The Local Sailing Area

The Local Area

Largs is a very popular, attractive seaside town, just 45 minutes by car from Glasgow. Made famous since 1263 when the Vikings made the usual pillaging etc. which was popular at the time. Culminating in 'The Battle of Largs' ,and the erection of ' The Pencil' as a monument, next to LYH.

Largs Marina (LYH) offers an excellent 24/7 facility for visiting Yachtsman.Shopping in Largs metropolis is comprehensive, less than 2 miles away, and includes Supermarket, Restaurants, Carry-outs, various shops, pubs, Hotels, and B&B 's.

The Area is very beautiful, and described my many as some of the finest Sailing Waters in the World . Abundant Golf Courses ,walking , climbing ,cycling, kayaking ,wind surfing , Scuba diving and local bird watching.

Largs Yacht Haven (Marina)

Tel. (01475)675333

  • 24/7 continuously manned reception for help and 5-star assistance.
  • 24/7 toilets ,showers ,Laundry , (tokens from Reception)
  • 24/7 fuel and Gas.
  • CCTV Security, with 4-digit access code, ask at reception. Changed weekly, Fridays.
  • Free car parking , in the Berth Holders car park, for the duration of your Charter.
  • Establishments on-site include Chandlery ,Restaurant (Scotts), Bistro/coffee shop (Bosuns Table), Dive shop, and Beauty Therapy etc. (Haven Spa).
  • Award-Winning Facilities manned by extremely helpful staff !.

Shopping & Entertainment

Comprehensive Supermarket at Morrisons, small Tesco, Various restaurants..Indian, Italian, European,Gastropubs
Carry-outs as above, incl. Chinese ,and Scottish 'fish and chips'.Several pubs, some live music.
Excellent Independent shops, Pharmacies, GP Centre, etc.



From Glasgow, East to West

M8 to just beyond Glasgow Airport, then A737 through Lochwinnoch, then Kilbirnie, then Largs. Journey 45 mins.


Brisbane Taxis

(01475) 689990….for Local taxi to supermarket, Station, etc


Glasgow Buchanan Street to Largs

TravellineScotland (McGills)
nos. 901 or 906. Journey 1hr, 45 mins.


Largs, to and from Glasgow Central

Trains leave Largs hourly, 10 mins. before the hour. See FirstScotrail etc. Journey 1 hour to Glasgow.


Minibuses etc. to and from Airport etc. Very good. We may be able to arrange this for you, for example Foreign Clients, from Airport. Just ask.

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