The Old Ginn House Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... the previous castle built 200 metres away,) and enlarged in 1635, it was sacked by Protestants in the later 1600s and left to rot. Almost no-one else there, a very informative ticket seller to fill in the history, we had a great time. Brilliant sunny day too. We were so lucky. We also looked at the foundations of the first castle.
Then drove back along the shore of Solway Firth to another farm camp. Distant echoes of fireworks, this being Guy Fawkes ...
... but we do it and get back to the car with 5 mins to spare. We both wouldn't mind a coffee, but are not willing to pay for more parking plus coffee in the overpriced tourist cafes that are round about, so we decide to head a few miles down the road to Queensferry and our next great sight. I have stayed in South Queensferry a couple of times when visiting Edinburgh (in the much-lamented Forth Bridges Hotel) so I know there's somewhere to park and somewhere to partake. The satnav however ...
Tues. Went to reghed and had look around. Rohan went to football match Carlisle United. I went Out to pub in Stainton for dinner. Wednesday, met up with family for lunch at the Sportsman inn, had a great afternoon. In the evening went to the local pub for a quiz evening. Thursday. Went on the Ullswater steamer, for a ride up the Lake. Beautiful scenery but rather chilly. Fish and chips for ...
... powerful. Thoughts were crossing my mind now, would I be the only fool to walk this far in this wind? And if so, what would happen if I sprained my ankle now? How would I get back down? Would anyone even hear my whistle in this wind if I needed to use it? I put all of that firmly behind me, it couldn't be far to the summit and I wasn't coming all this way to not get there. Then a different shape emerged slowly from the swirling mists, I had finally made it. I ...
... Burns (who lived nearby). It was quite interesting but he read us a lot of poetry, none of which I could understand and I found it difficult to remain focused. On the second night we had a lovely meal in a hotel again with members from Annan Rotary Club and then there was a singer and an accordion player and we all ended up dancing things like Strip The Willow and The Dashing White Sergeant - great fun. There was also a display of highland dancing which I haven't seen for ...