The Drumlin Hotel
Travel Blogs from Glasgow
... carnival masks. While having breakfast we were treated to music from old musicals including Fiddler On the Roof, Oklahoma and Calamity Jane. Even the toilet walls were adorned with treasures - beautiful painted floral plates - flashest loo we have ever seen! We then drove on to Matlock and Alfreton before rejoining the motor way to London to collect our daughter Stacey, her husband Brett and the 3 grandchildren William, Thomas and Hayley from Heathrow.
We can hardly wait!
... and worked off the scones I ate! We made it like 2 minutes late! But we made it! We all then went to a whiskey distillery which smelt awful! But would recommend going to one if you are ever in Glasgow! It was pretty cool in the end! We then booked into our hotel and went for a walk through the park and found a big gothic looking building which we soon found out ...
... or so ago and thought we might as well take a look. The wheel has replaced a number of locks that take barges and pleasure craft to different levels on the canal. The boats birth inside the wheel at either the top canal or the bottom and as the wheel rotates it moves the boats 35 metres. It's quite impressive and only uses 2.5Kw of energy per rotation. Wednesday 13 August Edinburgh. It's only about an hour from Glasgow and so we got into the city a little after ...
... and have fish burgers while Myna birds hop about looking for scraps. Then it's on to Wainapanapa beach ! A black volcanic sand beach , with cool sea caves and big breaking waves. We hang out there for a bit, Mark goes swimming in the huge surf, we get our pic taken in the cave, then we walk along the coast a short distance to the Wainapanapa caves - freshwater plunge pools carved into rock. I'm not sure how capable I'd be of climbing OUT onto the rocks, plus ...
... late to follow your dream.
Cold walks on the river Clyde, visiting old churches and parks, searching for the Best Scotch or Whiskey bar in all of Glasgow became our favorite past times. While in Scotland, Carmen's life long friend Paul, flew out from California for a visit. Once he arrived we all got on a train and headed to Edinburgh, pronounced Ed-en-boo-ra.
Other places to stay in Glasgow
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $104
- Great Value and Location
- Fantastic Location
- Very Poor
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $135
- Needs refurbishing
- A relief
- Fantastic Stay at the Glasgow Marriott
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $135
- Rude service - if any
- Crisps and tissues under the bed and chairs
- Perfect weekend!
Abbotsinch, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $95
- Won't stay here again
- Excellent airport location
- Dreadful airport hotel
Cowcaddens, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $133
- Fantastic Time
- Fantastic stay
- Great Hotel, Rooms are a Normal Size, Good Rates
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $161
- Fresh Modern Hotel
- Wonderful hotel in the heart of glasgow
- SAS - Such A Shame
City Centre, Glasgow | 5 star hotelfrom $170
- The best hotel in Scotland
- Hair Today
- Entrance Anyone?
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Loved Glasgow
- Just as good 2nd time around
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Have to agree...where are the four stars....???
- Where are your four stars???
- Very good
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Good Central Hotel
- Just book it!
- Decent hotel on the edge of downtown
Kelvingrove, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $123
- Disappointed -- did the people stay different place ?
- Could'nt be more helpful
- Tip top!
Cowcaddens, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $116
- Aircon - What a racket - and not even the Hotels!
- Do not use the website to book
- Good for the money
Anderston, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $102
Jordanhill, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $104
- Unfair reviews
- A real case of inner beauty!
- Nice rooms but...
Cowcaddens, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $128
- What a disppointment!
- Great all round hotel
Maxwell Park, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $74
- Try this!
- Modern and clean
Kingston, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $77
- Good Service, Hotel Bit Past Its Best Though
- Don't go!
- Slightly aging.....
Merchant City, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $120
- Nothing wrong bar the price
- Great location
- Could not get away fast enough
Hutchesontown, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Average hotel, average quality
- Not bad for the money
- Good Value
Merchant City, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- An excellent choice
- Nice facility but lots of street noise
City Centre, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $78
- Total let down
- Pay the extra money and go to a nice hotel!
- Dont stay here!!
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $110
- Not That Bad
- Unfortunetly all reviews are correct
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $114
- Some things to improve upon
- Not bad but could be better
Anderston, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- About the Corus, I join the chorus
- Clean & comfortable, near train station
- Loved the room,and check in Staff
Anderston, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $76
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $157
- Chilled Out
- Looking Dated