Norton House Hotel & Spa Edinburgh
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Room service
- Refrigerator in room
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The date is May 31st 2014, our youngest daughters wedding.We were very lucky with the weather, it was a gorgeous day. Everything went very smoothly, and a great time was had by all.
All of the guest were dressed beautifully and the kids were fab. The grounds of the hotel were a stunning backdrop for the official photographs.
our meal …
... most amazing Tomato and Basil soup and the highlight of the tour(besides taking in the Scottish Highlands) was going to Fort Augustus(check on a map and see how far it is from Edinburgh) for the Loch Ness Monster Boat ride! It was amazing hearing the tales about the different sightings of the Loch Ness Monster and could only hope it was true :). Here is an interesting fact I learned about Loch Ness(Gaelic for Lake Ness), there is enough water ...
... br> The journey end with a trip through the room which houses the Scottish Crown Jewels and the Stone of Destiny (also called the Stone of Scone). This was the only part of the tour where photography and video was forbidden. The crown, sword and scepter are sealed inside a large clear case and look their age, which gives them a special air. The Stone sits at the other end of the case and looks for all the world like a block of stone with two rope handles. Nothing to really distinguish it ...
... through and eventually stopped at a Morrison's supermarket at Whitley Bay as parking in our motorhome was becoming mission impossible. We then moved on and drove through an area which I really liked the look of but could not find parking again any where so we drove and drove until we saw a sign for tourist information and went to get some help. We parked on permit holders only but at this point didn't care. Here we discovered with the help of the lady in the information centre that ...
... day we went back to that same pub, the Fiddler's Arm, and had lunch. Dad tried Haggis for the first time. Its made differently than it used to be. It isn't wrapped in sheep stomach, its plastic casing, and there aren't any brains in it, due to mad cow disease.
And just in case you are a big Harry Potter fan... Here's a picture of me sitting in the cafe where JK Rowling wrote the book.