Doune Guest House

5 Murray Place, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland, KY16 9AP, United Kingdom | Hotel
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A Relaxing Anniversary Eve

A travel blog entry by theresa.morris on Aug 03, 2014

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... is all about the golf, throughout my strolls, I've gotten the impression that it also has an intellectual flavour. For one thing, St. Andrews University buildings are EVERYWHERE, and I've seen a number of plaques dedicated to illustrious St. Andrews personalities famed not for their political or entertainment success, but rather for things such as cofounding calculus and inventing the use of mercury in thermometers. There is a meridian ...

Mists and mellow fruitfulness

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Sep 24, 2013

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... therefore support many small estates. They became a source of neighbourly bickering (as so often in this feisty country!) because a well-filled doocot would strip nearby grain fields in no time. If you want more detail, here's where I found most of my information:
http://ihbc.org.uk/context_archive/109/ dovecote/dovecote.html

In the modern western world, one assumes the the only reason anyone might build a home for doves is because they are ...

St Andrews, Dundee & Scotland's Best Kept Secr

A travel blog entry by gregandgail on Aug 07, 2013

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... to a superb view to drink our tea and eat our treated by. Gail, Gill and Bryan had the traditional scones with jam. All very nice. Once done with our tea and cakes it was back to camp where we are relaxing a few hours away till dinner. Tomorrow Gail and Gill are going to Edinburgh to do some family research in the archives of Scotland's People. I am heading into St Andrews for a closer look at this historic city of golf and ...

Coming "home"

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Jul 10, 2013

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... all apparently finding their way around so we thought maybe Summer School residents. Not great pics yet, but I'm sure there will be plenty more!

Despite the full larder, we decided we would continue with our usual tradition of getting fish & chips for our first dinner in a new home. We has quite a long wait, but it was extremely fresh so worth it. We ate it in the lovely sunny back garden and revelled in being "at home" at last - albeit a different ...

Family Discovered

A travel blog entry by fannyandshawn on May 04, 2013

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... sheep and green as far as the eye can see. At the Stirling station we were meet by Margaret and Jimmy. Margaret had reached out to me via email while doing family tree research. Her husband Jimmy is my Dad's cousin. My father didn't know he had any family on his Mom's side so all this has come as a surprise. After a brief car tour of Stirling castle, bridge and Wallace monument (note to all you Braveheart fans!) we went back to their house in Alloa; ...

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This hotel, located on 5 Murray Place, St. Andrews, is near The St. Andrews Links, British Golf Museum, St. Andrews University, and Lundin Golf Club.
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