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Largs, Ayrshire

Largs, Ayrshire

Largs is a costal town and a holiday resort with a population of 13,000. It lies opposite the North end of Great Cumbrae island on the River Clyde. The town is famed for a battle in 1263 when the Vikings, attempting to land from a fleet of longboats, were repulsed by the army of Alexander III.

 

Title: Largs, Ayrshire
Record Type: Locations
Gaelic Name: An Leargaidh Ghallda
Type: Town
Record Maintained By: HC
Subject Id: 62980