Galloway Arms Hotel

54-58 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, DG8 6DB, United Kingdom | Hotel
Prices starting from $115.00
 

Travel Blogs from Newton Stewart

Culzean Castle & Turnberry

A travel blog entry by watter306

5

Today was a full day. We started the day with a 40 minute Journey to Culzean Castle (pronounced Kullane). At one point on our drive we ended up on this tiny narrow road that was barely as wide as our car (and it was paved)! Thought for sure we were lost but nope it took us to where we needed to go. The castle was built in 1777 and sat on a cliff overlooking ...

Day Thirty-seven - Back on track

A travel blog entry by lets.get.lost

... bike ride in search of squirrels (we were getting desperate to see one!). I struggled on this bike ride, I was still sore from climbing Ben Nevis, and the midgies that were starting to appear in Scotland were driving me nuts, the minute you stopped moving they would smother you! I was quite happy to get inside the four walls of Peter-Pat away from them for the ...

Lessons learned

A travel blog entry by sk4r4m4ng4

This may just be a mini blog but it was a trip to find out what worked for us on the bike and what didn't . I'm sure anyone who goes camping regularly will look at this and say "Yeah, of course you fool" but here goes for what we've learned on a camping trip for two on a motorbike.

  • Ground mats are essential, they take up space but have one each, you will freeze during the night.
  • Skinny sleeping base are a false economy, buy warm and sleep on top if you're ...

Town full of art

A travel blog entry by sk4r4m4ng4

10

... and a little chatty, this bugger was their Queen. Stop chatting, press the bloody buttons and serve people, I'm being slowly broiled here!
Enjoyed the ride back with my jacket open I cooled down and my ratty mood changed to relaxed again. We got back to the campsite and discovered there was wi-fi down by the boothy and kitchen so sat in the sun listening to the League 1 playoff having a few cold ones.
Pinched one of the ...

Day one of the mini camping trip

A travel blog entry by sk4r4m4ng4

9

... tent and made a dent into our provisions. After a while the rain stopped and we broke out the firepit, time to burn some logs! We had two bags provided when we got the firepit but Jill took the executive decision for me to walk back to the site office and carry another two bags back. As usual she knows my wood burning habits and we got through the majority no problem. It was still light-ish and we thought it was about 8:30, turns out it ...

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This hotel, located on 54-58 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart, is near Bladnoch Distillery.
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