The Portmann Hotel

42 Portland Road, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland, KA1 2DL, United Kingdom | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Kilmarnock

Aberdeen to Glasgow

A travel blog entry by deirjohn


... the valley the road became a little hairy as it was quite steep, narrowish and built like a roller coaster, you know those bumps that leave your stomach behind, and multiples in quick succession. I didn't know whether to laugh, cry or scream so settled on a combination of all, losing the ability to speak English at one stage. Funny aye? Yeah! Drove on through a lightly forested area then ...

West Highland Way

A travel blog entry by teachervagabond


... cabin at McDonald's Hotel. There were a lot of other campers there and a little bird who thought I should share my dinner with him. Before I left Ft. William, I had stretched my leg in the night and pulled my knee. I was worried it would cause me trouble on the trail, but hadn't. Not until I started my descent into Kinlochleven...I thought I would die, it was so painful. Then, during the night, I spent hours just trying to turn over. Every time I needed to move it became ...

Rain, rain, rain

A travel blog entry by dawnc


... they would drive me back to Carluke. It was only 10 minutes by direct road and possibly an hour by bus and second bus or train. Although the rain had eased it was still wonderful to get that lift.

Many wind turbines were scattered around the countryside in small groups. the driver thought they were preferable to using nuclear energy. I asked about dairying as I still had not seen any ...

Baby Cuddles today!!!!

A travel blog entry by vonnie06


Online with mum again in the morning to see how Nan is getting on. Still the same, no improvement.

Called Alison this morning to see if she and Finlay were up to visitors and she said yes they are happy for a visit. Aunt Marg and I headed over to see them this afternoon. Was great to see Alison and Kenny and to meet their two boys....Finlay came along 10 days early. He's a wee cutie and so is his ...

Overnight South of Glasgow

A travel blog entry by centaur169


... or in Scottish Gaelic, 'Mort Ghlinne Comhann' (murder of Glen Coe). The massacre began simultaneously in three settlements along the glen—Invercoe, Inverrigan, and Achnacon—although the killing took place all over the glen as fleeing MacDonalds were pursued.

Thirty-eight MacDonalds from the Clan MacDonald of Glencoe were ...


This hotel, located on 42 Portland Road, Kilmarnock, is near Dean Castle and Country Park and Achamore Gardens.
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