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UK’s Longest Zipwire comes to Dumfries & Galloway

Laggan Activity Centre near Gatehouse of Fleet in Dumfries and Galloway has long been renowned as a great place to visit for those looking for an outdoor active holiday. With Segway rides, Mountain Boarding, Clay Pigeon Shooting and many more activities available they have now opened the […]

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A Proud Day for Glenaldor House

Summer has arrived and we are looking forward to another busy season at Glenaldor and we are thrilled with recent news from the top review site Trip Advisor to get us off to a great start.   I guess everyone will have heard of Trip Advisor, the […]

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Here Comes Winter!

Well Summer has lapsed into Autumn and Winter is almost upon us again!!   Since moving to Glenaldor House in November 09 we have experienced 2 of the coldest winters on record for the region and if I never see another frozen or burst water pipe again […]

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More Good News for Peter Pan in Dumfries.

In my previous blogs on “Peter Pan” I wrote about J.M.Barrie having lived in the house next door to our Bed and Breakfast in Victoria Terrace and how there is an engraved sandstone plaque to commemorate his time there. On my next blog on the subject I […]

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Radio 1 “Big Weekend” Comes to Carlisle – 14th and 15th May 2011

Would you believe it!! Thanks to Radio 1 choosing Carlisle for this year’s Big Weekend the Cumbrian capital will host on stage such illustrious names as Lady Ga Ga, The Foo Fighters, The Black Eyed Peas, The Strokes and many, many more. Ticket hungry fans jammed the […]

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Glenaldor House – The Second Chapter

Well it is over 1 year (November 6th 2009) since we made the move to start our new business at Glenaldor House therefore it seems like a good time to continue from “The First Chapter” blog which I posted many months ago.   We are back in […]

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Lands End to John O Groats (LEJOG) Part 2.

Is this the record for the slowest LEJOG? I recently wrote a blog on the amount of people that pass through our B and B at Glenaldor House as they stop to rest their weary bodies on their personal epic journey from Land’s End to John O […]

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Bike 2 Go – Dumfries

Congratulations to Dumfries for becoming the first town in Scotland to start a Public, easy accessible, and user friendly Bike Hire Scheme – Bike2 Go.   The initiative is looking to promote fitness and greener travel in and around the town and it certainly looks like a […]

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Sculptures at Glenkiln Reservoir – Another Hidden Gem in Dumfries and Galloway.

Being a born and bred local lad I have been amazed and pleasantly surprised to find some wonderful places to visit in the region that I was completely unaware of until I started running Glenaldor House last November.   Following a visit to the B and B […]

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Top 5 Attractions in and Around Dumfries.

Dumfries and Galloway has always been an exceptional place to visit at all times of the year, the variety of attractions open and available to visitors ensures their time will be well spent and enjoyable. From fantastic castles, stunning scenery and wildlife, beautiful gardens through to exceptional […]

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