Kingsknowes Hotel

Selkirk Rd, Galashiels, Borders, Scotland, TD1 3HY, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Galashiels

Family time

A travel blog entry by karin.histon on Jul 28, 2014

1 comment, 10 photos

... certain Scotish rain, we woke to the most amazing blue sky. Peebles is much prettier in the sunlight!

Nana had for us toast and tea ready in her flat and the kids revelled in the fact that they could zip down to her apartment in the elevator on their own. So much did they enjoy this, that as Tony and I were getting dressed for the day, we knew exactly what was being placed on the breakfast table at what time as Talia and Avaia happily let ...

Day Eight - 12-26-31

A travel blog entry by needlemind on Jul 08, 2014

2 comments, 6 photos

... as they did a good job of convincing their manager to let us through without that precious printed page. Holyroodhouse is a superb palace, and whilst I was a little disappointed that the Queen wasn't there in her apron serving up tea and scones with a cheeky smile for everyone who turned up, I can understand why. She's a busy lady, after all. The building itself is stunning. The sheer elegance of the silverware, the pure history of the portraits, ...


A travel blog entry by fixedwingatp on Apr 02, 2014

2 photos

... it's 823 feet above sea level. Though it doesn't sound that bad, the climb certainly gets one's, heart rate elevated! The view from up there was great, but would have been amazing if the weather were better. In the evening, I met Mr Bond and Mr Reany for dinner at The Tollbooth Tavern for some good local ...

A Look At Ninjutsu

A travel blog entry by comfortablecroo on Sep 28, 13

... on redirection.

What many people aren't aware of, is the fact that Ninjutsu involves both unarmed and armed fighting skills, along with philosophy, strategy, and history. There are a few dojo's that offer the art, many of them being quite comprehensive with the way they teach.

During combat, Ninjutsu focuses on distance, posture, and flow. Stylists are taught to react to every movement, and respond in ways that will place them ...

Getting really hot now.

A travel blog entry by jandmtravel on Jul 17, 2013

1 comment, 11 photos

No rain in the night and all the camp gear dry. Finally got some photos of the village in the sunshine. Called into Lochgilphead as Jim needed to buy the next book in the series he was reading - it cost 8.99 pounds at full retail price as opposed to the first in the series purchased on special in NZ for $22.99. I have heard that books are really expensive in NZ and they certainly are alot cheaper in the UK. Lochgilphead was a really quaint, old fashioned town and still had all ...

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This hotel, located on Selkirk Rd, Galashiels, is near Melrose Abbey, Abbotsford House, Thirlestane Castle, and St. Cuthberts Way.
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