Creity Hall Hotel

Stirling Road, Doune, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, FK16 6AD, United Kingdom | B&B
 

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Time to leave Greece.

A travel blog entry by thunder_road83

Greece was a great place and I was glad I decided to go there. After a good sleep it was time to get up and get breakfast, before I made my way to the airport and fly home.

After getting home I was about to encounter the first travel issues of the trip. During my time in Greece I had no issues but within one hour of being back in the UK, I was about to encounter my first travel issues.

After ...

Doune Day 4

A travel blog entry by cdonaldson

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... was a major strategic point between the south of Scotland and the north. In the 1300s it played a major part in the Scottish Wars of Independence. Two major battles were fought near here, within sight of the Castle. The first was the Battle of Stirling Bridge, the second the Battle of Bannockburn (1314 - exactly 700 years ago this month!). The Wallace Monument is also at Stirling, and can be seen in some of my photos from ...

Doune Day 3

A travel blog entry by cdonaldson

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... taken here as a young girl to hide from the English. When we arrived, there was a family of six waiting for the boat. It started to rain as we arrived in the car park, but we thought we'd go out to the island. Then we saw the boat, it was a small open boat, so we decided to come back later! Driving on, the rain continued. We stopped at Aberfoyle, a village with an excellent wool centre and gift shop, and a separate tourist information centre, which maintained ...

Doune Day 2

A travel blog entry by cdonaldson

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... it's not far away. This is a partial ruin, but it still has some interesting places to explore. The audio guide was excellent. Several more spiral stairs to climb, they're certainly a challenge! The last one was right up to the top battlements. Lyndall decided not to go, she's had enough of spiral stone stairs. This was definitely the worst one I've climbed. Dunfermline Abbey had a ...

Dunfermline - Doune

A travel blog entry by cdonaldson

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... able to get a nice baseball cap. Lyndall got a very unique piece of jewellery. After that we made a quick visit to the old maternity hospital, which is now a business centre. This is where Anne was born. We then found Grandpa Ross' grave, which also has an inscription to Gran. Lastly, we went to Canmore Golf Club, where Mum's family lived while she was growing up. We left Dunfermline after a fascinating visit, covering both history ...

Location

This B&B, located on Stirling Road, Doune, is near Stirling Castle, Blair Drummond Safari and Leisure Park, Doune Castle, and Argyll's Lodging.
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