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Arts and crafts in Clackmannanshire

Clackmannanshire is in Scotland. It has a population of around 50,000 and covers approximately 16,000 hectares. Here is a list of nearby or neighbouring counties: Falkirk, Fife, Perth and Kinross, Stirling.

Clackmannanshire (called Siorrachd Chlach Mhannainn in Scottish Gaelic) has its main council offices in the town of Alloa. Alva Glen is a gorge near to the village of Alva where remains can be seen of workshops from a time when it was part of the textile industry. It has also become the site of a popular annual event when the waterfalls and garden are illuminated. Constructed during the 15th century and once home to the earls of Argyll, Castle Campbell is now an impressive ruin with picturesque gardens and offers visitors excellent views of the countryside that surrounds it. Other attractions in Clackmannanshire include Alloa Tower which is managed by the National Trust for Scotland, 15th century Sauchie Tower which has limited opening times and Gartmorn Dam Country Park and Nature Reserve near Alloa.

George Henry Paulin

(Born 1888 in Muckhart in Clackmannanshire), Art, Sculpture

George Henry Paulin was a notable Scottish sculptor and artist of the 20th century. Among others he created the statue of Pavlova in the Garden of Remembrance, London and the statue of Lord Lister in Kevinggrove Park in Glasgow.