Loch Ness Country House Hotel at Dunain Park
Travel Blogs from Inverness
... the loch is very striking and beautiful. I'd love to know the geology behind the odd long narrow lochs in Scotland. I know there is something called the great Glen Fault that runs up the middle section of Scotland and that there was some glacial activity that caused the carving out along the fault. I seem to recall also reading something about glaciers depositing grit and smaller rocks in their path, which would explain the mountains that look a bit like a pile of ...
... Highland life from the 16th century to the present day. The vaulted-ceilinged ballroom was the only room we were permitted to take photos in; there are literally hundreds of stags antlers adorning the walls here. The current duke visits the castle annually to inspect the Atholl Highlanders, Britain's only private army, which was given its colours by Queen Victoria in appreciation of their services. ...
... a really excellent visitor centre, which tells the story of the events leading up to it and the battle itself, from both the Jacobites' and the Government's perspectives, and we saw a very graphic - and very moving - video reconstruction of the battle (we were surrounded by screens on all 4 sides). Then we walked the battlefield itself, with a very good audioguide explaining all the sites we stopped at. It seemed ...
... and her family were finished for the day and she was offering for us to save the price of admission. I thanked her, and we used them for entry. The price of admission would have been four pounds for seniors.
The whole event was fascinating-- kind of a cross between a track meet and a county fair. When we arrived, the first thing we saw was a couple in period dress posing for photos with the ...
... is proudly the owner of her own Nessie puppet for many years of enjoyment.
This part of Scotland is some of the most picturesque landscapes i've come across in my world travels. The hotel's cottage charm added to the experience with original wood fireplaces, plaid cushions, afghans and that homey feel. Don't expect modern conveniences of WIFI or hot water to work overly well up here, but the magic of the area should be enough to please ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility