Western House Hotel
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... his poems and novels which was very interesting.
Another day, we visited Dumfries House. It was built in the 1750s by John Adam and Robert Adam, and subsequently (via marriage/inheritance) belonged to the Marquess’s of Bute (Cardiff coal). One of the Butes married a Welsh heiress whose father owned half of Wales, the guide assured us that was correct. The family subsequently inherited the rights to the South Wales Coalfields. The ...
... in the Tower in 1536. Anne is said to regularly roam the grounds, scaring the guards at night.
Lady Jane Grey this is another rather unlucky monarch on the throne a mere none days who was tortured and killed in the Tower. She is said to appear every year at the anniversary of her death.
The Two Princess - Edward and Richard, murdered in ...
... coats, not the ratty-looking lot we have been enjoying on our trips up north.
We enjoyed a lovely two-hour walk around the estate before 11am, when the Burrell Collection opened, enjoying watching the Glaswegians get so much pleasure from the place, which was filled with runners and dog-walkers and horse-riders. (We didn't see the latter, but certainly stepped in the results quite a lot - and just after I had cleaned my boots so well!)
... She had a giant smile on her face, clearly reliving her youth, and she danced there in the 80-degree heat for at least 30 minutes. It made this otherwise unsatisfying stop a worthwhile venture.
We left the loch and headed toward the town of Stirling, home of a famous castle and the William Wallace Monument (think Braveheart). On the way, we stopped by the Glengoyne Whiskey Distillery for a tour. Andrea is not a whiskey drinker, or really much of ...
... retired high school geography teacher you'll ever meet. He'd taught a time in Edinburgh years ago, and helped translate the local idioms for us ("ta'ies an' neeps" -- that would be the mashed potatoes and turnips that were so delicious with haggis in Duddingston). A strapping tall man with a rich baritone, he must have kept his kids in stitches with his understated wit. Sample: On our march off the little ferry to the Isle ...