Category Archives: Museums, galleries, places of interest

What do we think of the museums, galleries and other places of interest that we have visited – how do we rate them?

Visit to Edinburgh

Last week we took the ‘van to get its annual service but we had to visit Inverness for the engine service and then Perth the next day for the habitation service. A bit of a trek but at least it’s … Continue reading

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Day trip to Attadale Gardens

As I mentioned in an earlier blog [18th June 2011 – Day trip to Applecross] we were keen to visit the Attadale Gardens at Strathcarron, and as the weather today was so warm and sunny and we took the opportunity … Continue reading

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Sightseeing in the north of Skye

Map             A map of the day’s journey can be found here – it may take a few moments to load into a separate window. The map displays on most browsers, but not unfortunately Internet Explorer.

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On the Glenelg peninsular – [# 187]

Beinn Sgritheall (974m) Pronunciation:             Bine Screehal Translation:                  Mountain of Screes Total distance:             10.6km Total time:                    4hrs 20mins Total ascent:                 1149m Weather:                     … Continue reading

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A trip to RSPB Inch Marshes and historic Ruthven Barracks

Today we left Glenmore site for a night or two wild camping. The issue for us remains that all of the water system on the ‘van has frozen up and I’ve had to drain our boiler, which was full of … Continue reading

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Edinburgh’s Botanic Gardens

The rain was torrential last night but thankfully it cleared up to provide a really fabulous day, which started out with an enjoyable walk to the Botanic Gardens in the morning. We have never visited the Gardens before but had … Continue reading

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