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004 This morning, we departed our lodgings in Glasgow’s West End and drove east to Roslin, south of Edinburgh. Upon arrival we called in at Rosslyn Chapel where we were able to join the 11.00 am guided tour of this historic building which dates from the 15th century. Summary facts and information as follows:

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Art Deco architecture in Sauchiehall Street.


This morning, we joined the City Sightseeing Tour of Glasgow by ‘Hop On-Hop-Off’ Tour Bus. We¬†joined the tour at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum and then proceeded on a clockwise tour taking in:

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA This morning, we departed our lodgings in Killarney and drove south for a short distance to Muckross House, an imposing Victorian mansion which dates from 1843 in the Elizabethan style. At one time the House played host to Queen Victoria and her entourage.Guests toured the interior which is decorated with period furnishings.Outside there is a landscaped garden,  lake, arboretum, grazing cattle and farm. Guests also availed of a 45 min trip on a Irish Jaunty Car.
Jaunty Car Ride at Muckross House

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