Moorings Hotel

Hett Hills, Chester-le-Street, Durham, England, DH2 3JU, United Kingdom | Hotel
Prices starting from $136.00
 

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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 to Muthill

A travel blog entry by webformation

... were forecast. When a trampers asked about the risk a park ranger suggested that he walk with taller people to avoid getting struck. Breakfast was taken at a great cafe in Glencoe Village where they were playing Dougie McPean music. The road through Glen Coe itself was spectacular. This was another memorable journey. We had lunch at ...

Highland magic

A travel blog entry by jsafnuk

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... t let them stay there). After a bit more driving we stopped at a lovely look our point to view the last of the highlands before going back. This area was used for many James Bond movies and went the landowner passed away, in order to keep it from becoming industrialized, Sean Connery purchased it and it is still wild and has no large urban centres. Lunch stop took place at Green Wellys were we had a delicious Cullen skink soup (fish soup) and ...

To the North!!

A travel blog entry by jsafnuk

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... away from the English, eventually coming back and winning the battle. We ran across the bridge yelling "FREEEDOOMMM" We then went to port laukie for lunch, delicious! Saw the queens baton go by on it's way to the commonwealth games. A tour of the tomatin Whiskey distillery followed lunch and we learnt all about how whiskey was made and the different types, followed by a taster of course! The oldest whiskey there was from ...

Craig Meagidh

A travel blog entry by lucy.rose.nunn

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Bought a ground mat to keep the tent dry and some incense to keep the midges at bay, and this weather is lovely! :D

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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 (15 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.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Moorings Hotel Chester-le-Street

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding