Knockderry Country house hotel scotland accommodation Review

Accommodation review: Knockderry Country House Hotel, Cove, Scotland

Knock your socks off at this country retreat Knockderry County House Hotel isn't all that far away from Glasgow but is far away enough, hidden on the far side of the Rosneath peninsula, making it an ideal location for a quick but secluded getaway from the city. History of the house Knockderry (meaning ‘hill of oak’ in

Riverhill Courtyard, Helensburgh © food and drink Glasgow blog

Riverhill Courtyard, 26 West Princes Street, Helensburgh

From the folk at Riverhill Deli and Cafe and Riverhill Coffee bar comes, Riverhill Courtyard. Much bigger than the other venues and well worth a visit. We ventured in for a quick peek and drink before a gig and weren't disappointed. Large open area with mixed tables and bar seating. Upstairs mezzanine level too. A

Mira mare, Helensburgh, food and drink Glasgow blog

Mira Mare, 82 West Clyde Street, Helensburgh

We were in Helensburgh for a jazz night and decided on a wander about to find somewhere which attracted our interest. The Mira Mare Italian Restaurant on the waterfront certainly did. With it's kitsch old style signage we knew we had found somewhere interesting. Stepping inside was like stepping back in time. 80's decor, furnishings

La Barca, 33 West Clyde Street, Helensburgh

  La Barca has been open since early December 2012 and is a firm favourite with the Helensburgh crowd (and beyond).  With a 200k refurbishment from the previous owners, La Barca is modern,clean, functional but with twists of fun.  Such as the boat shaped bar (La Barca means boat in Spanish) and the mural on