Thursday, January 17, 2019

Hopetoun house South Queensferry

Hopetoun house
3 miles from holiday cottage




 Coastal road from Hopetoun house


Tea rooms open until September

Food - Supermarkets Dunfermline Kirkcaldy Dalgety Bay Cowdenbeath

Nearest -  (2 miles) Tesco Duloch 6:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.
Morrissons Kirkcaldy  (9 miles) 

 Mist counter

Good patisserie and vegetable counters
 white asparagus



Food - local. Puddledub. Kirkcaldy. Dunfermline

Deliveries available.
Ham, pork pie, scotch eggs.
Bacon, sausages.
Joints.
Stockists
Shop also in Kirkcaldy arcade

Holiday cottage near Edinburgh. Bedrooms

Ideal for a couple or family - 2 parents and 1 or 2 children maximum.
Cot,  high chair and baby equipment can be requested on booking.
From £295 low season to £540 per week in high season,
based on 2 adults and up to 2 children.

Poster and a view of the real thing!

View  of Forth Rail Bridge from bedroom window.



Mirror and shelf in main bedroom.

Many wooden features made by Chris.
shelves, mirrors, etc.
2 bedrooms:-
 main bedroom with double bed and small bedroom with 2  single beds.

                                                                      
                                                                      Main bedroom 



                                                                    small twin room



Aberdour gallery

 10 miles from holiday cottage
Aberdour
 Old butchers shop

Pottery, paintings, crafts, etc.

Arbroath restaurant and video

Old Boatyard restaurant
Restaurant  (M. Roux and Marco)
1 hour 20 minutes from the holiday cottage,
either over the Tay bridge or via Perth.


Oysters, hake, cod and chips, burgers

6.3.2015
Motown theme evening with the Gillettes
"Superstition"
Another wonderful themed evening



 Jambalaya



Fish and chip shop (pink)




Harbour


August 2014


9.5.2014 - Lovely Spanish themed dining evening with:-
Rainbow over Arbroath Harbour




Statue of Declaration of Independence






The harbour


 The fish  shop (pink)




 18.12.2013
Arbroath smokie tart for 1 starter, 
Arbroath smokie  chowder another,
Arbroath smokie pate for another,
tuna cerviche and a 
 slow braised belly pork, etc.

Sea Bass for 1 mains, 
traditional haddock and chips for the others
(we loved the scalloped potato).

Sticky toffee pudding and home made salted caramel ice cream.

Everything as always was delicious.


November 2013 - Another highly enjoyable meal and evening.
This time the Italian theme evening.





Interior
Overlooking harbour 

March 2013 theme night.
Two of our party said it was better than the food and entertainment on  cruises.

As seen with Michael Portillo on Great Railway journeys  22.1. 2013

Excellent food, wine,  location, staff and management.



Fish shop at the harbour
That's the one in pink

Dunfermline - Pittencrief Park

Dunfermline
5 miles from holiday cottage






Andrew Carnegie Glen gates at Chalmers Street

Also tea rooms

Dunfermline Andrew Carnegie birth place





Dunfermline Abbot House Heritage centre




                                                           
                                                           Beautiful wrought iron gates.




Lovely historic building, 5 miles from the holiday cottage.

Dunfermline museum



5 miles from holiday cottage 

Guest photo
of  Abbot house from the cafe veranda


Good information and exhibits about Dunfermline's history:
mining, engineering and

weaving




famous people from Dunfermline



Collection of paintings includes one Lowrie and
some Scottish painters like Peploe and Fergusson

new maze

opened 2017