Travel Blogs from Tongue
... York, Castle Howard, Scarborough in the rain, Durham, Hadrians wall, Edinburgh , military tattoo was awesome, into highlands and Aviemore, up mountains in the Cairngorms. Joc has managed to fit in lots of shopping. May not have wifi access for 2-3 nights I ...
... currents are known for being extremely rough and are especially dangerous during tidal flow as they come in from different directions. Today was not one of those days – it was a very smooth crossing.
After a 45 minute trip we arrived on Orkney which is made up of about 70 islands and of these only 16 are inhabited. This land was originally part of Norway and was not ceded to ...
... Sutherland and the Clan Sutherland. Dunrobin's origins lie in the Middle Ages, but most of the present building is the work of Sir Charles Barry, the architect of
the Palace of Westminster in London, who greatly extended the building in 1845.
The resulting house has a "French Renaissance meets Scots Baronial"
style. Some of the original building is visible in the interior courtyard.
... into the cars. On our way we ran into some peak hour traffic, but it wasn’t cars it was highland cattle. There was a heap of them and heaps of babies too just casually walking down the road we were on.. We got out took about a million photos. As we were driving we went past a little pier and decided to stop off and check it out. We then decided that we wouldn’t be men unless we jumped off the pier into the water. This was a terrible choice, the water here made loch ...
... we had seen. Again no photos were allowed to be taken inside but we managed to get few sneaky pics in. This castle was the most impressive it was large had massive gardens and a falconry display. The rooms were immaculate and filled with regal stuff, and more deer heads than one dwelling should have. The castle had been added to and refurbished throughout the years and was no longer a military building, the inside ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking