Ellersly House Hotel
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Today we went out to Glenuig, where Tom's McDonald family came from. It was wild and isolated, and beautiful. We then drove over the other side of the country to Errol to see where his ******* family originated, finally returning to Edinburgh where we stayed in the gorgeous Ellersly House Hotel.
... the furnishings and feeling of spaciousness. We made a quick trip to M & S to buy some things for breakfast. We had bought food from the Pret to eat on the train, not knowing that food was provided for first class passengers, so we had the Pret sandwich and baguette for tea. We went for a walk down Princes Street and up to Market Street and down a path back to Princes Street. It got dark just after 8 pm. The Castle and several other buildings were ...
Edinburgh Castle imposes itself over the city, atop an old volcanic rock and it drew us to begin our day there. With the Scottish summer sun shining its location affords the best views of Edinburgh. Looking at it from below though is probably the best view. Inside the castle which has been rebuilt and expanded upon over the centuries has been the home of some significant royal moments with Queen Mary of Scots giving birth to James the IV of Scotland who ...
... the guy was a muso too. We had a chat with them and had a couple of games of pool, then they left to go to the pub up the road, The Scotsmans, to see some live music. We met a bunch of other guys in the games room, including an Italian guy, some Irish girls that worked at the hostel, another Italian guy who also had a guitar and had a jam with Darren, and a group of two girls and a guy from Switzerland, who had a bit of a singalong with Darren to 'Repeat After Me'! That was ...
... to come down to falls to be inspired by the wild romantic nature of them. So we entered the house of the poets and from there were given a fantastic view of the falls from a little balcony that holds you over the roaring water! We went down to a little stone bridge for a quieter view and took our photos. Then it was back to the van! We stopped in a little town on the edge of the highlands for our last chance to stock up on supplies and then we went straight into the hills! I had ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility