29th Sept – 6th Oct

October 6, 2018 by in

Glenfruin Lodge is lovely, and central to lots of places of interest. We took advice from other visitors comments & went to Luss, went aboard Maid of the Loch, took the 2 hour boat trip on Loch Lomond.

The £7.00 train trip to Glasgow was well worth the money although we only made it as far as Partick & The Kelvingrove museum, we were there for hours and could have spent a whole week. Across the road from there we enjoyed wonderful Pizza at “Baffo” lovely staff too !!

Also good for pizza is”Padrone” on West Clyde Street in Helensburgh.

Our disappointments were that The Hill House in Helensburgh & Dumbarton Castle were both closed  – but we have an excuse to return, not that we need an excuse !!

Richard & Carol


Things to do

Historical sites

Historic Scotland (Historic Environment Scotland) offer ‘Explorer Tickets’ that enable you to visit multiple sites over a number of days to save on entry fees if visiting more than one site and also give you fast track entry for Stirling Castle and Edinburgh Castle. For more information go to: www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/explorer. Some of their historic sites have […]

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Auchendrain Village

Auchendrain museum – just south of Inveraray

The preserved buildings from the 1700s give an authentic insight into how people lived and worked in the north and west of Scotland. You can wander freely around the houses and farm buildings furnished with everyday objects from time gone by.

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Luss conservation village – western shore of Loch Lomond

Located on the banks of Loch Lomond, off the A82, 5 miles north of Crosskeys. Occupation of this area dates back to medieval times, but much of the village and the neat rows of cottages were built in the 18th and 19th centuries to house workers from the nearby slate quarries and featured in the […]

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