Travel Blogs from Balquhidder
... apparently the road used by James Bond in Skyfall when he drove to his Scottish ancestral home. Just outside of Tyndrum we found Ewich House without any difficulty and were welcomed by Ian. We had our dinner at The Real Food Cafe in Tyndrum which is famous for its fish and chips. One of the staff told us that he was going to London for the chip frying finals in January! We had haddock and chips and it was a pretty good ...
... a bottle of 20 year old whiskey which had been made from 9 different vats which totalled 250 years of ageing. Cost was £300. Instead we bought a 10 year old whiskey which was much more reasonably priced. Back to the bar for dinner at our inn tonight before setting off to Fort William tomorrow. Time is flying past much too quickly and there is never enough time to see and do everything we would like ...
... and back to the car. We were thinking of driving over to St. Andrew's to see the old course but as it was still another hour and a half drive from Stirling we had to cut it out of trip. A bit disappointing but sometimes you just can't fit in everything you want to see. One day I'll get back and get to do some golfing on some of the world's best courses. Since our time in Scotland was limited I cut out golfing to do some other things that we could do ...
Left but not too far left
This could be construed as a political statement but it's not, this is our mantra while driving in Scotland. The first time we got in the car it was just plain weird, I felt like we were in a topsy, turvy, alternate universe. But once we finally left the airport it was smooth sailing at least for a little while. The main roads in Scotland, just as in Ireland, are well marked and easy to maneuver, then you come across a ...
... for Haymarket St, where Her Majesty's Theatre is, to see Phantom of the Opera. A bus trip that should take 15 minutes from Paddington to Haymarket, took us almost 45 minutes. But we made it on time, just, and took our seats in the Grand Circle. The seats were amazing - up high, so we were able to see into the orchestra pit, which was an amazing experience. The show was incredible - this coming from someone who openly doesn't ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
Although a little pricy for a single traveller the location, food and drink definitely make up for the price. But as the only hotel in the area, I guess they can charge what they like.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.