Airds Hotel & Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Appin
... the Wimbledon tennis final in Crieth and went on to meet Merv and Val in Mutthill. We sat in the sun chatting in the back yard and then had an evening meal of chicken, potato and cabbage followed by apple crumble. Val cooked rye bread for breakfast while,we set up Nev's camp bed in the lounge room. They were really only expecting 2 ...
... Yum! Entering the moor we were treated to another radical change in scenery. The area here is filled with small hills and is very marshy. There are no communities in that area and it is an empty landscape. Apparently the army uses it to practice camouflage and you could be looking at men out there any never know it. We then traveled onto Stirling and had the option to hike up to the stop of the William Wallace memorial. We made the short climb ...
It was a cold, wet but beautiful trip from Edinburgh to our next stop Glencoe. After such a warm day when we first got to Edinburgh it was a bit hard to handle getting out the jumpers and raincoats but the views were worth it. Glencoe is stunning! We couldn't believe that there was still snow on the mountains in the middle of Summer. It's very different to home. ...
... so lots of little ones around too! We have good access to the grounds, and can walk almost anywhere due to Scotland's excellent outdoor access laws. From our windows we can see the Atlantic Ocean, some of the other Inner Hebrides Islands, and the mainland, as well as lots of farmland. We can hear and see sheep and cattle. After settling in, we went back into Tobermory and had a fish supper at a van on the pier, it was excellent. Once home we went for a walk. For the first time we ...
... windows on every level. Every window has, in the top lefthand corner, a swallows' nest, most of them still very active. So you can stand inside only inches away from a little mud nest with a fat baby peeking out (or twins, in one case) and every few minutes watch as a busy parent bombs down, stuffs something into the open maw, and vanishes again.
Later, we saw a signpost for Roches Moutonnees, a term I remembered from my rather ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility