Bay Waverley Castle Hotel

Skirmish Hill, Melrose, Borders, Scotland, TD6 9AA, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Melrose

Tiki Tour around The Borders

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria


... the start of a huge brawl with loads of people looking on. It turns out it is traditional game called Hand Ba' (handball) played annually by the town locals. With an apparent lack of rules, the objective is for the Uppies and Doonies (people from the top end of town and the bottom end of town) to get the ball to their opponents end of the town. The ball is recent modification to the ...

Managing Expectations

A travel blog entry by infinitytheatre

... fate with two of their shows. It was CVenues that allowed the Press to come in and it is something that was a failure on their part. Would it have changed the bad review? Not in this instance. This particular reviewer was not going to enjoy this show. It is a confection. MOD is not a full blown meal. It is a well executed Pop Confection that is meant to evoke memories and smiles, an evening of just laughs and maybe a bit of sentimentality. If you ...

Phase 14 Day 2

A travel blog entry by heather-stewart


... We walked on along the side of the golf course deciding to buy some pasties in the Co-op at St Boswells for lunch later when we met up with him. Through St Boswells and back en route we met up with the Roadie above the old village with its beautiful red sandstone houses and award winning bookshop. We stopped for lunch alongside the River Tweed opposite the Dryburgh Abbey Hotel and enjoyed pasties sitting in the sun. Refreshed and full we climbed the netted steps to the top of ...

Food, glorious food

A travel blog entry by sarahimray

I used to just think that my grandmother was a bad cook. Childhood holidays consisted of meals at my grandparent's house eating fried mince meat, a grey, ugly concoction without any such adornment as seasoning. If you were 'lucky' you would get some vegetables that had all the goodness stolen from them during the extended cooking process.  It wasn't until two years ago that I realised that this was traditional Scottish fare, being , as she was, from Glasgow. ...

Touring Lochs and Castles

A travel blog entry by angelslame


... the beautiful vistas from the top of the hill, admire Robert the Bruce's statue and gaze out to see the William Wallace monument in the distance. It was the perfect ending to the day.

We arrived back in Edinburgh tired but hungry, so we made our way to High Street and found a lovely pub with a restaurant on the second floor. The service was okay, but the food was great. Tired and full, we went back to our hotel, ready to move on to Inverness tomorrow.

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This hotel, located on Skirmish Hill, Melrose, is near Melrose Abbey, Abbotsford House, Dryburgh Abbey, and Thirlestane Castle.
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