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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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Travel Blogs from Balquhidder
... gulls wheel and mew and survey their territory, white wings soaring joyously, defying both gravity and the passing of the seasons.
I go up to the cemetery with some blazing fuchsia cut from the garden and spend a little time there peacefully, the happy ghosts of past outings populating the scenery around me. Driving slowly home, I know that I am in the right place and even though things will never be the same again,
life can still be good.
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 ...
Wed been spoiled with excellent weather over the weekend. However today, bank holiday Monday was not to follow suit. Rain, wind and cold awaited us as we left the Holiday Inn around 9.30. The main attraction of the day would be Sterling Castle. New to all four of us on this roadtrip. Similar to Edinburgh, Sterling castle towers over the town on an imposing cliff ledge. Once inside its walls, we elected to join a ...
... a few text messages to the key players and a skype call between Martin in Scotland and me in Australia, we had a photo shoot all lined up for this morning. On Martin's advice we didn't do the jeans and white shirt theme - too twee he said! Instead we did jeans and shirts in muted colours. This last instruction caused many smart remarks around what constituted a muted colour.
We had eventually set a time of 11.30am at Martin's ...
... and killed still haunt the castle to this day. We couldn't find those standing stones (we did search for them) but we spent some time at the castle soaking up the eerie atmosphere. Stirling Castle stands over the site of two famous battles in Scottish history: Stirling Bridge, where William Wallace defeated the English in 1297 (think of Braveheart) and Bannockburn where Robert the Bruce defeated Edward II in 1314. The ...