Queens Head Hotel
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And so this is the end of our little 'Highland Fling'. In total we have driven over 1630 miles, travelled by car, bus, plane, train and boat, taken 6500 photos (between us), visited over 100 unique places, covering everything from castles to stately homes, a distillery to a lighthouse and everything in between. Our favourite part has definitely been travelling around in the Highlands and seeing some stunning landscapes, this has only ...
... as we put the world to rights in a very good natured way. As Robert is at Newcastle Uni, he is considered local and as a result has already been invited to house and dog sit when they go away for w/e's! I am very envious as the house is lovely, set in a beautiful setting, looking down the valley. So an average day's walking that ended on a high with great company from Peter, Jo and ...
... no kitchen garden) and were then escorted off as it was 1655 and time for the National Trust to go home for the day. As it was our last day we were going to do as much as we possibly could and that meant a few more things and quite a few more miles before the end of the day. This was fine as we had been avidly listening to Harry Potter for the last 10 days so a few extra hours in the car was fantastic as the third book was now reaching it's climax! We headed north pretty ...
... another brilliant one, thank you Scott!) Tonight we have had dinner, discussed the plan for tomorrow, and walked to the beach where we saw the lido (sea-water swimming pool) which has clearly seen better days. All in all a slightly less active day than we've been used to recently, but we put a lot of miles on the clock. Tomorrow we plan to use the laminated information cards that Scott's Dad provided to visit the Priory and Collingwood's statue.... Until Next ...
... reflecting on how negative the whole devolution debate is and an opportunity lost to have a positive debate on how do we want Britain to be. As a not unrelated aside, Robert commented today, as we scanned the horizon for another human being: " Funny to think that the major debate in Westminster is immigration and how do we cope with 7m extra people. I know it's not the answer, but we have seen so many wild and remote places." Enough rambling. My bed ...
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