Girvan

Girvan (Scottish Gaelic:Inbhir Gharbhain) is a burgh in Carrick, South Ayrshire, Scotland, with a population of about 8000. Originally a fishing port, it is now also a seaside resort with beaches and cliffs. In 1668, Girvan became a municipal burgh incorporated by charter. It lies 21 miles south of Ayr, and 29 miles north of Stranraer, a principal ferry port from Scotland to Northern Ireland.

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Girvan - Twin Town
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Maybole And Girvan Railway - Connections To Other Lines
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Girvan And Portpatrick Junction Railway - Connections To Other Lines
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Stumpy Tower
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