Oakwood Park Hotel
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... a bit as you had now woken up, and then finally, finally starting to drift off again, she would then make it known in her own delightful way that she needed to go again. Needless to say, driving off in the morning, we were equally, if not more tired, then we would have been had we not just driven through the night. Still on the bright side, Murray slept all the way to Skye, and we got to see the amazing Scottish glens in all their snow-capped, mist-filled ...
... season and right when the museum opened. We went in, paid our dues and started walking up to the museum and fort. We walked through and area with lots of sheep. I've been wanting to get a picture with one for a while and these seemed friendly enough so I figured we'd get one on the way out. At the top of the hill was the museum which contained several artifacts from the area and a short video giving a history on the wall and the ...
... which leads me to believe that they can throw quite a party if they wanted to. But it was comfortable to be at and the people there were friendly. This was the place that Logan had a beer neither of us cared for, but for being here for about a month I’d say our record is pretty good. After the beers, we went back to the hotel, took cool showers (not much in the way of hot water at this place) and called it a night and got ready for a very busy day in ...
... of it. We ordered our beer and lunch at the counter and grabbed a table under the stairwell. Lunch showed up nice and warm and it was a comfort after all the cold for the day. The sandwich I got was a ham and cheese which was pressed shut around the edges to keep all the warm food inside when it was toasted. Logan had a baked potato with chili and cheese on top. Delicious!
After lunch we went back out and walked around the area where the pub was. ...
... marriages would take place and read all the stories of people who eloped to Gretna Green. We saw carriages used to take people to the famous place, to get married, one was named after me!! Do not fear, we did not get married!!
After Gretna we headed back South where Dad had Haggis waiting... it was like being back in Scotland!! ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking