The Macdonald Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Macdonald Hotel Kinlochleven
They are charging only £10 overnight for a wooden cabin by the Loch and for single occupancy too!
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... both had Cullen skink tonight as our first course. Translated it is a delicious smoked haddock and potato soup. It helps to have people around who are able to interpret. Lots of fresh fish available on the dinner choices and always porridge and kippers as options for breakfast. Sheil had porridge for breakfast today. I declined! Again - and I know I am repeating myself - I can't get over how much fun our group members are. We are sharing a lot of laughs. ...
Started our bus tour of the Isle of Skye and the Highlands today. Our first stop was Stirling Castle for photos. After many more photo stops along the way at The Wallace Monument and Doune Castle as featured in the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail and many others. We travelled through Trossachs National Park. Onto ...
... without crampons. So alas, we retreated and made our way back down. Looking back from the West Highland Way, it was a pretty rewarding hike.
We reached town again and with rain setting in and wind picking up, we decided to try and find somewhere to stay. McDonalds Hotel did some little wooden cabins for quite cheap- perfect! We showered and sorted ourselves out, before treating ourselves to dinner and a pint in the Bothy ...
... peak). The slope was gradual, and people of all ages were climbing and relaxing on both hills. Dan and I circled around for the best view of the city and the Royal Mile, from Edinburgh Castle all the way to Holyrood Palace, where Queen Elizabeth stays when at Edinburgh. We took some photos and a video panorama. I was doing fine until I looked down one too many times from maybe 200' up and decided it would be good to get back on the ground.
We met ...
... br> Farewell to the mountains, high-cover’d with snow,
Farewell to the straths and green vallies below;
Farewell to the forests and wild-hanging woods,
Farewell to the torrents and loud-pouring floods.
The next few days is a mad rush back to Glasgow for some meetings and then to heathrow and home. I will at some stage go back to this blog and put some more walk details in for any one who stumbles across it and is actually planning their WHW. ...