Manor House Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TripAdvisor Reviews Manor House Hotel Oban
Travel Blogs from Oban
... William Express'. Eventually we arrive at Crainlarich after the most spectacular rail journey in Britain and we do it all again back to Fort William! (Another three hours-great! Lyn) Back to Fort William after 9:30 pm and it was still daylight of course. We walked through town to our hotel. Nigel got some late night Indian takeaway for supper which we enjoyed in yet another 1930s designed and decorated hotel room but with a wonderful view of Loch ...
Weather: intermittent rain, Travellers: needing a quiet day The breakfast room overlooked the town and the bay. Having had fruit for dinner last night we were ready for a delicious breakfast of poached eggs, then toast with home made lemon marmalade! Re-energised, we set off down the slippery, sloping pathway to the waterfront below the hotel. The brightly coloured shopfronts contain a variety of souvenir, tea, boating paraphernalia and restaurant businesses. ...
one end to the other without ever spending a night in someone else's
castle. He would eventually go on to own seven castles. Barcaldine (the castle we stayed in) is one of them. The walls are 32 feet high and 9 feet thick, so not a single wifi signal can seep through (which makes it harder for your enemy clans to communicate, I suppose).
And the best part? Barcaldine is haunted. The story goes that in the 1700s, ...
... the single lane winding road through moors and mountains to the other end. There we hopped on a wee boat for a great trip out to Staffa, a remarkable feature renowned for its Fingal's Cave (subject of Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture) and truly magnificent rock formation.
The boat driver backed us in for a close look at a pike of ...
... in extracting some 70 proof whiskey from a barrel for the tour to try. Just taking tiny sips to try to avoid the burn of the high alcohol content, the tour learnt why they reduce the proof down before sale! In the tasting room we sampled the final product and received our own little dram glasses. I was so excited!
We packed up and then moved up the coast to stay in Fort William. On the way we stopped at Glencoe. The town was closed by ...