Tighnabruaich, Strathclyde

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Tighnabruaich, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Tighnabruaich

Historic Maps of Tighnabruaich and the local area.

Old map of Tighnabruaich in 1905-1907
Map of Tighnabruaich in 1905-1907
Old map of Tighnabruaich in 1905-1907

More maps coming!

We are busy preparing more old maps of Tighnabruaich from other years.

My grandparent's on mother's side lived in top flat of Otterburn, Stroncarraig Brae, Rhubaan and my first visit was in August 1938 on a three weeks holiday from my home in Penarth, South Wales. My grandfather had a small open motor boat together with a dinghy. Wakened each morning around 6 or 6.30 I spent an hour or so rowing among the many yachts, getting soaked in a thunderstorm on one occasion. Grandpa Smith took my ...see more

My name is David and I holidayed in Tighnabruaich in 2 of the above years with my Mum,Dad and older brother(all deceased now).I was around 10 years old and remember the trip we had from Edinburgh-train to Glasgow Central, train to Gourock, and then on to the St Columba steamer and on to tighnabruaich.We lived in a guest house that was owned by the local coal merchant Mr simpson and his family.Recently I returned to ...see more