Meikleour Arms Hotel & Restaurant
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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On the short drive to Stirling I stopped off at a hand-car-wash run by a group of eastern europeans. They did a brilliant job for £20 and I am now very proud of my clean van though at this time of year it won't last long.
I am staying at a rural site to the East of Stirling which is beautifully positioned near to the impressive range of Ochil hills (almost mountains). It is quite a large site, but spread out so there is no feeling of lots of other people, ...
... to score a goal during the breaks. Also, everytime there was a break in play, they would play really loud music which stopped abruptly when they started again. Added to that, I'm sure the commentator had a massive kick drum which kept thumping throughout the game. It all added to the excitement, however I couldn't help thinking that it must be distracting for the players!
I drove home again, and dropped one of the teachers off before we headed home.
On Monday afternoon we moved into the Old Churches House which was in the Dunblane Cathedral square.
Today we headed to Loch Ard in the Trossicks (National Park). David wanted to show us Doune Castle which was also well preserved but not as touristy as Stirling. We saw a little swallows nest with baby chicks in the portcullis and wandered up spiral staircases , ...
... endangered Lesser Spotted Godwits, but I wouldn't know!)
Following first the river and then a small stream flowing into it, the path, newly mowed by some helpful council worker, lay cradled between the encircling trees and bushes along the river for a while, then up between two open fields before diving back into some steepish woodland. Right at the top, to my surprise, I came upon a car tucked well back in the woodland - I passed rather ...
... it looks like we are filling up on fuel). Tomorrow we will have to pack our stuff. It's not fair as I can only take a couple of pairs of shoes and 1 dress.
Bruce finished moving the LPG filler point, the nice people at Gaslow gave us a 3m stainless steel hose for free, it pays to talk, so only fair that they get a plug so please visit www.gaslow.com. As you will see from the pictures, it's a tidy job.
Getting excited now, only 3 days to go. :-)