Travel Blogs from Peebles, United Kingdom

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Peebles, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

Peebles

A travel blog entry by drmom

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... at the damage (minor, but we'll have to pass the info along to the rental company). After Linlithgow, we headed towards Peebles. First we visited the local castle, Neidpath Castle. Not as exciting as some of the others, but decent & largely intact. ...

25 to Life, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

25 to Life

A travel blog entry by dirtypixel

So here I am with just 25 days to count away until my NZ adventure kicks off for real, and I figured I should prepare this blog so I have some kind of handle on it by the time I travel! It seems like only last week when I booked my flights. It was ...

Epic Journey, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

Epic Journey

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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The alarm was set for 3:30am and the taxi to the airport booked for 3:45am.  Obnoxious and ridiculous hours to catch a flight that was only going to end in Sydney 3 hours later with an 8 hour layover.  Even more obnoxious and ridiculous was the ...

Seriously - Riff Raff !!!, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

Seriously - Riff Raff !!!

A travel blog entry by janetanne

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... rah rah skirt. It was actually Sandra that was the problem i was sitting demurely watching. Oh by the way we lost :-(  Peebles, initially a market town is in the Scottish Borders area, it lies on the River Tweed and has a population of around 8,000. ...

Leaving The 'Shire, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

Leaving The 'Shire

A travel blog entry by dirtypixel

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11 months ago some kind old chap hit my stationary Renault Clio, after heavy snow had made driving an option only for the suicidal or the stupid. 3 weeks later, after protracted wrangling with the modern day highwaymen that pass as insurance companies, ...

High Performance Conference, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

High Performance Conference

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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... up (a little nap later)... slightly tainted by my reflection in the window... I think it makes it looks a bit cool though! Pretty much the whole of my time was spent in the hotel, so no comment on Peebles itself unfortunately. Good conference ...

Day 29 - Get into the Groove, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 29 - Get into the Groove

A travel blog entry by charlief

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... not too tiring, although the gorse bush-lined path uphill about three miles from the end was a bit of a surprise!  Peebles is a lovely little town, not as beautiful as some of the Highland areas, but plenty of solid Victorian villas and surrounding ...

Paris goes bog snorkelling!, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

Paris goes bog snorkelling!

A travel blog entry by trishandben

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... too which was nice. Today I had Paris for company again walking (he says thankfully!) big open fields and then the old drove road to Peebles. Made it as far as the Meldon Hills, where we have decided to camp, hoping the sheep dont come down and visit ...

The Road to Hell..., Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

The Road to Hell...

A travel blog entry by travellingted

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... . The owner offering apologies from a distance collared the four legged casanova before the jealous husbands return. A pavement beside the busy Peebles to Edinburgh road, was spied earlier in the day and was too much of a tempatation to be ignored. After ...

Day 35 - A day for true believers, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 35 - A day for true believers

A travel blog entry by debandkeith

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Before checking out we reflected on the two days we had spent in the Elphinstone Hotel, which was an attractive old pub with some history behind it.  There was even a plaque on the wall commemorating a day during WW2 when an emminent Polish General ...

East Lothian and Borders Drive, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

East Lothian and Borders Drive

A travel blog entry by cklohm

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... was disappointing after walking through a sheep field to find not much more than a tiny crumbling wall. We stayed the night in Peebles at Castle Venlaw Hotel in the Glengoyne Room.  Awesome hotel, one of our favorites on the trip.  Large ...

Day 66 - Is Sir ready for his tart?, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 66 - Is Sir ready for his tart?

A travel blog entry by jonathanashleyr

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... thank the lord I did. My left foot felt like I had somehow bruised the outside of it and I limped on a very slow pace, into Peebles. I would need to sort something out, as we would be going nowhere in this state. Had to resort to an audio book and the ...

Scotland, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

Scotland

A travel blog entry by gmacnemz

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We were picked up from Edinburgh by Kev & Sandy, Sandy has grown up so much & was disappointed he didn't get to see any planes at the airport. We drove back to the ranch & got to see Graeme's moots on her birthday. We made a dinner for ...

Adventures in Urban Backpacking 1, Lauder, United Kingdom travel blog

Adventures in Urban Backpacking 1

A travel blog entry by aubdaub

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Don't hitchike at night. I give you this sound piece of advice not from the all knowing, confines of my imagination, but from experience itself. Last weekend, my new "friend to be" (Shiama) and I decided to take our first exploration together, and ...

Setting Forth, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

Setting Forth

A travel blog entry by dirtypixel

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Blimey. So here we are again folks and for those taking the time to read, thank you. An even bigger thank you to those brave enough to return after reading my New Zealand blog some year and a half ago (if you didn't and have half an interest, you'll ...

Edinburgh, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by simmi60

Cruised to Edinburgh and visited the castle - fascinating. We walked the Golden Mile as rain started to ...

45/60 Over the Tweed and far away, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

45/60 Over the Tweed and far away

A travel blog entry by trevaaa

... the descent for the next day. I got there at 3 and it was a shit hole , graffited , stank of piss, the lot!! I had a look at the map& decided to carry on going another 8 miles to Peebles.Man alive achey knees , throbbing feet, tired eyes, nuff said ...

Day 40 - Yair Bridge to Peebles, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 40 - Yair Bridge to Peebles

A travel blog entry by sueandjulie

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... (Queen of the Scots). We had intended for it to be a short day, however the going was good and we continued until we reached Peebles where we called it a day after 18 miles, and the sun made its appearance to finish the day on a ...

Peebles on a beach?, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

Peebles on a beach?

A travel blog entry by vagabondbaby

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... winner, all you babysitters take note...oh, and fresh trout, so get fishing! PS:  the best chippy ever can be found in Peebles, east coast haddock wins hands down!      We had a couple of day trips to Edinburgh and Melrose, ...

beware (lambs), Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

beware (lambs)

A travel blog entry by roziwee

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Igazi seholmásholnemilyenzöldafüves, birkás, szeles-hegytetős, rekettyés, skót kirándulás Anikóval es Danival. És sok birkával meg pár lóval. És jól megérdemelt ...

Phase 14 Day 4, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

Phase 14 Day 4

A travel blog entry by heather-stewart

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... were certainly some very proud, protective Mums in the fields with them. The walk had also closely followed the railway from Peebles to Penicuik. Unfortunately the line is no longer used and has been dismantled but there is still evidence of the raised ...

Changeover Day 14, Peebles, United Kingdom travel blog

Changeover Day 14

A travel blog entry by heather-stewart

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... me out a plug for the computer so I could access wi-fi and very kindly printed off the route of the Old Drove Rd from Peebles to West Linton so that our walking distance could be shortened tomorrow. I had not been aware of the drove rd until we found ...

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