scotland tonight

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  1. slimbob

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    at long last i can get away from work .
    at the mo i have the m/h loaded and cooking dinner waiting for my wife to finish work.
    then we are on our way a 290 mile drive to moffit tonight .
    then tommorrow take our time making our way to stonehaven .
    we hope to get to the top but who knows what we might do .
    but no work .
    found a good site for scotland if anyone is intrested called undiscoverd scotland
     
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  2. Geo

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    Might need a re think here
    Scotland shuts on a friday:Doh:
     
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  3. Stephen & Jeannie

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    Walking distance to The Star Hotel from the CC&C site! Bestest pies in the world !!! Don't have a starter ! Any where else it would be a main course !:whatthe::whatthe::whatthe:
     
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    Why go all the way to the top when Dumfries and Galloway has it all and a lot quieter
     
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    Mountains, lochs, fish eagles etc !!!:Blush::Blush::Blush:
     
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    Don't forget your thermals. We are having a blizzard here at the moment and the area is white. Temperature down to 4 degrees.
    Hope you enjoy, sod the weather that's my motto.
     
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    Origin of the battered Mars bar at the Carron chippie in Stonehaven ...or so they claim.....enjoy. Dont forget Slains castle at Cruden bay if you are into old ruins, and of course Dunnottar Castle, which is a beauty.....This coastline up to Moray is being industrialised with huge wind turbines on and off shore...see it while you can in it's natural unspoilt beauty.
     
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  8. Rayb182

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    Lucky b#g%er :thumb:
     
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    Yes Dumfries and Galloway has all that might be in a smaller scale but all there. :winky:
     
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    Suppose depends how long you have to tour round at the moment it's very wet up here in Moray and its a long way to John oh Groats from Stonehaven but whatever you do enjoy Scotland
     
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  11. slimbob

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    well we are now at spey bay it is so nice here .
    going to be going up a bit futher today it has been such a long time since we last came to scotland . the roads seem to be a lot better.
    a long time back we back packed the west highland way .best holiday i have ever had .
    thanks to all the replys iam just off for a walk will update later if i can
     
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  12. pollensabob

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    Stonehaven know it well, worth a visit near there Drumtochty Glen and Castle, Auchenblae, lovely area, Heugh Hotel in Stonehaven miniature Balmoral, good dining.

    Bob:thumb:
     
  13. Campercaillie

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    In fact, April has been incredibly dry!! This month we have totted up around 32 mm of rain. Compare that to last year's 155 mm :rain:
    But - April has certainly been very disappointing, with low temperatures (This month's average is 5 degrees) and seemingly incessant wind makes it feel even colder!! But I'm a great believer in weather balancing out, and with May just a couple of days away .......:Blush:
    Finally - Where in Scotland do you get "Fish-eagles" ??
     
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    Shieldaig !! A pair live on the island off shore !!:Cool::Cool::Cool:

    Edit !!!! Durrrr !!!!! should be Sea Eagles ! What a plonker moi is !!!
     
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    Dingbat !!!!!


    Did you spot the deliberate mistake !!:Doh::Doh::Doh:
     
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    Yes, the sea-eagles are doing really well in Scotland - upwards of 60+ breeding pairs now, with a recent release of 80+ birds from a location down in Fife, now being seeing regularly across to the west :thumb:
     
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    Grand place.

    From there turn inland across to Banchory then along the Dee to Breamar. Double grand.

    Then back a bit, up to Tomintoul to a grand campsite in Grantown on Spey then do the Whisky Trail.

    If the weather is kind this is as good as it gets.
     
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