Brown Trout Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... changed from our last visit in 1989. Re-enactments, conducted tour, and excellent interpretative centre. The last battle fought on British soil, 16th April 1746, saw the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites for good. Fish and chips for lunch at the small village of Helmsdale (Valley of the Helmets). Driving up the east coast, good weather and ...
... sort of memorial place. Very interesting. We had lunch at the Tesco cafe in Wick. Nothing open on a Sunday in the Highlands. Stopped at Dunnet Head, the most northern point of mainland UK. It was used in WWII as a base for spotting shipping etc. Good views but a rain shower arrived. After settling into the hotel we went for a walk to the seafront. Quite a nice beach but can't imagine doing much swimming without a wetsuit! Scotland has a lot of farms all the way to the very ...
... a reason. Once we finally peeled ourselves away we began our 5 hour journey up to Gills Bay. On the way we stopped at the most beautiful castle (my favourite so far) Dunford castle, gardens and falconry. It was a shame we got their after closing time, but we got some lovely shots of the sun setting around it. It was 11pm when we arrived in Gills Bay, and we had an early ferry crossing over to Orkney Island the following ...
... with Norway though given it's only 300 miles away and the Norwegians ruled the Orkneys for over 600 years.
The real highlight of the day was Skara Brae, a 5000 year old neolithic settlement. The houses were amazingly well constructed with close fitting stone walls and floors , doors, proper beds, heating, drainage, and a sideboard (yes - a sideboard). Recent evidence seems to indicate they were farming cattle and sheep, growing cereals, and fishing in ...
... has made me love and respect you more, thanks for the wicked route, thanks for looking after me on and off the road. Thanks for asking me to join you, Thanks mate, I would not have missed it for the world.
Just leaves me to thank you all for following our blogs, your sponsorship and your lovely supportive encouragement, it's made all the difference being able to share our trip with you all and knowing you are with us every day has helped us along. See you all soon. Love Mo ...