Auchrannie Country House Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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First, I woke up at 5:30am to listen to Geelong v Adelaide. Last game for us and we won. But a poor year and the end of careers for some of our great players. Looked out the hotel window and could see a guitar shop opposite. What do you call a guitar shop in Ayr, you guessed it, "Ayr Guitars". Didn't know it was the Ayr air show, 120,000 others wandering around like us. We started ...
... and all the gear they have for them.
It's a lovely drive up to Ayrshire. Lochs and rolling hills and quaint little towns all along the way.
Arriving at Ayr, it was a lot bigger than I expected - so finding a B&B or pub with good accommodation was a challenge. Even harder because of an Air Show on this weekend. We drove around town but didn't ...
... Back at the site we hooked up and prepared a smoked haddock chowder with a bottle of Rioja. We just had to have seconds watching the sun go down. So far we have seen two of the big five of Scotland - seals and a red squirrel. We missed a sea otter last night so we won't count that. Judy did have a lovely whisky - a 14 year old single Aaran Malt. Will try another tonight and we might just buy a ...
... through the village, visiting the church and graveyard with stones dating all the way back to the times when the Vikings were in Scotland. We then went through the Trossachs area of lochs (lakes) and mountains with a stop at a scenic area for tasting the various types of Scotch whisky (before lunch!). Interestingly I found the most expensive Scotch to be horrible! It smelled and tasted like burnt wood, in my opinion. ...
... have the chance to wander about on our own. There are some interesting collections of original paintings by Monet, Van Gogh and Rembrandt as well as Salvatore Dali's St John of the Cross. My favourite though was Sir Roger the elephant. He is a stuffed elephant that has been in the museum for over a 100 years. We return to the ship and walk back into town. The weather has cleared so walking around the port town of Greenock is quite pleasant. We find a pub ...