Dalrachney Lodge Hotel
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Left Aberdeen this morning heading for Inverness. Beautiful drive! We followed signs for the whisky trail and then the signpost for Glenfiddich Distillery 9 miles off our beaten track in Dufftown. So more adventure time, off we went and yes we found it and now we are whisky connosieurs!!
Amazing place and we had a free 1 hour guided tour and …
... very enjoyable journey. Our first stop was Oban, a lovely town which is the gateway to the Western Islands. We had a not very nice coffee there, but saw an amusing sign. The shop obviously had different options for eat in, which was described as 'Ice Cream to sit in'. The next place to stop was Fort William, where we had a short visit to their (free) museum. There were some interesting displays about the commandos from WW2, who trained ...
Head North young man! So that's what we
did. Our final destination on this day would be Lossiemouth situated where the
Moray Firth greets the sea on the North East shoulder of Scotland. Along the
way we travelled to parts of the Whisky Trail, skipped through the Granite City
of Aberdeen, stopped off at Fochabers and Huntly before descending upon Elgin,
the city of my birth. One of the neat things about this area, aside from the
countryside, the friendly ...
... between Newtonmore and Kingussie. This is a living museum over a mile long with a large collection of traditional buildings; a farm steading and a recreated small 1700 township.
We took the mountain railway up Cairngorm Mountain and then a guided hike to the top. John our guide (ski patrol in the winter) talked about points of interest and some interesting plants along the way. The building of the railway was very controversial at the ...
... a comfort stop on the M6, I'm going to bed" and "I've stayed at the hotel you are all booked in...it's a dump!" Yes, it's that kind of trip. Weather is terrible, rain and wind as predicted but 8 degrees colder. We all know the Scots are tough but the grass and flowers are not moving in the strong wind; in Scotland even the flowers are tough! Stopped at a place and the rain was coming down, with cloud base just above the bus. No one around and when I asked where everyone was a ...