- Largs Ayrshire, Scotland, is about 33 miles (53 km) from Glasgow.
- It is a popular seaside resort with a pier. The original name means “the slopes”. The town markets itself on its historic links with the Vikings and an annual festival is held each year in early September.
- The National Mod has also been held here in the past. Some Scots Gaelic signposts are still up.
- A mod is a festival of Scottish Gaelic song, arts and culture The “Pencil” monument commemorating the Battle of Largs stands just over a mile (1.8 km) south of the town centre