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Old Largs Photos and Postcards

Welcome to the Old Largs Photos and Postcards web site. Largs with its beautiful scenery and views over the Isle of Cumbrae, Arran and Bute has been a popular holiday destination for over 180 years. Largs was originally a small weaving and fishing village which grew beside an early church. However the expansion and popularity of Largs began with the building of the pier in 1834 and then the arrival of the railway in 1885.

With the introduction of commercial postcards in 1894 Largs was the ideal location to take advantage of this new type of media.

This site showcases images of Largs taken from old postcards and photographs. Many of these were taken by local photographers W Couts and Hampston and J & R Simpson who ran successful photography businesses in the town for years..

We also feature many articles and guided tours of Largs which highlight the towns interesting historical past.

New updates. Updated 20th June May 2020

Check out our new Bath Street to the Pencil historial guided walk. This is the 4th guided walk we have completed. Now updated to more history of the Gogo Burn. The others are Greenock Road to Gallogate Street, a walk up Largs Main Street and our walk around Largs Pier. Plus check out the new questions added to our Largs Quiz. All the best from the Old Largs Web Team.

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