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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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First stop Clava Cairns. A set of prehistoric stone burial circles dating from 3000-4000BC, set in a beautiful beech grove. Two passage graves, a ring cairn and a kerb cairn, with several circles of standing stones. Peaceful in the sunny damp morning air before the first tourist bus arrived. Then on to Culloden battlefield site. The Visitor Centre opened in 2009 and ...
I am so excited also because while walking through a Victorian Marketplace in Inverness, I asked about my maternal family name of McCulloch and the information was found with history and family shield.
On the way to Thurso, there were times when almost all the fields around were a bright yellow. I asked a very helpful lady sitting with me about it and found out they are rapeseed oil. It looks very much ...
... out the thing to do would be to start at the disabled parking spot, (I felt that the lack of discarded wheelchairs and crutches at the disabled parking was a Bad Sign; Gray pointed out that it takes a while for clooties to rot away - in fact, probably just about long enough for you to either die or get better anyway) which would have been set up as close as possible to the well, and then move consistently towards areas of greater and greater clootie concentration. When ...
... under normal circumstances we would have probably gone online to book the tickets yesterday when we realised there was simply no more accommodation on the island, and discovered that there was only one sailing today.
Anyway, so we booked ourselves onto the 4:45pm, negotiated with the car-hire to keep our car for a few more hours, and took ourselves off up the west coast to a place called Yesnaby where there was, apparently, the Brough of Bigging ...
... trains to keep the lines clear!
Further north still, some stations don't even have platforms or a station building, just a little hut and a patch of gravel onto which you scramble. But someone loves them: we saw one had a Bronze Award for a Tidy Station affixed proudly to its shed wall. Hard to be anything other than tidy when all you have to do is rake the gravel!
Alongside the fences are strange wooden fence-like structures, rather rotten and weathered, that ...