Burnhouse Manor Hotel
Travel Blogs from Burnhouse
... for us to take the requisite photos, then we carried on, as we had a lunch date!
Charlie and I well remember a fantastic lunch we had with Karen and Graham at Loch Fyne Oyster Bar, when we stayed with them in Edinburgh in 1992! We were really chuffed to be able to return there this time. The restaurant itself is in a converted byre, and they specialise in locally farmed seafood. Loch Fyne ...
Day minus 1. And so the waiting and the preparation is nearly over. The Magic Bus has been readied for the Scandinavian Odyssey, the wardrobe packed with clothes suitable for all possible weathers (and if 'spring' in Scotland this year is any guide we'll probably need them all), the larder stocked with the ingredients suitable for fine dining alfresco-style (tins of frankfurters, baked beans, spam, A&B Roll, and ...
... farms, animals, fog, the whole lot.... Its beautiful. The people sitting beside me on the train have had 5 beers in 30 minutes, they are Scottish. I am impressed and terrified at their drinking abilities.
The train ride was fairly uneventful.... I am now writing this from the pub in my hostel as this is the only place that the wifi is free! My hostel is amazing, clean and really nice. I am in a room of four, and so far I am the ...
... although occasional glimpses of the large flailing arms appeared above the housetops. On the outskirts of the town I gave up and tried to snap them, but you will have to look hard to see them. They are so large in reality, but inconspicuous in photos. There was no sound where I was. Houses were nearer, but they may be inaudible, although certainly not invisible.
Back to Forth tomorrow. The forecast is for improvement, although the showers cleared this afternoon and it is mild.
... to reflect and write, then there is the downloading and sorting of photos. I have been taking notes as I go, but once again I am writing a week later than the events. Ho hum.
We feel ourselves relax as we board the British Airways flight, French is spoken by the staff, but they are English. We have had very little problem with language actually, finding our way around with the small amount of Dutch, then my school girl French and the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking