Pine Trees Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPine Trees Hotel Pitlochry
When driving in you thing that you have taken a wrong turn but then you see it, it looks like the photos but better. this is an amazingly visual place to stay the inside of the hotel is beautiful, you just have to visit to get what I mean.
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... a thrill to see these things in person, to see the path leading down from the castle and know exactly where the pond was and where the collection of huts stood that Andrew and Eleanor and Edward are hustled off to, wondering what has become of Ollie, and meeting Muckle Mooth Meg.
So...I leave you with pictures of Smailholm Tower, a place I have waited more than 30 years to see in person, a place that has inspired my own writing.
... with Dark Forces, which might help him return home.
Other than that, I saw how close the castle is to the particularly beautiful 'Hermitage Water,' and to the chapel and the Cout of Kielder's grave. I learned that the Cout's grave is immediately outside the old kirkyard, and that the 'chapel' is really a stone wall outlining where it once stood.
And so, with no further ado, pictures.
We left Inverness and continued our scenic drive through the varied lands of Scotland, windswept hills, with lower slopes of lush green pasture being enjoyed by wooly sheep. The first place to visit today was the Culloden Battlefield. This was another famous battle, in 1746, but the death toll for the Highlanders was 1200, by government forces. Again, the information centre and the guided tour gave ...
... his bout of illness as he was turning down most foods. I forgot to mention in my previous blog post that josh was ill one night in Motherwell so by now we were pretty sure there was a virus or something plaguing us. By dinner time on our first night in Pitlochry, I was feeling incredibly nauseas. We went to the 'Moulin Inn', and luckily for me we had a part bench seat with cushions for me to lie on. This was a quaint little pub, although I didn't ...
... adventure with our hair blowing in the wind! We stopped to watch bungee jumping off a bridge, amazing panoramic views of the rolling hills and lochs from the 'Queen's view' and had a lovely drive around Loch Rannoch. Kate had drawn on a map where we should stop for lunch but unfortunately she drew it in the complete wrong place so after 45minutes of trying to find it we gave up! We continued our drive past a metal artist who converts bits of scrap metal into ...