And on and on the Scottish trip goes; 677 miles now as we reach Fortrose on the Black Isle.
Today’s football quiz, especially for our American readers;
Name the Scottish Premiership team in the OS extract below
“Ah, but do you mean the Cromarty Under-11s Premiership ?” asks reader D. Mackay.
We’d booked a night at The Anderson, another of those Bucket List pubs.
My “real” fan base may remember The Anderson, which by leaking its inclusion in 2019 for a while formed the entirety of the 2020 GBG after that was inexplicably delayed.
It’s been in the Guide since “Yes Sir I Can Boogie” was first a hit, and although it exceeded our usual budget was by far the best value accommodation near Inverness.
Free parking next to the ruined Cathedral, where a gaggle (?) of seagulls left their mark overnight.
And only five minutes down to the harbour for a nosey before tea. Or is it “supper” ?
As always in a new town, you should root through the garbage can to get a feel for the place.
It’s a pretty little town, the Manningtree of the North.
A few antique shops,
some gracious houses,
and a stunning looking keg boozer (“Some visitors have unfairly suggested a make-over is overdue but the essence and charm of the place is that it IS dated !”– WhatPub), which I promised myself I’d return to after tea/supper.
But I didn’t, did I ?