Cairndow  Argyll


In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Cairndow like this:

Cairndow, a hamlet in Lochgoilhead parish, Argyllshire, on the E side of Loch Fyne, near its head, 9¾ miles NE of Inverary. It has a good inn, enjoys regular steamboat communication with Inverary, and is the centre of a mission of the Church of Scotland; at it Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy passed the night of Aug. 29,1804.

Cairndow through time

Cairndow is now part of Argyll and Bute district. Click here for graphs and data of how Argyll and Bute has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Cairndow itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cairndow in Argyll and Bute | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 15th July 2024

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