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Holiday 2019: heading south via Gretna Green and Carlisle

Gretna Green was our final place to visit in Scotland. World renowned for marriage elopement, I enjoyed the museum and the whole wedding atmosphere (a wedding party arrived and were getting ready in the car park while we were there). I particularly loved the wedding dresses depicted fashion through the ages. The soppy part of […]

Holiday 2019: Callendar Park, Kelpies, Bo’ness and Kinneil

I had high hopes for Callendar Park as it had excellent reviews but I was left a little disappointed. The atmosphere was somehow quite oppressive inside the house although there were things for the children to do such as dressing up and colouring. Many reviews had mentioned outdoor play activities but there was nothing. A […]

Holiday 2019: festival frenzy in Edinburgh

There were so many places we wanted to visit in Edinburgh and I anticipated we would spend 2 or even 3 days exploring the sights. Sadly our experience was ruined by the sheer multitude of tourists, the exorbitant cost of parking and the disruption due to the preparations for the military tattoo and festivals. We […]

Holiday 2019: birds and battles, history and heritage

The children were mega tired after all the walking around Glasgow the day before so we decided to stay close to our cottage and explore the local area. First stop was World of Wings. The birds were absolutely magnificent and I loved capturing these close ups. We decided not to wait around for the flying […]