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 ...
... bring. Ahhh, America, land of the pampered. Back to the university for more research a
second day. Bob is a house husband when I work; he takes care of mundane chores and does the laundry.
The National Museum of Scotland is amazing and free. and we spend 2 days reading the history of Scotland which is well displayed and broken into both eons and eras- that’s why we make it a 2 day venture. We are somewhat more informed after our ...
... high point. lol ...
After breakfast we headed into the city and first stop was Edinburgh Castle. Every time I turned around Michael had the camera clicking away. Aren't digital cameras fun? We spent a couple hours checking it all out and the view was pretty good from up there. Then we strolled down what is known as the Royal Mile, the old part of the city which runs from the Castle to Holyrood Palace. The Queen still uses this palace when in Edinburgh. There are many little alleyways off the street ...
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
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking