Glen Fruin Guest House

50 Fairfield Rd, Inverness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, IV3 5QW, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Inverness

In search of Nessie

A travel blog entry by lostinscotland on Aug 11, 2014

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... pretty knackered by then and went to bed early.

This was all yesterday. Today I had to go back in to Stirling to stamp my foot at Vodafone. To be fair to the person serving me they couldn't work out why my card had stopped working - but in the end they got me back on line and refunded my money. So not a bad outcome. The rest of the communications problems I have been having are simply due to the pretty poor phone reception out here at the university. It strikes me ...

Time for Another Castle - and More Fish!‏

A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie on Aug 03, 2014

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... Highland life from the 16th century to the present day. The vaulted-ceilinged ballroom was the only room we were permitted to take photos in; there are literally hundreds of stags antlers adorning the walls here. The current duke visits the castle annually to inspect the Atholl Highlanders, Britain's only private army, which was given its colours by Queen Victoria in appreciation of their services. ...

Battles and Bottles‏

A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie on Aug 02, 2014

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... a really excellent visitor centre, which tells the story of the events leading up to it and the battle itself, from both the Jacobites' and the Government's perspectives, and we saw a very graphic - and very moving - video reconstruction of the battle (we were surrounded by screens on all 4 sides). Then we walked the battlefield itself, with a very good audioguide explaining all the sites we stopped at. It seemed ...

Tales of Castles, Battles and the "Monster"

A travel blog entry by rambling_roamer on Jun 12, 2014

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... timber was the material of choice for coffins. We continued through the gorgeous countryside filled with bright yellow blooms on Scottish broom and the occasional purple thistle (symbol of Scotland). The story behind the thistle is that the plant saved the country. A soldier, part of a party making a sneak attack, yelled out in pain when he fell into one, alarming the sleeping Scots who were then able to defend their position. ...

Visiting Loch Ness

A travel blog entry by palais77 on Aug 27, 2013

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We left Oban on a dreary rainy day to head for the city at the mouth of the River Ness. Took our time swiping at Fort William to have a browse and a lovely cup of tea for .99p Next stop Urquhart Castle in ruins since between the 13-16th century. Now in the care of the state it was quite busy. Hard to imagine the amount of ...

Location

This hotel, located on 50 Fairfield Rd, Inverness, is near River Ness, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, Leakey's Second-hand Bookshop, and James Pringle Weavers.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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