Highest Pub in Scotland, 11th-12th March 2017

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Re: Highest Pub in Scotland, 11th-12th March 2017

Post by Muzorewa » Tue Dec 06, 2016 8:08 am

I've just had confirmation from the Lead Mining Museum that they definitely will open for us on the Saturday so the more who can come along to that the better to thank them for their efforts.

In preparation, there are no shops in Wanlockhead but there is a small but very well equipped shop in Leadhills, a couple of miles north on the B797. The nearest big shop is the Co-Op in Sanquhar which is 9 miles away, SW on the fabulous B797 then NW on the A76.
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Re: Highest Pub in Scotland, 11th-12th March 2017

Post by teenmal » Tue Dec 06, 2016 11:47 am

Don't forget you Orange coloured shovels... :lol: :lol:

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Re: Highest Pub in Scotland, 11th-12th March 2017

Post by MountainGoat » Tue Dec 06, 2016 4:21 pm

any chance of June coming along as well??
Doubtful at the moment. She is having physiotherapy treatment on her bad back and will not travel very far at the moment.

I trust that you and Christine are keeping well.
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Re: Highest Pub in Scotland, 11th-12th March 2017

Post by stuc » Fri Jan 06, 2017 7:57 pm

I think i'll be up for this plus a couple of other new Bongo owners
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Re: Highest Pub in Scotland, 11th-12th March 2017

Post by Diane » Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:32 pm

Sounds great - well done Muz. We're up for this with a visit to the mine also :D
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Re: Highest Pub in Scotland, 11th-12th March 2017

Post by Muzorewa » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:44 pm

Thanks for the responses so far - this could be a good meeting. It's a shame that more of the local attractions aren't open so early in the year but we'll make it work.

Nearer the time I'll try to gauge numbers and who is camping on the carpark and who is on the campsite. By the look of it the carpark for the mining museum would accommodate some vans too, with the bonus being that you're right by the latrines. But you've further to stagger for a pint :D
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Re: Highest Pub in Scotland, 11th-12th March 2017

Post by Driver+Passengers » Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:26 pm

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Re: Highest Pub in Scotland, 11th-12th March 2017

Post by MountainGoat » Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:59 pm

Winter Wheels and Autosocks now arrived. Question now of beating the snow up the slope to the main road to get to the tyre place to have them fitted to my motorhome on Thursday. Then I am all set for the trip.
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Re: Highest Pub in Scotland, 11th-12th March 2017

Post by mikeonb4c » Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:53 pm

Wish i could get Trish to join me on this as weekends are our time together but she's decided that although she loves bongo people the rigours of bongo camping are, for the most part, more than she can manage. Hmmm maybe if i can find a local b&b......
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Re: Highest Pub in Scotland, 11th-12th March 2017

Post by Muzorewa » Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:57 pm

Mike - you could work a compromise - they do Glamping Pods there - http://www.wanlockheadinn.co.uk/accommodation/ :D
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Post by mikeonb4c » Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:58 pm

Muzorewa wrote:Mike - you could work a compromise - they do Glamping Pods there - http://www.wanlockheadinn.co.uk/accommodation/ :D
Great idea Muz i'll put that to her. =D>
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Re: Highest Pub in Scotland, 11th-12th March 2017

Post by Bob » Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:28 pm

Those look jolly good. :D
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Re: Highest Pub in Scotland, 11th-12th March 2017

Post by Bongoplod » Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:57 am

mikeonb4c wrote:
Muzorewa wrote:Mike - you could work a compromise - they do Glamping Pods there - http://www.wanlockheadinn.co.uk/accommodation/ :D
Great idea Muz i'll put that to her. =D>
Mike,let me know if you`re going to glamp in a pod,Ill join you and will be the taxi to the pub

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Re: Highest Pub in Scotland, 11th-12th March 2017

Post by MountainGoat » Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:36 pm

Where are the Glamping pods. I can't see them anywhere near the pub on Google maps.
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Re: Highest Pub in Scotland, 11th-12th March 2017

Post by Muzorewa » Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:20 am

The pods are on the same site amongst the trees, the Google imagery must be out of date, in fact the StreetView images are from 2009 and 2010.
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