The Glen Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Edinburgh was an overnight stop-off for us before we head north into the Scottish Highlands. Breakfast on Wednesday morning offered the same food as the other hotels we had stayed in with one exception - Black Pudding. Chris added a piece of Black Pudding to her plate but Bruce decided that it wasn’t something he was going to eat.
After breakfast we walked the kilometre to the Hertz Office where we picked up the hire car we ...
... it is not clear how many stones were originally in the circle. There are currently 12 stones standing of which one of the stones on the northwest side of the circle has a number of cup marks on its face.
These were put two of the many cairns that dot the country side of norther Scotland and you could spend your whole holiday just looking at ancient sites, and speaking of that we head on towards Loch Ness to Urquhart Castle to have a view of it and of ...
... couple of little shops. On the way to our next stop, we got told a story abut the giants on Skye. It was hilarious because it was pretty much the exact same story as the Irish tell at Giants Causeway, except with the roles reversed! So funny! No idea who had the story originally! So we stopped at a place called Kilt Rock, which was their giants kilt hung out to dry. It's pretty much a giant cliff face that looks like the pleats on a kilt. After Kilt Rock, we stopped again ...
... has been in the family for 8 generations and has been done up and still lived in to this day. Half of the castle is lived in by the family and the farm still worked upon with 40 permanent employees. The owner is the queens representative for the region in which it's located and she proudly displays all her photos of all royal visits and royal occasions she attends (inc will and Kate's wedding)! What was even better is that she made the time to come down whilst we were ...
... very cool little village, bought myself a HAMILTON tie there, not the greatest looking tartan but you cant pick your clan can you! (by the way i never let trev drive (carleen!!!) we then drove to urquhart castle and found that there were actually about 1000 other people who wanted to see it to (guess because it was sunny and 13 degrees out now everybody wanted to make hay while the .....you know the rest!) lots of photos of walls (sorry ...