No.1 Hotel & Wine Lounge
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... had planted seven million Douglas fir trees and thousands of rhododendrons which sadly were not in flower. The estate is breathtaking, with lakes, heather-covered moorland and spectacular views, particularly from the imposing house. Lord Armstrong trained as a lawyer but made a fortune as an engineer, inventor, industrialist, arms manufacturer. Although we were able to begin touring the house shortly after it opened, it was already very crowded with visitors and we had to be patient ...
... children and the challenge they face buying a property of their own. Sounded like we were talking about the same country, with the scenarios being similar. And their frustration at one of the kids trying hard to save for a house who has recently booked a 5 star holiday to Turkey! They were rolling their eyes and shaking their heads. Haha.
They seemed to enjoy telling us about their room in the hotel, with the bath being in the bedroom, ...
... go here with a sense of fun. The owner of the place bought it 30 years ago to bring it back into his wife's family (the Greys, as in Earl Grey), and has clearly been having fun with the notes he's left around. His uncle, for instance, has supposedly walked 130 miles in a day. Another display talks about the Pope driving a dog sled. One display mentioned how Bruce defeated his childhood friend, Edward I, at ...
... br> There was the very small creek mentioned by David Ross, the only one in the area, he says, at which James Douglas might have taken up his defensive position, as described in ancient records. Today, it is forded by a very small bridge, and almost entirely engulfed by a long, narrow trail of purple flowers fed by it.
We could see the ridge over which some sources say the Gascons came, down which they charged.
Today, Skaithmuir is peaceful fields all around
... and perhaps six or eight hours ago been six feet under water. This part of the causeway is called The Pilgrim's Way--more of a straight line than the road, which curves around. The path is marked by a 2-1/2 mile long stretch of poles, including two 'refuge boxes' to be used by those unwary enough to be caught in rising waters as the tide comes back in.
We walked from Holy Island out to the mainland--although ...