Premier Inn Aberdeen South (Portlethen)
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- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Portlethen
... at the Grampion Transport Museum. Far from being a sparse collection of old cars, the museum houses a collection of transportation artifacts ranging from horse-drawn carriages (and even a couple of sedan chairs) to antique and modern sports cars and motorcycles. A railroad engine and an army tank flanked the entrance. We stayed until we got "museum eyes"--the feeling you get when you can't absorb any ...
... the roads are narrow? Parts of our trip reminded us of our western treks by motorcycle. Except for the stone fences and the sheep, of course. But the winding roads, the tall pines and the agricultural valleys felt very familiar. We went to Balmoral, the Queen's Scotland estate, and toured the grounds. It won't surprise anyone to hear that my favorite part was the vegetable and flower gardens. I covet those gardeners! It is hard for us as Americans to wrap ...
Up early and catch the bus into the city, then trek up to Edinburgh castle, Very impressive which is just as well as it was a bloody hard slog up the hill to get there!! We do a half hour tour with a castle guide which give you the history overview and showed you where things were, We then spent a couple of hours wandering and exploring the castle, visiting the crown jewels and different parts of the castle, We make our way back ...
... to get to the rental car depot. I got a silver automatic Hyundai i40 with about 2000 miles on the clock so we parked one bag in the back seat and the other two in the boot and headed out, again following Sheila's instructions from the night before to get through the northern side of Aberdeen and up to Ellon - basically following signs to Aberdeen then to Peterhead then Ellon with a couple of interesting roundabouts to start with.
No drama on the way up and ...
... came from there. It just down the road another 5 or so meters. I saw the room numbers and then entered the courtyard in search on my flat and went back to the street to follow the numbers only to find that the numbers jumped from 9 to 28 between the courtyard entrance. I returned again to the Courtyard to search for my flat. A guy just inside asked if I would like help with my luggage and I said yes. By this time my palms were showing great progress toward ...