The Macdonald Hotel

Fort William Road, Kinlochleven, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, PH50 4QL, United Kingdom | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kinlochleven

Riding the Harry Potter Train

A travel blog entry by alreadypacked on Jul 21, 2014

15 photos

... on the outbound ride, and when we went through the tunnels, the smoke and ash came in through the open windows. On the return trip, that did not happen as much because then we were the last coach of the train. While we were stopped in Mallaig, the locomotive moved around to the opposite end of the train. We did not see that operation. They do not have room for the train to make a u-turn in the Mallaig station.

In Mallaig we had about ...

Putting One Foot in Front of Another

A travel blog entry by kathmom on Jun 27, 2014

1 comment, 17 photos

... and most were traveling light and moving on. The b&b hosts were really hospitable...glad we got a room with them, since they are usually full.

We had a great Scottish breakfast in the morning, then hiked part way up a hill close by to see a waterfall, although it had been dry, so wasn't quite as large. Then we traveled the 6 miles back along beautiful Loch Leven to Glencoe Village, where we walked a level path about a mile around a ...

3 for the price of 1

A travel blog entry by bewdley_m_c on May 28, 2014

12 photos

... right at a little cairn, following a stream through the trees, coming out onto open moorland at Na Chapanan. It seemed quite easy going to reach Carn Liath and the views over to Creag Meagaidh were lovely, with cloud looking to lift off the summit, so we pressed on for the next summit.

We walked along the gently undulating tops to the second peak of Stob Poite Coire Ardair, by which ...

A Tale of 2 Beinns, and a good soaking

A travel blog entry by bewdley_m_c on May 26, 2014

11 photos

... on this part. There are 2 summits so we visited both (it'd be a travesty not to have visited the 'right one'),
before descending through a short squall on the descent before crossing the boggy Col at 600m, ready to start the ascent up Beinn a Chaorainn. We had good views over loch Treig at this point,
the grey corries and Aonoch mor and Beag.
However we watched them disappear ...

Be careful what you wish for!

A travel blog entry by pipimoana on Apr 22, 2014

3 comments, 6 photos

... snow line. It has the name of devil's staircase - not because its so tough to walk but because men working on the dam beyond frequently died travelling back across the pass after drinking at Kingshouse.

After the mad scramble out of Kingshouse there was a group of folk making the ascent together and a bit of a photo stop at the top with Buachaille Etive Mor in the background. A few minutes later the sky opened and I finally had my highlands moment - snow, wind, rain!
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This 2 star hotel, located on Fort William Road, Kinlochleven, is near Inverawe Smokehouse.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Macdonald Hotel Kinlochleven

    Reviewed by peterward

    Great rate at the moment!

    Reviewed Nov 2, 2012
    by (9 reviews) Downham Market , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    They are charging only £10 overnight for a wooden cabin by the Loch and for single occupancy too!

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