Kincraig Castle Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ross and Cromarty
Now I come to think of it, it's quite an appropriate name for this Disney-esque place as it is the seat of the Dukes of Sutherland....who were amongst the worst offenders in the Highland Clearances .
In the 1830s they systematically drove crofters out of their homes across their vast estates, and ...
... unrestrained in the back, sitting on suitcases most likely, and the car packed to the rafters with summer holiday requirements! Dornoch is famous for its championship links golf course, and the town prospers on the summer influx of golfers, particularly from the US. Many have built houses here, which they use for a few weeks each year, but that gets them ...
Today we went to look at 'Royal Dornoch Golf Club' It was very impressive, I have never seen a golf course like it, I walked on the grass to take Matt's picture and I felt as though I shouldn't be walking on it, again it was a lovely little village, there are flowers everywhere in England & Scotland & Wales, the villages all have baskets of flowers hanging outside the shops and all along the High streets, it just looks lovely.
From there we ...
... The first real town stop was in Pitlochry, some really nice small houses and scenery, then we went to the Queens View, photos don't really do the scenery justice.
Inverness was a smaller city but it still had a small castle and good views, we spent the night there and then started our journey back.
On the way back we passed by ...
... Fort William. We topped up with petrol and then took the spectacular road to Arisaig. Reaching Arisaig about 5 pm and met our host Susan. Her husband Ranald had gone out sailing for a few days. We chatted with Susan as she cut up vegetables and prepared a Kate ...
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- Room service
- Free parking