Barcaldine House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Barcaldine
... knowledgeable and certainly enjoyed his whiskey. It was just a bit of a shame that most of the hard work in creating the actual stuff (such as growing and malting the wheat, or bottling and despatching the finished product) is done elsewhere. Essentially the site on Skye is a giant, complex kettle, boiling water all day long. Of course, I may have missed the point as all I was concentrating on was trying to sneak a few photographs in the top secret ...
Today is our last day in the Scottish highlands, the tour went by so fast! Our first stop was back at the other side of Durem castle to take some beautiful pictures. Next we went on to a war memorial called the three commandos in a town of lochabar. Then it was time for a long drive through the hills, we saw many places that were used for the filming of Harry Potter! Arriving at glenco, under the shadow of the three sisters mountain, we listened to ...
After a series of quick stops we eventually found our way to Tobermory. What's the story in Tobermory? Not a lot, as it turns out. They have the famous colourful buildings... And that's about it. It's a single street town, and when it's grey and dull there's really no need to hang around.
Instead we chose to take the road less travelled and make our way, anti-clockwise, around the whole island. Scores of tiny one-building ...
... on some beautiful walks along rivers and through woods, past lakes full of ducks. We even visited a memorial for a clan of Scottish people that were murdered many years ago because one of them was late for a meeting! Things must have been tough back then! Hopefully Mrs Dowling doesn't take on that method of dealing with the teachers if any of us are late for a ...
... built in 1833.
#10: Duart Castle – Our first of what would be many views of Duart Castle, on the Isle of Mull.
#11: The Anchorage - Peter and Pat's home in the village of Criagnure on the Isle of Mull.
Map C: Shows distance from Glasgow to Isle of Mull - It might not look far as the crow flies, but it's full of mountains, valleys, lochs and every imaginable obstacle to prevent one from heading in a straight line. It took 3 hours by train.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet