Muthill Village Hotel
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I am pretty new to this site and hoping to get some useful tips on what to see and do in South Island New Zealand for two weeks.
Myself and Girlfiend (Lynette) are both action junkies but that said we are both Zoologists who are hiring a camper fromthe 27th Nov to 12th Dec and touring round South Island. We fly into Christchurcha dn stay a night with a friend before heading north.
We are looking for a whistle stop tour with a ...
... beside the house of the people who run it. The lady hadn't checked the online reservation site so she wasn't expecting us when we rung the bell at her house. But we got a bunk and a toilet and cooked up a good pasta supper.
The next morning we spent the first couple hours trying to find a place to stay the next night on the isle of Skye. However we were out of luck; James checked every hostel and most were closed because it's the off season. The ones that ...
... Dry Bags (waterproofing for computers, journals, etc.)
... 8212;they were put on to prevent the kidnapping of a young Mary Stuart.
Further inside the walls is James IV’s Great Hall, built in 1503 and very recently restored to exactly how it would have been at the time. It is a painted with layers of lime wash to be a colour of yellow called “King’s Gold”. Walking between the Royal Residence and the Great Hall took us to the Inner Close, which was only used for Royals and guests of the ...
... up with friends and relatives that, in some cases I haven't seen in many many years. Cheers to all the family!
Saturday was a wonderfully lazy day, enjoying the facilities of the hotel. at the breakfast buffet I braved the haggis and black pudding - which I'm sure is not a typical Scottish breakfast, but I tried and found surprisingly not bad :)
After a swim and an afternoon nap I made my way to Linlithgow ...