Category: News Items

Royal Highland Show 2012

Its hard to sum up this rural event on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Farming communities biggest date, but the food produce and demonstartions, the fashion retail and the premier livestock all contribute to make this a facinating event. Running 21-24th June tickets are cheaper bought online but you won’t be able to see it all […]

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Brochure v Pamphlet

So gone is our old brochure….which was terriblily out of date and here, at long last, is our pamphlet; giving the ‘receiver’ a taste of Lochend…but really all the infomation that you’ll need to organise your holiday is here, on the website. Do let me know if you’d like one sent out.

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Stirling Castle – The Palace Reopens

The newly refurbished Palace at Stirling Castle allows visitors to step into the astonishing richness of royal life in the 1500s. James V’s Palace at Stirling is one of the finest and best-preserved Renaissance buildings in Great Britain. Following a major programme of research and re-presentation, it can now be seen by visitors much as […]

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Steam is the way forward

We purchased a fabulous new steam iron Tefal Protect Steam Generator, 1.8 litre Water tank capacity! (I’m sounding a bit like the boys when they talk about cars!) which has helped speed up the curtain laundering considerably. Thanks to Marion of ‘John Walker Interiors’ for all your help and advice. It has proved very useful for steaming alsorts of […]

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