Buccleuch Arms Hotel Scottish Borders
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- Pets allowed
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The weather this morning is not sunny, but no bother!!! It's not snowing!!! After showers, we girls will head to the hair dressers and then we'll all be off to to the lodge. As the entire place is ours for the weekend, some guests arrived last night and we've heard tales that the party has already ...
... it was. Looked like the inside of any 1950's house. Liz and Phil have single beds in separate rooms. The only double bed is on the honeymoon suite and was put there by Charlie when he and Di married. Zara also had her ehoneymoon there. Toured Edinburgh Castle this morning OMG how amazing. We didn't get to see the Tattoo but we saw where it is held - very small and quite steep considering they march on ...
Our visit to Dryburgh Abbey was supposed to be quick. In, have a look at the resting places of Sir Walter Scott and Douglas Haig and out. But Dryburgh is without doubt the most fabulous of the four Border abbeys and it's difficult to see how anyone could spend anything less than a couple of hours there. It has cedar trees that have been here since he crusades for ...
... s only one and it's on the west bound A6091 at Melrose so we missed it. From the east the only sign says 'Cemetery' which doesn't really tell the whole story. Unless you're looking for the cemetery that is.
So this time, driving back from Galashiels to Dryburgh we took this road and found The Rhymer's Stone. We also found the other end of Bogle Burn Road that we were on yesterday. The information board has the Fairy Queen ...
... and have a cup a tea. This worked a treat and with 90 minutes Beddie had been jump started off a rescue truck and we were on our way back to Galashiels to buy a new battery.
The first place we pulled into thought it would take a week to get one big enough. Memories of Newark flooded into my mind where we were once stranded waiting for a replacement alternator. I mean I like Galashiels but I don't lurve it so much ...