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... was the result of James Douglas guarding Berwick, keeping the soldiers, including Caillhou (which is spelled many ways, depending on the source) and his Gascons blocked in, unable to eat. As they were starving inside, a group finally came out, looking for cattle. James learned from his scouts that there was a group of foragers. Expecting a small group, he took forty of his men. Instead, he suddenly came upon eighty well-armed soldiers. He later said it was the hardest ...
... Plus craft stalls etc. Visited Barter Books the biggest secondhand book store - the old Railway Station - huge - and typically English everyone seemed to have a dog with them . so we wandered around and had lunch and went back to Almouth for me to The Gelmelzwaaiers, Belgiumhave a rest. Guy and Jess watched a raft race which was won by some men wearing All Black jerseys. Sunday big breakfast and oft to Alnwick Castle . Built originally Norman age as an imposing ...
... of Betties tea rooms, namely The Lord Crewe hotel and had a rather posh afternoon tea. Returning to the car we sat with the roof down for over an hour in the sun watching the waves 3pm arrived (which was the opening time for the causeway back to holy island so we made the short journey along the coast back to holy island ... I am glad we did not stay here for 5 hours this morning ...
... architect William Adam
who built Floors Castle and many of the other Great Houses of Scotland
(including Hopetoun House which I visited as I first set out from Edinburgh two
weeks ago). Unfortunately, though, it was closed on Tuesday, so I could only
take a picture from outside.
The last part of my road trip followed the coast from
Eyemouth near the English border through Dunbar and North Berwick. Between
heavy showers I managed a few stops to take in the ...
... it turns out, the scenes where Harry learns how to fly his broomstick and Neville falls off in the first two Harry Potter films were filmed at this castle. So of course we just had to visit.
Alnwick Castle, a truly magical place
The town of Alnwick has thrived as an agricultural centre of northern England since ~600AD and has been home to ...