Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Keep It in the Family; A Trip to Scotland Can Turn out to Be a Bit of an Adventure. LISA HUTCHINSON Took Her Family and Had a Run-In with Haggis and a Rhino

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Keep It in the Family; A Trip to Scotland Can Turn out to Be a Bit of an Adventure. LISA HUTCHINSON Took Her Family and Had a Run-In with Haggis and a Rhino

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Byline: LISA HUTCHINSON

IT'S always a parent's dilemma to choose a family break which the whole family will enjoy.

A place where it's not too far away before the kids ask "how long before we get there?", but a place with enough to do to keep everyone entertained.

Like the best of us, I love a luxury hotel, and my kids are well mannered at the dinner table, but I don't want to have my meal not being able to have a giggle at the funny things they say. If you're the same as me then Keavil House Hotel is ideal. It's an impressive country house hotel in its own wooded grounds and gardens in the village of Crossford, two miles west of Scotland's ancient capital of Dunfermline.

But it's the staff who make this hotel special.

Everyone is hand-picked for their warm, friendly approach and especially in the restaurant where they make you and your kids feel at ease.

The rooms are comfy and our family room was large enough to house all four with extra space around us.

We even had a knock at the door where a guy arrived with board games to keep our offspring entertained, if TV wasn't enough.

Best Western Keavil House Hotel is about 20 minutes from Edinburgh.

It is a relaxed 73-bedroom establishment, with an awardwinning restaurant, extensive meeting and event facilities and an impressive health club and leisure spa.

The local business and leisure community is important to life at Keavil, and the hotel welcomes them to events.

This is evident because the staff are from the local area and many have been there for years.

Their loyalty shines through and they are proud of where they work.

Keavil House Hotel's location in south Fife, near the port of Rosyth and close to Edinburgh and the motorway, makes it ideal when you are staying in the Dunfermline or Edinburgh area on business or leisure.

It is also ideal as an overnight stop before boarding the ferry from Rosyth to mainland Europe and the port of Zeebrugge in Belgium. …

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