Swallow Loirston

Address: 13-15 Victoria Road, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, AB35 5RA, United Kingdom | 2 star hotel
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This 2 star hotel, located on 13-15 Victoria Road, Ballater, is near Balmoral Castle and Ballater Golf Club.
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Travel Blogs from Ballater

Stirling, Perth, Dundee, Dunnotar Castle

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane on Jul 26, 2015

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... and domestic tourists…me included of course.

I took a walk up to the castle which really was not what I expected at all. The views of the surrounding hills, the River Forth and the Wallace Monument were quite striking. I will remember the lovely cemetery next to the castle with its interesting Masonic looking stone pyramid.

After acquiring some supplies in Stirling (for the next few days). I headed over the River Forth ...

The Highland Games Have Arrived

A travel blog entry by anlnewby on Jul 25, 2015

... whiskey! We walked back to town around 6pm and watched the pipe bands perform again. Then we headed off to get some dinner. We wanted to return to the pub but they weren't serving food tonight. Instead, we settled for fish and chips. We had enjoyed the movie so much last night, that after picking up drinks and dessert we returned home to watch a movie over dinner. We watched a second one in bed and then it was sleep ...

Dreams Come True

A travel blog entry by anlnewby on Jul 24, 2015

... different whiskeys. Luckily for drivers the tasters could be taken away, so Adam only got a small taste there. We really enjoyed the 15 year old solero and were also impressed in the way it was made. It follows the sherry solero idea, where there is a large cask that is on,y ever emptied to 50% each year and then more is added. It's already been going for over ten years. Next we headed into town ...

A long trip on a wee bike

A travel blog entry by adventurescot on Jan 21, 2014

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125 tour of Scotland


In November 2013 the weather forecasters warned us that we were going to encounter the coldest winter in living memory and that we should all prepare for the worst. Of course me as a true biker normally simply just takes whatever weather is thrown at me and heads off into the snow or rain or whatever on my two wheels.

However, listening to the forecasters and thinking it was going to be a freezing winter with loads of ...


A travel blog entry by tmason29 on Sep 01, 2013


... that these mountains have on me, I just want to come back to them, preferably on an clear and dry day!
We are heading to Lochness, pretty castles and villages alond waterways as we get out of the mountains, Lochness it self is a bit of a dissapointment. I dont know what I was expecting but it is a very big sea lake in the middle of Scottland, deviding the country in two. Weather not being great, lake was massive but where we stopped had no charm compared to the towns that ...