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About Inverkip

Inverkip is an ancient coastal village in Inverclyde that has evolved to be a popular seaside resort with shops, bars, restaurants and a range of holiday accommodation. In the Inverkip part of Town of Renfrewshire, you will find a gruesome power-station chimney and large yacht marina.

This small village is situated at the mouth of the River Kip as it enters the Firth of Clyde 6 miles (9½ km) southwest of Greenock in the old county of Renfrewshire. Its lands were granted to the monks of Paisley Abbey in the 12th Century and they held these until the Reformation; the village was also a centre for fishing, smuggling and in the 17th century, severe witch-hunts. It became a seaside resort with the arrival of the railway in the 1860s and is today a yachting centre. Notable buildings include Inverkip Castle (on the Ardgowan estate), home of the Shaw Stewart family, and Ardgowan House (1748).

Scenic bus routes in Inverkip

Glasgow to Greenock & Largs – Clyde Flyer 901 906 scenic buses from McGills

Clyde Flyer 901 | 906

Glasgow to Greenock & Largs

Explore the gorgeous coastline along the River Clyde with buses running direct from Glasgow

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