Eckford Hall Steading
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... at their peak and the astilbe is 7 feet tall! There were bees everywhere especially on the blue and purple flowers. I saw at least 5 different species. We stopped in to the Tea shop for a pot of Earl Grey. Most tea here served with milk but Earl Grey is supposedly better with lemon. I’m not enough of a tea expert to say for sure but it was good with a piece of tea bread full of raisins.
Wednesday is even ...
... area and we had a walk up the hill to see it. It isn't actually there anymore as it is buried under the ground after the 800 years or so since it was abandoned. It overlooks the Tweed River and from what has been discovered it was a major fort along the England/Scotland disputed border.
It turns out we had walked about half way to the Abbey by the time we got to the end of the road past the fort, but due to the complete lack ...
... through the traditional ballads of Scott, Hogg and others. We couldn’t linger very long. The temperature was still rising and our feet were starting to object to the stony path and the high temperatures. Much of the forest shown on the OS map that I hold had been cut removing the shade that woodland trees provide which meant there was no respite from the sun. We aired our faces with the breeze that was blowing taking off our sun hats for short periods and drank ...
... in advance, and didn't have to line-up, otherwise it would have taken forever. I am pleased we didn't book a bus tour over here, as you see so many castles, that after a while it is a bit much. We loved the city, and all its buildings, and really enjoyed our time there.Things I have forgotten to mention in other Blogs - while driving the other day we saw a motorbike rider with a camera on ...
... The bridge dates from the 15th century and there is a small area called Parliament Place in the centre of town where, when the English took the Scottish King David the second in 1346, the Scottish Parliament met. Time being of the essence, we were about to set off down the river when Debby's keen eyes located an information board for bike riders and walkers. From this we deduced there was the potential of a better riverside walk ...