The Lodge at Carfraemill
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... The Buddies Welcome after dinner was, to put it lightly, insane. Apparently there were around 600 buddies, which the organisers decided would be able to fit into a room about 1/10 the size it needed to be. It was nearly impossible to move from the entry to the registration desk, and once we had been given name tags, it was impossible to find our group. I did eventually find my buddy and the rest of the group, but it was a relief to get back 'home'.
Thursday was attempt 2 at ...
... Fair and sport festival in Grasmere, so there were crowds there. Took photo of Wordsworth's grave. Watched a 14 age group race up and down the mountain behind the town. Scotland in pm and visited Gretna Green, Passed Lockerbie, scene of plane crash in 1988. Arrived Edinburgh 6.30pm and had dinner at Dirty *****. Walked around the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and back to The Roxburgh by ...
... was a party near us of 28, a couple of families from Norway here to see the Tattoo. They special shirts and jackets made up for the trip. It was a mad house in the Rock Shop, but I got my pins! After dinner we walked the town. At St Andrew's Square, they have a lot going at the Fringe Festival. Music, booths, comedy acts, temporary restaurants, etc. We walked around and then headed down Rose Street past numerous shops and restaurants. We then turned down towards the ...
... tail. This one was carrying a very long stick in its beak and was jumping from ledge to ledge to the top of the roof of a house where the chimneys were. I thought they must be building a nest up there. But no. Once it got to the top - near the chimney pipes, it flew down, across the street to the park where there was a very large tree. Ah! The stick must have been quite cumbersome so it needed some elevation to get to the tree, and the chimney was higher than the tree.
Once it ...
... to 'be' and explore at their own pace. The educators facilitated and recorded but everything wa s driven by the children. Refreshing to see. Kate and Claire then took us on at our around the site and we came upon the fire house. It was bizarre to see something that you have read about, seen photos of and video of finally in real life, surreal. The autumn light coming through the trees was ethereal, and it was so much fun exploring ...