Abbot's Brae Hotel

55 Bullwood Road, Dunoon, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, PA23 7QJ, United Kingdom | Hotel
Prices starting from $108.00

Travel Blogs from Dunoon


A travel blog entry by jenny-peter-g


... buildings. Continued on to the Cathedral - different to Dublin - seemed much older and darker - sandstone quite dark with pollutants. Restoration work just beginning. Huge stained glass windows and an enormous underground crypt area. Also walked around the nearby Necropolis - some very elaborate tombs and memorial statues. Necropolis on a hill so also had lovely views over the Cathedral. From there we ...

Cowal Highland Games

A travel blog entry by heymann


... Dunoon on the Cowal Peninsula. We made arrangements to swing through Dunoon on the tail end of our journey and then fly out through Glasgow so that we could see the Games.

Anyway, we got up and headed downstairs to the "conservatory" which was a large sun room on the back of the Duncreggan House that overlooked Loch Long. We had a wonderful hot breakfast in semi-isolation from the hubbub in the main dining room, and ...

A day with the ancestors

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi


... of stones with a grave tucked in underneath. Then a nice mowed grassy path lead all the way down the edges of two fields to another field with the standing stones. Dunadd had had a few people, not many, but this place we had entirely to ourselves so we could really soak up the atmosphere and imagine what life must have been like for the builders and users of this strange and evocative place. The last place, two fields away on the other side of the cist, was ...

McGregor Despite Them

A travel blog entry by anni.porter


... ran cattle as a protection racket. Now 22 Rob was to marry Helen MacGregor of Comar, born at Leny Farm, Strathyre on January 1693 at Glenarklet. They were to have 4 sons - James (Mor) the tall, Ranald, Coll, and Robert known as Robin (Oig) or young Rob. They also adopted a cousin – Duncan.

In 1711, wanting to expand his cattle trade, Rob borrowed the sum of 1000 from James Graham, 1st Duke of Montrose with whom he had ...

Pottering about in Glasgow

A travel blog entry by fitchett


... towards the more retail focused parts of the city, particularly Buchanan Street, including visiting a shop selling Scottish (knitwear) specialities. We then brought some supplies back to the hotel, before heading off again, this time to lower Buchanan Street, where we found the St Enoch shopping centre and then Waterstones (there were not bookshops in the St Enoch centre). An important purchase here was a small road Atlas, so that ...

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This hotel, located on 55 Bullwood Road, Dunoon, is near Newark Castle.
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