Airds Hotel & Restaurant
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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The trip up the mountain section was glorious with a lengthy section where the snow was falling gently. We had to travel slowly - the landscape was superb. The snow finally turned to rain and then cleared to have ray's of sunshine bathing the Skye Bridge. What a welcome! We spend a night in Portree in a dinky little B&B - all lace and ruffles. In the morning we wake to find everything covered in snow. Last minute shopping and we wend our way via Dunvegan to 6 Fasach ...
... for a picture and ate our bakery bought lunch Afternoon -Drove to the fairy pools where we had to get out and walk for about 30 mins along a snow covered mud path. The backdrop was amazing mountains covered in snow and it was freezing. We made it to the fairy pools which were part of a creek coming out the mountains gathering in small rocks pools before continuing down the mountain side. The rocks were covered in snow and looked ...
Paul Kelly once sang, "from st kilda to kings cross, 13 hours on a bus". We had that ringing through our heads as we set ourselves for 22 hours on the move! (+ 4 hour stop over in London) Sadly we had to say goodbye to Lizzie, Ollie and Archie ...
... the cliff edge. When we got closer, eight sheep came out from the bush! A relatively simple walk brought us back toward the castle, with a couple of hills and glens, and another water crossing, this time safely negotiated. The ninety minute walk took about three hours, and we were both pleased to have done it. It was physically challenging, but I think we are both a lot fitter than when we left Australia! We have climbed numerous steps, and everywhere is on a hill, ...
... to the waterfront. You can see the Isle of Skye from there (part of the Inner Hebrides).
When we got back to Fort William around 4 we still had plenty of daylight left (well, it gets dark late here – we’re pretty far north). So we drove up to Fort Augustus at the of Loch Ness. You can see in the picture our important discovery. Oh wait. ...