About The Area

Wemyss Bay

Wemyss Bay Ariel View

Late in the 15th century, James III granted the lands of Kelly to the Bannatyne family, who went on to hold the land for almost 300 years. They built the original Kelly Castle next to Kelly Burn on the site where the caravan park now stands. This castle was destroyed by fire in 1740 and was never rebuilt. Read More

Inverkip

Inverkip Ariel View

The history of Inverkip stretches back at least 830 years, what follows are the notable events during this period. In the year 1170 the Sheriff of Lanark gave a grant of land to the monks of Paisley Abbey; the land was described as “The penny land between the rivulets Kip and Daff. Read More