Macdonald Houstoun House
Travel Blogs from Livingston
... t try the cream but the 10 year was very smooth and exquiste and the 8 yr not quite as smooth. We had a tour through the distillery and of course ended up in the shop. We bought a bottle of Caledonian 12 yr single malt. Aunty Betty, yes both M and I had a wee dram for you .... Unfortunately Don And Sally you will have to wait until January / February to try it as we have already bought our duty free in Auckland before we left so Jim ...
Today is our last official camper van day - we travelled from Stirling to Kinross - a town not many miles away - we didn't even get lost which was amazing. The town didn't have a coffee shop, in fact it didn't have much at all, so we travelled onto the next wee village and found a great coffee shop which was part of a woollen mill shop - after more shopping we left and ...
... in Edinburgh, which I found somewhat surprising. I was well aware of these populations in London, but never assumed they migrated throughout the kingdom.
We set a meeting place and time before racing toward pita heaven. We returned shortly before boarding. Over the course of the past three days, Jessica, a nurse, had purchased every cough suppressant/pain reliever/nasal decongestant/throat lozenge/miracle pill the UK had to offer in an attempt ...
... only 'monster’ I and everyone else got an eyeful of was the ginger monster…).
Graeme took us to some amazing places that we would not have found on our own, and that I could not direct anyone back to, but the photos below speak for themselves. We were blown away by the “serenity” (without the bug zapper for all you Castle fans) and the beauty of the hills. Just watch for midgies (and to all those people who warned me about them, I ...
... feet and when faced with the choice of scrambling over a pathless moor layered in whispy nothingness, I opt for the road all the way to the Union canal, which takes me up to my day's end goal.
Livingston village is another Conservation area, which although pristine, does not seem to have enough 'stuff' to conserve. The hotel is basic but friendly with good service, but my double room looks like it shrank in all the rain (the Livingston Inn) and after covering ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking