Bankton House Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... 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 ...
... stores to discover new items - and recognize some familiar ones. We all had to laugh when we saw Pepperidge Farm Goldfish under the name "Finz."
After lunch, we found our way to the Stirling Castle where we toured the grounds and the interior. The castle was home to several members of the Tudor family and, notably, Mary Queen of Scots. We were able to go inside the chapel, the great hall (which holds about 500 people), ...
No more distilleries! Today will be filled with music.
We began with a visit to the Playfair Library in the Old College of the University of Edinburgh. It no longer functions as a library, but its ceiling gives a good idea of its magnificence. Our genial host was Noel O'Regan, a colleague from the musicology faculty of the university, with whom we also enjoyed lunch.
In the ...
... his master's grave for 14 years) and picked up a snack from the Elephant Room which was the cafe where JK Rowling first penned Harry Potter.
After a quick rest at the hotel, we decided to try our hand at public transportation. We took a bus up Leith Walk to get to La Flavorita. La Flavorita is an Italian restaurant recommended by Laura's friend. This was where we did our pre-race carbo loading. We had calamari for an ...
... Edinburgh) in front of the Edinburgh Castle and grabbed lunch at the Amber Restaurant in the Scotch Whisky Experience Museum. I smiled at the sight of this place as it clearly was "Dad Territory". If only I knew someone that would go in the exhibit with me. Next time. Sitting in the restaurant, I stunned my entire table as I ordered my meal with the attitude of “What the ...