Balcary Bay Country House Hotel

Shore Road, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, DG7 1QZ, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel is located on Shore Road, Castle Douglas.
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    Travel Blogs from Castle Douglas

    BACK TO ENGLAND

    A travel blog entry by nickandmaryjane on Sep 10, 2014

    29 photos

    ... much walking and pushing of our bikes), and even more importantly we discovered the fun of picking blackberries from wild brambles whilst our walking. We could even pick fresh blackberries from behind Oscar to have with our breakfast every morning. We also experienced the local bus system which we used when we went to visit Beatrix Potter’s house. This wasn’t where she grew up but the house that she brought for herself once she had become an author ...

    Success- we have completed day 1!!!

    A travel blog entry by rosiemarzouk on Sep 10, 2014

    2 comments, 13 photos

    ... be quick on most of the track - it was mercilessly up and down or narrow or uneven, ending with a mammoth uphill, followed by the steepest descent I have ever experienced. It was a grassy path there, so not fatal to lose your footing, but took great concentration! And muscle power! But the scenery was out of this world, and the day was sunny and we were HOT! And sweaty. The photos will show the beauty. We ...

    Arriving at St. Bees

    A travel blog entry by rosiemarzouk on Sep 09, 2014

    3 comments, 7 photos

    ... family business until he decided to go on his own and specialise in soap - a commodity everyone needed, and pioneered making it and selling it in bars - previously it had been made from animal fat, and cam in bulk and you cut off pieces for people like cheese....just thought that was interesting. He was rather like Frick of the Frick collection in NY - he started collecting art with soap advertising in mind, then became hooked and became a lover of art. He died in 1925. ...

    Kippford

    A travel blog entry by carolg49 on Sep 01, 2014

    4 photos

    ... Harry before her baby arrives, so we needed to say goodbye to them. When we arrived at Rockcliffe there were families on the beach and people collecting mussels on the rocks and we could see all the way across the bay. Before heading off sat and ate our lunch Then walked along a fairly steep path to the next bay at Kippford. There was ...

    Mull of Galloway

    A travel blog entry by carolg49 on Aug 30, 2014

    5 photos

    Drove through the hills and past lovely loch to beautiful botanical Arden's at Logan. It's on the Gulf Stream and it felt a bit like home with lots of eucalypts and tree ferns. It was a lovely day and david really happy when he found local crab salad on the menu at the tea rooms. I ...