The Queen's Hotel
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We managed to jag the last cruise to Ailsa Craig of the wonderful Waverley, the last operating paddle steamer in the world...and on a magnificent day to boot! How lucky can you get? The Waverley is an absolute cracker....you can see the engine room in all its glory and be mesmerised by the machinery churning the paddles....what a show!
A sleep in this morning before we head out to the ferry for Ireland.
Jump off point is Troon on the west coast about 45 mins from Glasgow.
Passed by Royal Troon Golf Club which would have been beautiful playing today - no wind. The bunkers and rough look ferocious but the fairways are fantastic.
The sea is glassy and travelling smooth for this 2 hour cross on a P&O ...
... all... I wished we had more time to spend up there, but we didn't...we had to make a strict breakfast time, so back we went across the island. Passed a few cute highland cattle along the way down munching on grass. I love the cattle. We had yet a other huge breakfast (Scottish porridge followed by Scottish cooked breakfast). We would all come home as Fat as fools if we weren't doing so much walking and carting luggage! Again, we enjoyed a good chat with Norm who informs us all ...
... drumnadrochit. At this point Noah fell asleep, so we left him in the car To sleep. Haha only joking!! Scared you didn't I??!! What I meant to say was: so we took turns to venture through the remains of this magnificent structure. Josh and Gary were lucky enough to see an entire rainbow over the castle on their turn. It rained a lot for them too so they got saturated. It cleared up brilliantly for my ...
Well today I was getting the history lesson which probably came from them getting sick of me asking questions. The Arran heritage museum although small covers a lot if things such as farming machinery, war time effort and disasters the history over thousands if years and what it was like living here After we had explored all that we then headed for the cafe for a very nice lunch. The band were meant to be playing a gig at a hotel but rain and a lack of people ...
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