Newark Castle is a well-preserved castle on the south shore of the estuary of the River Clyde. This is a strategic location where the firth gradually narrows and for centuries this location has been used as a port.
Newark Castle was built in 1478 by George Maxwell with the original castle having a tower house within a walled enclosure. All that remains of the outer defensive wall is from one of the original corner towers. In 1597 Sir Patrick Maxwell, a powerful friend of King James VI of Scotland, expanded the building, constructing a new north range replacing the earlier hall in the form of a three storey Renaissance mansion.
The castle is open to the public and managed by Historic Scotland.
Our 7 day weather forecast for Greenock in Inverclyde
Expect a temp in the range 13.1℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 11.2℃ to 13.7℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 8.7℃ to 10.9℃ with wind speed 1.2 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (WNW)
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Expect a temp in the range 11.1℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 8.7℃ to 9.7℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (WNW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
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