Bankton House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Livingston
... to find the cemeteries where Martin's great x 3 uncle and great x 4 grandfather were buried. The first cemetery was the Reformed Presbyterian Church at Oakshaw where his uncle was buried - unfortunately we couldn't find him - James Parlane but we did find some MacFarlanes. The MacFarlanes were the 'original' clan back on the 1200's but dropped the Mac in the early 1700's after the first Jacobite rebellion failed and the clan dispersed. We ...
We awoke on a bright, chilly day along the Thames to begin the next segment of our sojourn. Our lesson learned from the day prior, we arrived in ample time to catch our Scotrail passenger train to Edinburgh at Kings Cross. Mom and I chatted and admired the beautiful shoreline scenery for the entire 5 hour journey, while Rufio worked and Jessica slept. We wished Mom and Happy Mother's Day.
We left a sunny London for a drizzly, gusty Edinburgh, reminiscent of ...
... Aunty Sheila is 80yrs on Tuesday. Clarke Family members at the party included :
Wendy & Brian
Carole & Gemma
Uncle John & Aunty Shirley
Sheila, Alistair, Callum and Tuesday
Sadly, there were a few of my cousins unable to attend for various reasons.
... an excellent photo-op, and, since the walkway is so thin, people line up to take turns posing for pictures at an overlook. While I was posing for my very own picture, a very frustrated Indian (um, overweight) man decided he would shove his way through the line (again, another group of people who don’t know how to “queue”) and pose for a picture with his wife who had somehow gotten split up from him and was already ahead of me. ...
Down to another B&B breakfast and out to yet another Coop for this afternoon's nibbles. While ambling to the shop in this peaceful and picturesque spot, the village towny turfed up in his 'motor' with (very difficult to have any positivity for the young chap) music blasting out. The genre of house tunes loosely known in the biz as '*****' seemed only to disturb me good self, and would have driven a saint to grab an AK47 while at the well provisoned little store. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking