Memories of Tighnabruaich

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 (...Read full memory)

We moved into Tighnabruaich when I was almost 8 yrs old. Our 1st house was on the Ardmarnock Est between Millhouse and Otter Ferry. We stayed there for around a year before moving into Corra Farm on the Ardlamont Est near Ardlamont House. I used to go to Tigh. Primary School before moving onto Dunoon Grammar School. (...Read full memory)

My maiden name was Margaret Connelly and I was taken to Tigna from birth for holidays up to the age of 13. My aunt had a wee place just at at the back of Corran Cottage in the village just at the side of the burn. My mother, her sister, two cousins and my Aunt Jenny's sister in law and myself all squeezed in to (...Read full memory)

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 (...Read full memory)

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