Whoever says the Sun rarely shines in Scotland, don’t believe them! The past three days have been absolutely superb!
On Saturday, after a detour to an O2 store to get a SIM card sorted and a superb coffee, we headed for the William Wallace Monument at Abbey Craig Stirling. After climbing the ascent to the base of the monument, we decided we had to tackle the 246 spiral steps to ascend 67 metres to the top. The views are magnificent and definitely worth the effort. On the way up there are exhibitions which are interesting to read and provides an opportunity for a breather. Wallace’s sword is now there 1.67m long!!
On to lunch at Gleneagles Golf Club and another great coffee (aye Felicity). Massive complex! After a brief visit to the Famous Grouse Distillery, we drove back to Doune via Loch Earn and Callendar. We just had to stop for a beer at the Lade Inn. A special place for our friends ?. We farewelled Doune Sunday morning after some tasty curry at Mr Singh’s India Gate Sat night.
Sunday we headed towards Glasgow to visit with our cousin, John, in Uddingston. A short walk to Bothwell
Castle and Bothwell Castle Golf Club. We played there today in beautiful sunshine 19C. What a lovely course. Not a long course but definitely not easy. Hopefully when we tackle it again tomorrow, we’ll learn from our mistakes today.
Tot: 0.096s; Tpl: 0.011s; cc: 9; qc: 52; dbt: 0.0451s; 1; m:domysql w:travelblog (10.17.0.13); sld: 1;
; mem: 1.2mb