Poppies Hotel & Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Callander
... view was spectacular. Thanks a lot.
I grabbed lunch at a really nice pub that offered a two course lunch for 5.95GBP, which is quite a good deal. My belly full, I moved on to explore an area of town that the gallery worker had told me was quite nice. I must have missed it, but I ended up in a giant park. Walking through the park I happened upon the Glasgow People's Palace. Built in 1898 in order to attempt to bring some culture to the overcrowded and downtrodden neighborhood ...
... for refuelling. And boy did I refuel! I had an amazing local brown trout and then clootie dumpling and custard. Mmmm! Oh, and 2 pints of local Balmaha Cider. Then early to bed as I have another early start to tomorrow and another 20 or so miles to do, following the shores of Loch Lomand. Lets hope the weather is as nice as today was, but its not forecast too! Today's route - http://maps.google.com/?q=http://share. abvio.com/f4f4/0f11/4bbe/94b8/Cyclemete ...
... Blackness Castle, which was awesome! There has been a few movies filmed here! The Edinburgh Castle was huge, it was purched on a rocky outcrop in the middle on the city. My favourite castle was The Tantallon Castle, it was about 30km along the coast from Edinburgh. This Castle had the most spectacular views of the ocean and country side. We then drove down through The Lake District on our way to Liverpool for the night before setting off on our trip to ...
... boy was unwell, with vomiting and a temperature we took him back to the room to nurse him to health.
Disappointing not only because Master X was sick, but because I missed the opportunity to go to Aunt Margaret's house for afternoon tea. However it was nice because she came back with the rest of the contingent to the grill at the hotel for a nice meal. There is no shortage of food in Scotland and I am weening out the clothes that no longer fit me as a ...
... to the Scot Legend William Wallace, the city council came across a bit of a snag... they knew from descriptions what his body looked like... but no real idea of his features... So... after much deliberation they finally settled on a face... Try to guess... yup... Mel Gibson! The people were so annoyed that they have renamed the statue William Gibson.
Speaking of Braveheart... I got to meet one of the stars of the film today... ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking