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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TravelPod Member ReviewsKingshouse Hotel Balquhidder
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.
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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 ...
... of them have got a great day with excursions planned in Perth. He even gave me the name of an eating place where I can have brekkie before the trip. Apparently air crew all eat there, so if the corn flakes are good enough for them then it will be good enough for moi!! This wee jaunt consists of an open top bus around Perth, then a river cruise down the Swan river with lunch on board, to Freemantle where a trolley tram will be waiting ...
... three times the price. It was really nice, like creamy soda mixed with fanta. After lunch we all went to Stirling Castle, and we were just amazed at how old the town was. The castle was great, and we did a guided tour for a bit with a very Scottish, very patriotic tour guide. We went into the Great Hall, which was apparently built by King James in the same proportions as Solomon's temple in Jerusalem (the same King James who made his own translation of the Bible). Allan, Dani's ...
... and hear bagpipes.... there was a wedding there! How good would that be.... getting married in a castle! There's a thought.....
As always on holidays, it is the unexpected things you end up talking about the most....we had tea at a random Italian restaurant we found in Stirling. I had lobster ravioli which was delicious and one of the best meals I have had so far. As we were leaving we were taling photos of photos in the restaurants as they were ...
... coordinated schedule of busses, ferries, B & B's, trains, boats & car trips? Somehow she managed to arrange it all while Sheila and I were tackling our first ascent.
We drove to the base of the Sir William Wallace monument where we parked near a hilarious assortment of tour busses, a couple of pics will confirm this. Sir Wallace is better known in Canada as Braveheart or Mel Gibson. He was the Scottish freedom fighter who won the Battle of Stirling ...