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Holyrood Hotel Review and Helpful Things to Know 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Click below to quickly find the best price for your stay at the Holyrood Hotel 1. Holyrood Hotel Address The address of the Holyrood Hotel is; 81 Holyrood Hotel, Edinburgh, EH8 8AU 2. Phone Number The telephone number of the hotel is; 0131 528 8000 3. Getting from Edinburgh Waverley Station to the Holyrood Hotel The easiest way to reach the hotel, especially if you have luggage, is to take the escalators from Waverley Station to Princes Street. On Princes Street turn right at the top of the escalators and walk past the Balmoral Hotel. At the junction by the… Read More »Holyrood Hotel Review and Helpful Things to Know 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

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Lerwick Hotel Review and Helpful Things to Know

Click to get the best price for your stay at the Lerwick Hotel 1. Lerwick Hotel Address The address of the Lerwick Hotel is; 15 South Road, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PX 2. Phone Number The telephone number of the hotel is; +44 (1595) 692166 3. Getting from Sumburgh Airport to the Lerwick Hotel It is 25 miles from Sumburgh Airport to the hotel. Take the main road, A970, and head North to Lerwick. When you come into Lerwick go straight over at the first and second roundabouts you cross. At the second roundabout you will see Tesco on your right… Read More »Lerwick Hotel Review and Helpful Things to Know

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Visit Shetland – A Stunning Destination Any Time of the Year

Planning to Visit Shetland? Shetland is an amazing place to visit. It is very different from the rest of Scotland. It has its own very distinct culture, language, food, landscape, and history. There is a great deal to see and enjoy when visiting. Visit Shetland 2. Where Do You Fly From to Get To Shetland? There are direct flights to Shetland from; These flights are operated by Loganair which also operates codeshare flights with British Airways. All flights are to Sumburgh Airport which is at the Southern end of the mainland. Loganair planes are smaller aircraft. Sometimes there are two seats… Read More »Visit Shetland – A Stunning Destination Any Time of the Year

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10 Reasons to Stay at the Lovely Busta House Hotel

I am lucky enough to have stayed at the lovely Busta House Hotel a number of times when taking tour groups to Shetland. It’s my favourite hotel on Shetland, and one of my favourite hotels anywhere. Here are 10 reasons you should stay at the Busta House Hotel too. 1. Busta House Hotel is Run By a Fantastic Team Given the challenges in recruiting any staff, let alone local staff in Shetland, it’s wonderful that Busta House Hotel has a number of locals working on its team. They work really hard to deliver great service. The hotel has a genuinely… Read More »10 Reasons to Stay at the Lovely Busta House Hotel

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26 Great Things to Do On Your Shetland Holiday

Considering a Shetland holiday? It’s a fantastic place to visit, with its own unique character. There is something about Shetland – whether that’s the people, the scenery, the wildlife, or the weather. It gets under your skin. Here are 26 things you might like to see on your Shetland Holiday. Shetland Holiday 1. Sumburgh Head Whatever of year you are thinking of taking your Shetland holiday there is something to see at Sumburgh lighthouse. The views from Sumburgh Head are dramatic. Set on top of steep cliffs and overlooking the point at which the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean… Read More »26 Great Things to Do On Your Shetland Holiday

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Campanile Glasgow – Helpful Things to Know Before You Stay

Looking to stay at the Campanile Glasgow? Check out this review, including a video room tour of a twin room. Pros My Review Score 😄 Cons Cost £79 twin room, no breakfast Campanile Glasgow – Find the Best Price Online Want to find the best price for the Campanile Glasgow super quickly? Just pop your travel dates in below and find the best price available online. Want to find the best price in the Glasgow area? Check out this map view below Campanile Location The Campanile is located on the Northern bank of the River Clyde. It is south of… Read More »Campanile Glasgow – Helpful Things to Know Before You Stay

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Newton Stewart – A Really Great Town With Lots To Do Nearby

Check out my guide to this lovely riverside town and get planning your visit. 1. Newton Stewart – What’s In the Town There are some great independent shops including a great DIY store, some interesting gift shops, cafes and takeaways. Here are the ones I checked out during my week long stay in Newton Stewart. 2. Newton Stewart – Brew Ha Ha This small coffee shop is close to the bridge in Newton Stewart. There is on street parking outside and a larger car park in the centre of the town beside the river. The cafe is small and they… Read More »Newton Stewart – A Really Great Town With Lots To Do Nearby

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Southerness Self Catering Review: Check Out This Chalet Now

Are you planning a Southerness self catering holiday? Well check out this review based on a 1 week stay in Southerness in November 2021. 1. Southerness Self Catering – Getting To Southerness Southerness is a coastal village located south of Dumfries. It is about 25 minutes from Dumfries centre. 2. Southerness Self Catering – Southerness Village – What’s There? The village of Southerness is dominated by the caravan park. It stretches around the bay and has it’s own entertainment centre, restaurant, takeaway, swimming pool and leisure facilities. There are some residences and along the shore there are a number of… Read More »Southerness Self Catering Review: Check Out This Chalet Now

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11 Southerness Things To Do – Cute Cafes & Great Wildlife

Planning on visiting Southerness? It’s a great spot for exploring the Argyll and Bute coastline. Check out this guide to Southerness things to do for some ideas of places to go and things to do. 11 Great Southerness Things to Do We loved the dog friendly cafes, seeing Red Kites up close and a museum about one of the biggest factories in the UK during World War 2. Read on for all the details and to plan your visit. Southerness Things to Do 1. Streetlights Cafe, Castle Douglas Streetlights was one of the first cafes we visited during our holiday… Read More »11 Southerness Things To Do – Cute Cafes & Great Wildlife

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Threave Gardens Review – Helpful Things to Know

Check out this review of Threave Gardens with all you need to know to plan your visit. 1. Threave Gardens Location The first thing to mention is that there are two locations that might be easily confused. Threave Gardens is owned by the National Trust and is located separately from Threave Castle which is owned by Historic Scotland. The address is; Threave Garden & Estate Castle Douglas DG7 1RX Telephone: 01556 502575 The location is just off the A75 West of Castle Douglas and the gardens have brown tourist signs to direct you to them. 2. Threave Gardens Arrival After driving… Read More »Threave Gardens Review – Helpful Things to Know

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Sleeperz Dundee Review – Helpful Things to Know

Check out this review of Sleeperz Dundee, including a video tour of a room, to see if it’s your perfect stay. You can also find great hotel prices for the whole of the Dundee area quickly! 1. Sleeperz Dundee Address Sleeperz Dundee Address: 2 S Union St, Dundee DD1 4BF 2. Sleeperz Dundee Phone Number The phone number is 01382 725888 3. Sleeperz Dundee Location and Directions The easiest way to arrive at Sleeperz Dundee is by train as the hotel is located directly above the train station building. Check out the information about Dundee train station and find Scotrail… Read More »Sleeperz Dundee Review – Helpful Things to Know

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Jurys Inn Aberdeen Review – Helpful Things to Know

2023 Update – the Jurys Inn Aberdeen is now the Leonardo Hotel Are you looking for a great hotel in the heart of Aberdeen? Jurys Inn Aberdeen is at the heart of all the action. Check out this review, including a video tour of a room, to see if it’s your perfect stay. 1. Jurys Inn Aberdeen Address and Telephone Number The address of Jurys Inn Aberdeen is Union Square, Guild St, Aberdeen AB11 5RG 2. Jurys Inn Aberdeen Telephone Number The telephone number of Jurys Inn Aberdeen is 01224 381200 3. Jurys Inn Aberdeen Location Jurys Inn Aberdeen is… Read More »Jurys Inn Aberdeen Review – Helpful Things to Know

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Hilton Aberdeen TECA Review – Helpful Things To Know

Hilton Aberdeen TECA – A Great Option for Events & The Airport Find the best prices on the internet at the Hilton Aberdeen TECA now Looking for a real guest review of the Hilton Aberdeen Teca? Check out this review, including a video tour of a bedroom, from a 1 night stay in July 2021 Included in the review are details of the car parking, facilities, and getting to the Hilton Aberdeen Teca. 1. Hilton Aberdeen Teca: Address The Hilton Aberdeen TECA address is; The Hilton Aberdeen TECA phone number is; 01224 984111 2. Hilton Aberdeen: Location The Hilton Aberdeen… Read More »Hilton Aberdeen TECA Review – Helpful Things To Know

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Check Out This Wonderful Newton Stewart Holiday Cottage

Are you looking for a great Newton Stewart holiday cottage? Well check out this little gem, Minnow Cottage. It’s a great choice because; . Read on to check out my review of Minnow Cottage Week Long Stay in Newton Stewart Holiday Cottage with 2 Dogs In November 2020 I spent a lovely week in a Newton Stewart holiday cottage called Minnow Cottage, a one bedroom cottage bungalow set right beside the River Cree, so close it was almost in the River Cree actually! Newton Stewart is a lovely part of Dumfries and Galloway with Wigtown on the doorstep plus the… Read More »Check Out This Wonderful Newton Stewart Holiday Cottage

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Village Hotel Aberdeen – 8 Helpful Things to Know

Pop your travel dates in below and find the best price for the Village Hotel Aberdeen; Looking for hotels in Aberdeen? Find the best prices quickly with this Aberdeen map view. Check out this one night review. (Please note that our stay was in the very early days of Covid19 restrictions being lifted, just enough to allow domestic travel. As such most of the hotel services were reduced.) Village Hotel Aberdeen – Pre Arrival After having a booking cancelled by another Aberdeen hotel on the day of arrival I was able to find a reasonable rate at the Village Hotel… Read More »Village Hotel Aberdeen – 8 Helpful Things to Know

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