The 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 ...
... 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 ...
... many cousins etc together. Consequently we had a fabulous afternoon at Dorothy's , with cousins Dorothy, Sue and Bob, Lesley and Jennifer. Some of their children, Andrea,Jonathon and Glyn and Dorothy's grandchild Rowan. Obviously Andrea met all of them for the first time and felt very welcomed into the family. We had a great lunch, thanks Dorothy, and an even better catch up. Later in the evening we went out with most of them again to ...
Today it was fair well to Edinburgh and indeed Scotland, but not before another fabulous breakfast in our lovely guesthouse. It was then off through the centre of Edinburgh, at rush hour no less, which made it perhaps a slightly slower journey but as it's such a beautiful city it was worth it. We headed along the coastal road and down to Berwick-Upon-Tweed and Dunbar, for quick photo stops of various harbours and stunning landscapes as we made our way south ...
... Blackpool Saturday then we catch up with them again on Sunday at Altofts down near Leeds. Lots of travelling and we have found it difficult to see as much as we can but not miss any cricket, it's all go!!
We have suntans!! Who would have thought that possible in Northern England!! today's weather was beautiful and it's not a bad way to spend the day watching the cricket in these beautiful surroundings ...
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