We had a lovely day yesterday. We went out on a boat!
There are three hour trips from a little quay at Queensferry under the Forth railway bridge to
It was a lovely trip to the island. Then we spent a merry time exploring the abbey. We might have gone to the top of the tower except that a lady told us the tiny staircase was much too narrow for her to fit on, and she was half the size of me. I reckon we’d have got up, but there were plenty of other things to look at so we didn’t bother.
We meandered up a mown path through loads and loads of different kinds of seagulls, then made our way back to a courtyard in the abbey, where we had a magnificent, Marks and
Then it was time to board the boat and go back to Queensferry.
It’s a nice drive between Edinburgh and Queensferry, even if Katie did take us all around the houses getting to the
We saw lots and lots of seagulls today. Different sorts. But no guillemots. And no puffins, despite the fact they said that there are puffins on the island. We did see some grey seals lolling about on Haystack rock on the way back though. They were cute. Still, one day I would like to see a puffin in the real.