Loch Ness Country House Hotel at Dunain Park
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... s more modern than the other castles we've seen and I think it serves some government purpose today. Right next to the castle is the Castle Tavern. We go in there for our dinner and drinks. After dinner we head to a top bar called Hootenannies. It's supposed to have Scottish music everyday! We walk in and people are eating dinner. Oh yea, it's only 6:30pm and the music doesn't start til 9:30. Damn. We have a drink then head back to the hotel to ...
Our host home in Forres was delightful but we had to press on. Courtenay wanted to visit the seaside town of Findhorn, just 7 miles away. The town has a large beach on the Moray Firth, open to the North Sea. After a brief stroll around town we trekked over the dune lining the shore and were treated to a calm sea with gentle rollers breaking on the beach. It was a bracing sight and we weren't the only ones to be enjoying it; people and their dogs ranged up ...
... village. Time went fast as we explored and sat chatting in cafes having our lunch.
Onwards to watch a sheepdog training session. Fell in love with the puppies. The little one s were 9 days old and then there was a 7 week old pup just starting his training. So much fun.
The long day continued with a visit to Loch Ness. No Nessie today. Paddled my toes in the water and took pics of the fake Nessie's around the loch.
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... were muddy and Gideon jumped in a lot of them. His wellies kept his feet clean and dry but the mud splashed all up his legs and he got filthy (mum got cranky at him). Lots of the forest paths had little side tracks that led you to big rocks which you could climb on and get a good view of the loch. One of the trails led to a rocky beach section of the loch. I was stepping from a stone to a branch of driftwood and I slipped over and banged ...
... land reigns supreme Scottish history. The further north we drove, the more I felt that I were reaching some kind of Scottish holy grail, which was the wilderness itself.
I didn't spend nearly as much time as I would have liked here, but I still felt the calmness of the small town and it's lochs, as well as the immensity of it's castle that defined the skyline.