Machrie Hotel & Golf Links

Port Ellen, Islay, The Hebrides, Scotland, PA42 7AN, United Kingdom | Hotel
Prices starting from $115.00

Travel Blogs from Port Ellen

Islay....many distilleries and great beauty

A travel blog entry by abercromby56


... and England-centric government.....however the smart money suggests that it will be too risky for most people....

Of the 3,500 people on Islay,only about 250 are directly employed in the island's 8 distilleries......
(Phew....just watching the nailbiting Wimbledon ...

Sea, sky and solitude in Knapdale

A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm


... own car. In the rear view mirror I can see Loch Fyne and Cowal as I climb gently through fields and then forestry land. At this time of year the deep green of the spruce branches carries a pale trim of new growth looking for all the world like some crazy hair tint. On the other side of the hills, native deciduous woodland replaces the farmed conifers - I am in the largest oak forest in Scotland.

On an even narrower unnumbered road to ...

The memories will last beyond the sea.

A travel blog entry by lisaajane


... down by a bunch of sad teenagers. I am so glad I wasn’t alone. But when we got to the hostel, that was it.My final goodbye had come, and this may sound weird…but it
was probably the **********e out of the four.I am sure I will see them again one day, but it was still
hard to say goodbye.People often ask me where my favourite place I have been is,
and it’s too hard to pick. Every place is a compilation ...

The Tidal Island

A travel blog entry by lisaajane


... the tide to go out. I was going to Oronsay, the tidal island just off the bottom
of Colonsay. As I was sitting on the rocks, the sun was shining (this was
about midday) and I could see other people coming from the house across the
beach directly towards me.But they were walking so slowly and I was so hot, that it
looked like a mirage. I couldn’t place whether I was looking at something real
or ...

The Sandcastle

A travel blog entry by lisaajane


... and talked to myself, telling myself to ‘be strong’ and ‘don’t let them know you’re scared’. I am pathetic.

But I got back to town and went to grab something from my tent when I saw two arms make a T shape. Yes please!!

After a tea, Ruth said that the family was going to killoren and asked if I wanted to come. George stayed at home doing work applications (fun use of a holiday! Haha), and ...

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