Moorings Hotel

Hett Hills, Chester-le-Street, Durham, England, DH2 3JU, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Chester-le-Street

A little history, a little frustration

A travel blog entry by frankenichols

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We then headed to Rosslyn Chapel, or, formally, the Collegiate Chapel of St. Michael. This chapel was founded by William St. Clair. Becky told us that one of her ancestors come from the St. Clair family, however, before the chapel was built.

The chapel was started in 1456. It's that old. Of all the carvings in the chapel, the sad …

Arisaig Hotel

A travel blog entry by gdandpj2013

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... house out the back of the hotel. Sounds not flash but it was great. We got to cook for ourselves and watch TV and have some alone time which was nice. Although the storms slashed in almost daily, the atmosphere and work inside was brilliant. We spent the time painting and decorating. We couldn't really get out much so, so the days started at about 9am and finished between 5 and 6pm. Its daylight about 8.30 and properly dark by 5pm. However ...

Loch Lochy

A travel blog entry by jamesandbre

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... a wealthy family's home and the tourism industry has changed the story to collect people's money. It is built on the waters edge at the bottom of a hill - no way it would have able to defend itself from attacks above or from the water. But still it was fairly impressive ruins of history to look at. We walked back into town deciding that we would try for an earlier bus back instead of our booked one at a bargain price which was 2hrs away with every shop shutting around us as ...

Fort William

A travel blog entry by jamesandbre

Saturday (18th) travelling day today! Caught the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow and then from Glasgow to Fort William. Total of 5hrs on public transport! But the views from Glasgow to fort William were amazing! Mountains, lochs and a cap of snow on the peaks! We are staying at the travel lodge which is on the Main Street and on top of ...

The Tour of the Country

A travel blog entry by emj2013

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... curry and the wonderfully English (again) trifle for dessert, it was a lovely end to a lovely day and we made our nest in the beautifully fitted out guest suite and slept well!

The next morning it was onwards for more visiting. Breakfasted and with the dog walked, we were taken to the Gateshead Quays, to see the bridges and the Sage. We even made sure to walk across the Millenium Bridge so that Valerie could say that she's been to Newcastle too :-) The sun shone and ...

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This hotel, located on Hett Hills, Chester-le-Street, is near Jacobite Steam Train, Steall Waterfall, West Highland Museum, and Ben Nevis Whisky Distillery.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMoorings Hotel Chester-le-Street

Reviewed by frankenichols

This is a great stop along the way

Reviewed Sep 21, 2012
by (12 reviews) White Plains, NY , United States Flag of United States

The staff was great. The bar lively with good food (and cute bartenders). The breakfast was good. I could not say anything bad -- it was worth every penny.

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TripAdvisor Reviews Moorings Hotel Chester-le-Street

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding