilwinning
A few views of the ruins of Eglinton Castle just outside Kilwinning.
The castle is located within Eglinton Castle Country Park on the
inland edge of Irvine, North Ayrshire, just by the A78.
Like a lot of castles in the area it was owned and run by the Montgomeries
who were in pretty constant dispute with the Cunninghames, another local
Looking just south of due east.
A member of the same family was also involved in the planning and
building of Eaglesham in Renfrewshire, seen by clicking here:
The castle is very popular with visitors.
About 200 yards (183 metres) or so away is the Tournament Bridge which can
be seen here:
Eglinton Park bridge
Looking north from over the river.