The “Varyag” Monument - Lendalfoot, South Ayrshire
The monument to a famous Russian cruiser of the early 1900s.
There's a long story to this monument.
Basically, a famous and respected Russian cruiser of the early 1900s sank
nearby while being towed up the Clyde to be broken up - no-one was
hurt - and the people of Ayrshire built this monument on the shore to
mark her last resting place.
The text on the monument is in both Russian (presumably) and English.
It's beside the A77 on the southern edge of the village of Lendalfoot. About 6
miles (10 km) south of Girvan.
To help you locate it, that's the edge of the village of Lendalfoot on the
left - north - and the road at the back is the A77 between Girvan and
Whilst leaving the site a shower came on and combined with the
bright sunlight it resulted in a rainbow. It seemed a shame to pass
the chance of a photo.