Murrayfield Hotel & Lodge
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We headed off to Glasgow to See Aunt Margaret before we headed off to Europe. We had some moring tea and then headed into Paisley funnily enough to shop.
Aunt Margaret pointed out Paisley Cathedral, a wonderful old church where Robert the Bruce King of Scots was married.
We went for lunch and had a nice meal chatting and listening …
... plan to meet up again soonish.
The next day, we head out of Scotland, and passing the last and first pub at the border, stop for a quick drink and then continue south. We detour to Holy Island, which has a tidal causeway linking it to the island. Lindisfarne Priory is situated on this island. The notice advising of the tidal movements show we only have an hour before the tide comes over the causeway. We decide to drive across anyway, but was all very ...
... cramped but I managed to send a couple of e-mails and then read and watched the scenery – which was beautiful if a little soggy.
Just as I had picked the busiest time in the year to visit Galway, I have managed to do the same with Edinburgh. Not only is the Military Tattoo on but also the Fringe Festival (similar to our Comedy Festival)… but it all adds to the atmosphere.
Two hours later, I arrived in Edinburgh to cloudy skies but ...
... guy she asked was super friendly, and instead of pointing us in the right direction, he took the lead and walked us back up the street a bit, and down another street to Dynamic Earth, where we were pretty sure Kay had said the Indian place was opposite. We found no restaurant there, so the old guy, Robert, kept leading us on to a restaurant up the road a bit, while giving us some information about the buildings we were passing! Our own personal tour guide!! We ...
... striking areas is the Thistle Chapel built in 1911. It is small, but exquisite, with carved and painted fittings of extraordinary detail. One figure depicts an angel playing bagpipes. The Order, which was founded by King James VII in 1687, consists of the Scottish monarch and 16 knights. The knights are the personal appointment of the monarch, and are normally Scots who have made a significant contribution to national or international affairs. Prince William was ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility