The Kames Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... names such as Will Wallace, Robert the Bruce and Oliver Cromwell as well as the recurring battles between the different Scottish clans.
... so much left to see and do and discover. I find that I am looking forward to things again, and have started laying down some good new memories alongside the old. But I will close this diary now - it has been fun to write but I don't want it to become a chore in itself.
Spiders' webs lace the hedge as I walk down the drive, and the last lonely apples are waiting to be picked from my tree. I stop at Kidston Park where school is out, and the playgound is ...
... on. But when the gangway comes down a seemingly endless stream of trippers starts to disembark - folk coming from Glasgow or Greenock for a day out in Helensburgh. The Helensburghers in their turn now surge aboard, we among them. The only disappointment is the lack of pipers: in past years the whole local pipe band would turn out on special dates, but today there is not even a lone piper to see us off in style.
We are aboard ...
... however I spotted a school group headed for the museum so Geoff, Liam and Rachel soon hurried out and we got to the museum just ahead of the group. We have learnt to get ahead of the school groups otherwise it's a nightmare.
The museum is quite small but interesting, it's where Captain Cook did his apprenticeship. It doesn't say a lot about NZ but at least we appear on the maps. To be honest I think a lot of it was over Rachel and ...
... from their house with an honesty shop, but unfortunately they had been pipped at the post today (I wonder if they know it's there? After a long slog along a narrow country lane dodging the odd car and tractor I decided that as it was 12:30 and 12 miles down and I had broken the back on the day, it was time to stop for some lunch. I tucked into my 2 x cheese & ham rolls from the station shop first thing this morning which were surprisingly nice followed up for desert with ...