The Portcullis Hotel

Castle Wynd, Stirling, Stirling, Scotland, FK8 1EG, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Stirling

Flying Dubai to Glasgow

A travel blog entry by lostinscotland on Aug 05, 2014

... and berries and some scottish smoked salmon. Heaps of other things on offer like; dim sum, steamed pork buns, and some Arabic food that was yummy, but a bit too spicy for 5:30 in the morning.

Oddly, there is an internal smoking lounge area in the airport. We get used to things so quickly, that if came as a bit of a shock to a) smell cigarette smoke in side and to b) see cigarettes advertised for sale.

One thing the airport ...

Day Five

A travel blog entry by cwhiteside on Mar 26, 2014

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... that went through Don’s photography classes to keep walking and to abandon their pursuit of the perfect shot. Nevertheless, the photography passion and knowledge will undeoubtedly prove exrremely valuable when documenting the trip. From Urquhart Castle, we hopped back on the coach and travelled through The Trossachs to find a spot to eat lunch. On the way, we passed Ben Nevis, the highest peak in Scotland (at about 1300 m). The scenery through ...

Second Week

A travel blog entry by jess416 on Feb 21, 2014

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... chill night. Today I woke up and started getting my stuff together for my home stay. I am staying with the Robinson Family on a farm. Apparently the farm is about 200-300 years old and they have a few hundred sheep, 60 cows, horses, dogs and cats! I'm siked to meet all these animals :) I packed some casual clothes and my hiking boots because I hope to be outdoors, exploring the area! Nickie, Allie and I (all from our program) are staying ...

Marts goes shopping

A travel blog entry by carolandmartin on Jul 31, 2013

... Craig) behind the camp site have a name and obviously the hill behind us is the Witches Craig.
Went into the village of Menstrie for dinner where R and I crossed haggis off our bucket list - no sure I'll put it back on the list but at least I've tried it.
Bought another bottle of whisky so now back at the campsite sitting in camper listing to bagpipe CD, having a couple of drams watching the rain outside - temp has gone from 32 deg to 22 deg very pleasant.


Stirling Castle and a little shopping in Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by gtlr on Jun 10, 2013

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... It was also interesting to learn that the Scots had arabic numerals about 200 years before the rest of Britain and the upset this caused with artists trying to write them having never seen them before. Also amazing was the amount of money that would be spent on christening parties so to speak.

After we finished the tour with the guide we spent some time exploring the castle on our own. We walked most of the way around the ...

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This hotel, located on Castle Wynd, Stirling, is near Stirling Castle, Blair Drummond Safari and Leisure Park, National Wallace Monument, and Argyll's Lodging.
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