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- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... to witness the boom before making our exit to check out the Tartan Weaving Mill at the bottom of the esplanade. Here one can explore five stories of the patterned wool, each specific to a Scottish clan. Visitors can also watch the cloth being made but of course, we were there on the weavers' day off… We learned that many newlyweds commission the creation of a new tartan. Perhaps it’s time the Winders got their own!
We then made our way to ...
... from a take away stand in the station. We found a nearby bench and enjoyed the hot pies which provided nourishment and welcome warmth. They were delicious. I had traditional beef, turnip, potato and spices, while Courtney had chicken balti, which is Indian inspired with cinnamon, curry and vegetables. Nancy had the roasted vegetables and chicken versions. Everyone enjoyed their hot pies immensely. For dessert, I grabbed a package of Millionaire shortbread bars, which is ...
... a farm gate and then a further 3 1/2 miles through paddocks (on a sealed one lane road) to get to a magnificent vantage point near the St Abbs lighthouse where we had great views up and down the coast. All un-signposted but apparently a legit road. There were two other cars there when we arrive and lots of people walking there. Walking, or rambling as it is called here, is a very popular passtime. The towns & landscape are also dotted ...
... and a very nice comfortable lair it proves to be, popular with groups of young people speaking all kinds of tongues.
The inner man and woman thus fortified, we head to the museum and pick up our tickets. A large crowd is assembled in front of the Millenium Clock when we arrive: this is a two-storey mechanical clock and glockenspiel built to commemorate the human suffering of the twentieth century. The clock is chiming midday and a group ...
... in all of Europe. They have a special agreement with Ackroyd and Belushi which ends it's run this year. Well, the entire cast and crew was invited to see the show last night at 10:40, Mickey and I were the only ones to make it. As we arrived to the theater (which is the same building as ours) we decided to grab a beer at the theater bar. We were early and felt we had plenty of time. I had a Guinness and Mickey a strongbow. Turns out we had more than ...