Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae, South Ayrshire, Scotland, KA26 0NZ, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ballantrae

Scotland weekend getaway

A travel blog entry by coiafamilyoe

2
10

... 15 years since our last visit. The girls had fun playing with Abigail's dog in the garden and we all enjoyed Dot's lovely baking.

All too soon it was time to head back to York and drop Richard at the train before we headed home to Glaisdale. Less said about the trip home the better. Let's just say double check the sat nav next time! A late night but a very enjoyable weekend. Thanks Marna, Leo and Dot. Ax


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Lighting the Rhinns of Galloway

A travel blog entry by deb.nicholls56

8

... gardener, Gabby, as guide. Unbelievably, I was the only
interested party! I spent a lovely hour with Gabby, who explained the history
of the gardens and passionately pointed out particular treasures in the plant
collection. The walled garden is edged by a woodland, with loch side views,
rich flora and fauna. I was accompanied for part by a herd of cattle!

I ventured to the most southerly ...

Despite the rain!

A travel blog entry by deb.nicholls56

8

... well placed to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. There is
also a 17acre Moorland Walk, an interesting combination of cultivation versus
wild. Bluebells grow in and between broom, blackberry and bracken. Birdlife
include a number of lyre bird pairs, their unique calls echoing throughout the
gardens.

My evening
meal was Thai Chicken at the Crown Hotel in Portpatrick. Filling but not sure
about the Thai influence!





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Venture into Dunfries and Galloway

A travel blog entry by deb.nicholls56

2
2

... wipers being on opposite sides; how to
adjust the volume on the radio etc! I also did not have a decent map! Despite
all this, I made it to Portpatrick.

Driving most
of the way on the A702, I was very pleased when I passed the sign indicating my
entry into Dumfries and Galloway. I stopped for lunch at the Clatteringshaws
Loch Visitor Centre. A short walk along the loch’s edge leads you to Bruce’s
Stone, ...

Kevin's interview from Dee

A travel blog entry by kevdeeworldtour

... Think I’m changing already – more mindful about what I am eating.

Want to lose 4 to 5 stone

Read more.

What’s your luxury item ?

My Sony Notebook

What’s your most essential item (s) ?

Boots, toothbrush and water

What will you miss the most ?

Ease and convenience of living where everyone speaks English e.g. buying a bottle of water !

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