Balcary Bay Country House Hotel

Shore Road, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, DG7 1QZ, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $181.00

Travel Blogs from Castle Douglas

In Keswick

A travel blog entry by analegge


Fine today and some cloud. Spent the day driving through the beautiful scenery of Cumbria. Over high passes, through pretty little towns and villages and along tiny narrow roads. The roads over the 3 passes we did were only wide enough for one vehicle and often so steep and windy we were reduced to low gear. But it's fascinating and unspoilt. Like driving ...

Lisbon to Keswick England

A travel blog entry by analegge


Flew to Liverpool and picked up rental car to drive north. No shuttle to car rental so good it wasn't raining as it is a bit of a walk. Arrived Keswick late afternoon and checked into the comfortable Beckside B and B. Raining for our evening walk for a meal but had umbrellas. Are at very nice Packhorse ...

I wandered lonely as a cloud.... and Peter Rabbit

A travel blog entry by heatherham


Another magic breakfast being waited upon and then it was time for directions to the Castlerigg stone circle and Beatrix Potter's house to get organised for our day. Our lovely host, Peter mapped out our route and lent us his map. He was apologising profusely as he had taken our wine and put it in his fridge but they had accidentally drunk it instead of their own. It was replaced with a lovely bottle of wine, left at our door in a cooler. A quick look at the stone circle, not ...

The water is wide I can't cross o'er......

A travel blog entry by heatherham


Great breakfast and some good ideas from our hosts for how to have a relaxing but enjoyable day. Took off down to Lake Derwent (yes the same as those wonderful pencils - and there is a shop here that sells them) on foot, about a 10 minute walk. Got a round the lake ticket on the lovely old style wooden launches that you can hop on and hop off. It was a magnificent day and many people told us that we had brought the ...

Just can't wait to get on the road again.....

A travel blog entry by heatherham


Goin' places that I've never been Seein' things that I may never see again That was today. Cheryl met up with relatives in the morning after breakfast and then we were on the road before lunch. It was the M roads that took us most of the way in a short period of time. 70 miles an hour (for those who have read my earlier blogs I have finally worked out when to read the speed in km/h and when to read it as ...

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