Wildings Hotel & Restaurant
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... Minster to have a look. Well timed or not, we ended up sitting in on the Evensong. An amazing experience to sit in and take in the beautiful interior, organ and choir. Luckily the choir were the only singers, we weren't expected to. We then found a Sushi Train and enjoyed many! dishes before heading to the Travelodge for the night.
Saturday morning we headed up the road to Ayr and met up with Marna at Culzean ...
... mainland Scotland,
The Mull of Galloway. This lighthouse was built in 1830 by Robert Stevenson and
stands 99 metres above sea level. The tower was closed so I walked around the
outside, down to the fog horn. The RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of
Birds) have 2 camera on the cliff face here, recording the many seabirds nesting
in the area. A true balancing act for some!
... relating the
changes in women’s fashion to the suffragette movement and information about
the local framing history, particularly cheese making. There is currently a
temporary exhibition called ‘Teen Comics: Action, Adventure and Agony Aunts’. A
history of British comics from the 1950’s to the present day. It is supported
by a display of school children’s attempts at their own comic drawings. An intriguing
My bag seemed
heavier than a week ago when I arrived in Edinburgh. Luckily I only had to carry
it across the road from the hotel and into Waverley Train Station to pick up
the car I had hired for the next 12 days.
The drive out
of Edinburgh proved interesting – going the wrong way in the car park; having
difficulty getting the car into reverse (to the left and up, not to the right
as I expected); the lights ...
Kind of worked out how this blog works. I wanted an alternative to Facebook so I could send my travel notes to friends, but not be quite as visible as on Facebook. As I'm off work with stress, I didn't want everyone knowing I was away on a wee break to Arran, although it was on doctor's orders. "Do something different and get out of the house", she said. To me! Telling ...