- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... landscape unfolding before us. Upon arrival we were treated to smoked haggis biscuits!
We succeeded in having the planned quiet time. One afternoon we went to visit Abbotsford House, the ancestral home of Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832). He was the author of Rob Roy and Ivanhoe and many other novels and poems. The home has been recently renovated and worth a visit if in that part of the ...
... are said to house the St Clair ancestors burried, not in coffins, but in their suits of armor or best robes. Additional rumors claim that the Holy Grail, original cross, heart of Robert the Bruce, and even an alien landing pad are hidden in the vaults! There is a stairway to the vaults, but it is walled up at the end. The current Earl does not want to disturb the resting place of his family, so for now, it remains a mystery.
... is the Scottish Parliament Building. Now imagine the surroundings if you will; standing there by the intersection the eye takes in, to the left, the imposing front gates of Hollyrood and through those the palace itself. Casting your gaze forward you behold King Arthur's Seat in all its rugged and awe-inspiring massiveness (which looked incredibly crisp and clear on ...
... all too buggered and missed it. I got the job of taking a few photos for foreigners in front of the Palace but is was a real treat to actually see it. We then walked over to No 10 Downing St where the security was huge but great to see. We had our photo taken with one of the royal mounted guards and then headed for parliament and the famous Big Ben. Lunch was at a crowded local pub and was really great. We then walked across the ...
... if I put it on the table so I hid it on my lap and the little bugger snuck under the table and pounced. In the blink of an eye my lovely, richly fruited Bannock was gone as Sammy sat there munching contentedly on his ill gotten gains.
Lucky for him that we're back in Selkirk and I can buy a replacement tomorrow.
I’m going to have him stuffed.