Itinerary

Pencil Monument

The Pencil monument is situated by Pencil Beach near to Largs Marina.

Built in 1912, to commemorate the Battle of Largs 1263, when the Scots defeated King Haco of Norway’s troops on the shore at Largs, after the 160 long ships got caught in a storm.

Largs is very famous for its Viking connections and if you want to find out more try the Viking Experience interactive exhibition at Vikingar.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Today
Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 14.7℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (SSW)
Friday, Jul 01
Expect a temp in the range 11℃ to 12℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Jul 02
Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 12.9℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (SE)
Sunday, Jul 03
Expect a temp in the range 11.5℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Jul 04
Expect a temp in the range 10.7℃ to 11.4℃ with wind speed 6.5 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jul 05
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 11.6℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (WNW)
Wednesday, Jul 06
Expect a temp in the range 13.1℃ to 13.3℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (W)

Largs weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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