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  Crown Hotel, Bowness-on-Windermere

FURNISHES Ninety Beds, every comfort, and a most extensive View.
It is 200 yards from the Lake, conducted on the most modern and economical principles, and patronized by the Rothschilds'.

  Gibb's Hotel, Stirling

TOURISTS visiting Stirling and the Highlands will find that, for Situation, Comfort and Accommodation, Combined with Moderate Charges, this extensive Establishment is unequalled in the town.
Suites of Apartments, &c., Commodious and Elegant Coffee Room for Ladies and Gentlemen.
Coaches daily during the summer months to Callander, the Trossachs, and Lochkatrine, at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.; to Lochearn-head, Killin, Kenmore (Taymouth Castle), Aberfeldy, and Dunkeld, at 9 a.m.
Posting in all its departments.
An Omnibus belonging to the Hotel waits the arrival of the different Trains and Steamers to convey passengers and their luggage to the Hotel free.
A Note per post the day previous, addressed D. CAMPBELL, Gibb's Hotel, Stirling, Apartments, Post Horses, Carriages of any description, or Seats in the different Coaches will be secured.
This Hotel is within five minutes' walk of the ancient Castle of Stirling, the Railway Station, and the Steam Wharf.
P.S. - This is the only Hotel in Stirling in connection with M'Gregor's Hotel, Callander, and also M'Gregor's Hotel, Trossach's, Ardchiancrochan.
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