Category Archives: Scotland

The only cuppa in New Cumnock is at the open air swimming pool

This was my first stop-off in New Cumnock. I’d always driven straight through in the past, but it has one of the few open air swimming pools in Scotland, so it suddenly became a destination on this Fancy a Cuppa? … Continue reading

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Gourock’s a grand place for coffee, cake and outdoor swimming

A fantastic spot on the Fancy a Cuppa? tour of UK lidos. Gourock’s outdoor swimming pool has the best views we’ve seen yet; the coffee shop just up the road has a wonderful story to tell; and the place we … Continue reading

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Bringing coffee, chocolate and swimming to a little stretch of Fife coast

There’s a three-mile stretch of Fife coastline that once had three thriving outdoor swimming pools. We checked them all out AND found good places for a cuppa nearby two of them. Pittenweem is a picture-postcard perfect place on a summer’s … Continue reading

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