So, do I recommend the Elphinstone for its food offering? Without a doubt, it’s a resounding yes. If you don’t want fussiness and fancy presentation and are more about the support of local businesses using quality produce to create cracking home-cooked honest-to-goodness food, the Elphinstone is for you.
A family owned and run former coaching inn tucked away in the heart of Lanarkshire. Family friendly, large rooms and excellent service.
Glenluce is a small rural village situated off the main A75 leading to Stranraer in the County of Wigtownshire. Its main claim to fame is the 12th-century Cistercian abbey, but it’s also home to the wonderfully relaxing and peaceful Whitecairn Holiday Park.
Glenwhan Gardens – Have an hour or two to spare, need a spot to relax, then why not visit Glenwhan Gardens and Arboretum near Stranraer – and enjoy a coffee with a slice of homemade cake too!
So, you think motorhoming is something only the over 65s do? I know what you’re thinking, the retired vicar and his wife, a small dog, probably a Chihuahua, trundling along in front of you, at 40mph, refusing to let you, and quite likely, your BMW pass.
Well, think again folks. More and more younger people are taking to the roads with their hotel room on wheels – and why not?
Ardmore Point is a little hidden gem of a bay on the Firth of Clyde near Helensburgh. Great picnic spot which is not overrun, even on the sunniest of days.
Good quality authentic Scottish food with impeccable supplier pedigrees.
Move over, there’s a new kid on the block, quite literally – at Block three, Blantyre Industrial Estate, Lanarkshire. Central Cafe is located in a busy industrial space on the outskirts of Hamilton and located minutes off the main A725 East Kilbride Expressway. Not perhaps your first choice of location to travel to, but don’t…
Ee-usk is an award-winning seafood restaurant located on the north pier in the seaside town of Oban, on the west coast of Argyll. The name derives from the Gaelic language where ‘iasg’ is the word for fish but is pronounced ee-usk. Now, I’ll bet few knew that little nugget of information. The building certainly stands…
The Bay Horse Inn is a typical olde worlde country coaching inn located on the A68 at West Woodburn near Hexham in Northumberland. It epitomises all that is good about these types of local country public houses, the heart of the community as was evident on the 3 separate occasions I visited. Their website reads:…