Loch Kinord Hotel
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Spent the day in Aberdeen today, a very wet Scottish day but warm, so not much outdoor exploring. Unfortunately Balmoral Castle was closed so could not visit nor play a round of golf at St Andrews!! Aberdeen is a very floral town with baskets of flowers everywhere. The main street has pennants of all countries strung from one side of the road to the other.
Put the rain jackets on and walked along the old railway line from ...
Picked up our Mercedes rental car and off we went. Left Edinburgh heading for Aberdeen with a few detours on the way and a change of plan more than once!!! Think that's all I need to say.
Spent nearly two hours in a cafe with free wifi trying to find somewhere to stay in Aberdeen. Managed to get a room and when we turned up the reservation had not come through ...
... to walk out there. It looks like we're not the only ones wanting to visit it so we decide to leave it at the views we can steal along the way. The castle overlooks the famous Loch Ness. We go out to the center of Drumnadrochit and track down The Nessie Hunter for a tour on the water. The tour was great but unfortunately we missed half of the captain's explanations due to some very noisy Russians. Such a pity. In the afternoon we head down ...
... at Findhorn on our way back to Aberdeen. Another sunny day and with schools on summer holidays, the beaches were crowded with families and dogs and school holiday camps with kids learning to sail. Findhorn is another one of these lovely Scottish seaside villages that I'm sure I've seen in TV movies, where everyone in the village is a suspect when someone is murdered.
On the Wednesday before leaving Dornoch, we visited ...
... in Argentina, and finally meeting their two children Sam and Isla for the first time was very exciting.
Emma had given us directions “Go to Gourdon” she said “Find the white house, it is the only one”. Lobbing up in the village and there are quite a few white houses. “If you can’t find it just ask for Emma and Hame’s house.... someone will know!”.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking