Minibreaking – Crieff Hydro

Meet Eden.  You guys know by now how much I love a minibreak (although I’m not adverse to big breaks either…) and this past weekend we escaped to Crieff Hydro in Perthshire – only an hour and a half from Glasgow but deep, deep in the countryside.  Now the thing about this hotel is that you can really choose to get away from it…
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Minibreaking – Ardoe House, Aberdeen

Give me a hotel that’s luxuy and dog friendly and I’ll be quite happy thank you very much.  Last weekend we spent the night at Mercure’s Ardoe House just outside Aberdeen, a part of the country I have never visited before.  Now to be completely honest, I had never really been overwhelmed with a burning desire to visit Aberdeen but a quick search…
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Stobo Castle

That’s me, blissed out on a lounger, poolside at Stobo Castle…  I was lucky enough to receive an invite to Stobo Castle, the proud sponsors of Musselburgh Racecourse’s Ladies Day, so naturally I invited one of my fav ladies and off we went, roadtripping for a couple of hours to the borders where we pulled up at this beauty.  Of…
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North Berwick minibreak – MacDonald Marine Hotel & Spa

I have to confess, I have been to the MacDonald Marine Hotel three times now…  Usually I try to go somewhere new whenever I can but there’s something about this place that keeps me coming back – actually a few things…  It’s just an hour and a half from Glasgow, it’s completely dog friendly (our room even had tweed dog…
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Portavadie – the calm in the storm

Imagine the storm outside, waves lashing against the rocks and wind whipping round the coast…  and imagine being here, looking out from the sauna through floor to ceiling picture windows, with a blanket of tiny stars blinking through the hot wood above your head. This place is Portavadie – a little slice of heaven on the West of Scotland, Argyll’s…
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