Largs at Latitude N 55:47:38 Longitude W 04:52:05 (here on the map)
is a hugely popular sea-side town
in Ayrshire on Scotland's beautiful west coast. The Largs Jazz Festival, Brisbane Queen Festival,
Honda Powerboat Race,
Largs Viking Festival and many sailing events
are annual favourites, and Largs held
the Mod in 2002.
The Paddle Steamer Waverley sails the Clyde and the Kyles of Bute to Tighnabruaich and Tarbert,
to Brodick or Rothesay and Dunoon from Easter to September.
Calmac run frequent ferries from Largs to Millport, the cycling and Country and Western Festival island.
Tourism, sailing, watersports, fishing and farming are main industries,
with IBM and Hunterston, and commuters who travel
to Glasgow and beyond, and expatriates working and living abroad.
There are two golf courses, putting, bowls, play parks, fishing, diving, swimming pool,
football parks and a great ten pin bowling alley. Popular with tourists and locals is the Vikingar,
and Kelburn Country Centre and Castle is just outside Largs.
Largs has the Inverclyde national sports training centre, with sail training centres here and all around
Scotland's Riviera, on the sunny Firth of Clyde coast. Welcome to Largs!|