Archive for the tag 'The Collingwood Arms'

Despite our best intentions we didn’t manage to cross the road from the Collingwood arms to visit the Church of St Helen.

We had also intended to get a closer look of the War Memorial, also just across the road from the Collingwood arms…

St Helens’ church is on my list for my next visit to the [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 3rd 2018

The Collingwood Arms is a grade II listed Coaching Inn built during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. On first appearance there are tell-tale signs of the hotels Georgian roots with its archetypal centred entrance and the somewhat symmetrical frontage including the grand single paned sash windows that flood the hotel with natural light.
It [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 2nd 2018

Unfortunately the duty manager that we had chatted to on the first night of our stay was not on shift so we were unable to say goodbye or thank her. We checked out after breakfast and headed to Corbridge Roman Town.
During our journey, just after we had left Jedburgh, we turned a corner to be [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 17th 2018

After breakfast we set off through the pretty countryside to Traquair, stopping along the way to photograph the River Tweed. We managed to arrive a little early but the gate was open and the kiosk manned so we were able to go in. One again the weather was glorious so we chose to look around [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 16th 2018

After breakfast we set off into Scotland to visit Rosslyn Chapel. For some time it has been on my location wish list, because of the carvings within.
When we arrived we found out that the next introductory talk of the chapel would take place in half an hour. We explored the outside of the chapel until [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 14th 2018

The bed and quilt were soft and cosy which led to a very good night’s sleep. The breakfast was delicious, although the choices arrived in a strange order. My cooked breakfast items arrived at the same time as Mr C’s porridge. The toast arrived after my breakfast meaning there was no toast for my bacon [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Oct 8th 2018

Rain was gently falling when I woke up so there was no chance for a last linger on the roof terrace, although when the rain stopped I went outside and could almost smell the fresh air (I have no sense of smell). The service at breakfast was quicker than it had been on the previous [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Oct 6th 2018