Macdonald Houstoun House
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- Tennis Court
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
- High-speed internet in room
TripAdvisor Reviews Macdonald Houstoun House Livingston
Travel Blogs from Livingston
... 2 mums were tearing their hair out; about 8 kids between them, all running in different directions and getting up to mischief. Fun to watch. Scored a park in Queensferry and walked the town. Great views of the Forth bridges. The original train bridge over the Forth of Firth, more than 100 years old, is a distinct cantilever design. The 'new' car bridge is just about at capacity and they are building another. ...
... breakfast so I split it with an American guy I had befriended on the tour. It was actually pretty good! It’s just like mince with a great whisky caramel sauce served on mash potato and parsnip. Delicious! Feeling pretty good I headed back to the hostel to see the boys who hadn’t gone on the tour, and to see what they were up to. They didn’t have many plans so I headed out again and planned to be back by 6 for dinner. I spend the afternoon walking the ...
... a Beatrice Potter exhibition. We had a quick look around and I bought 2 figurines - Peter Rabbit and Mrs Tiggy Winkle - lovely. We again tottled up the road to the Edradour Distillery. This is a boutique distillery - they make a batch of whisky every two days and 3 men work in the distillery. We had a choice of 2 whiskys to taste - a cream, single malt of 10 yrs and another single malt of 8 years which had been stored in port barrels. ...
... to have a look around the Abbey and we were disappointed again to see that the headstones in the cemetery had been removed but this time the grass had grown over the tombstones - such a shame and it makes us appreciate the effort that is undertaken in New Zealand and even more so by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in Belgium.
We stopped off at a carvery on the way home and once home finished the evening off with a limoncello - yum !!!
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Caught the Train to Edinburgh in the evening and went out for beers with James. Had a 9.25% beer called 'Hardcore IPL' which gave me a hardcore delayed hangover the next day.