Royal Hotel Stornoway
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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A Hotel of old, great hospitality and very comfortable rooms. In the town on the river right across from the castle
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Being a sea day today, we were in store for lots of R&R, and even more than normal on this cruise as both of our usual sea day activities weren't available. I always take in the Bingo game and usually follow that up with a slot tourney in the Casino. Neither of these activities were on the schedule today and the Casino wasn't open at all. Something to do with local regulations and the fact that we were too close to shore and ...
... mom in Scotland, and this is one of the areas she wanted to see. And although I'm quite sure I would not have picked the Outer Hebrides as a holiday destination,I found it to be such an amazingly different part of the world, with its rugged landscape, made more dramatic by the weather, the unique history of the region, and the self sufficiency of its people, living off the land and the sea. See attached pictures for more ...
Picked up the car at 8.30 and headed north west to the Butt of Lewis, funny hey, Butt. I love rental cars, especially turbo diesels, it was only an Astra but it had some poke once the turbo wound up. And I wound it up. The good thing about being in a car was that I was dry, my legs didn't hurt and I could explore down side roads without having to worry about riding back to the main road again. Ok, that was three things. So after stoping at a 6 metre high standing stone for a ...
... was up to me to get back over the mountains to Tarbert and hopefully a hot shower. I know that sounds somewhat melodramatic but when you are cold and exhausted and wet and the wind is trying to blow you off the road you do kind of feel like the early explorers trying to reach the South Pole. Just without the dying part, hopefully. My apologies, dear reader, for this little paragraph but at that time that was how I was feeling. So I rode down the hills, walked up ...
... I saw! I was talking to the lovey girl in the shop and she was talking about what it's like living there .... And she mentioned her parents were related ........ .... Jeebus! Way to over share! I think they were like ... Second cousins. Then up to the Butt of Lewis, which is the northern most part of Lewis. Lighthouse up there and some awesome cliffs. But very windy and cold! Headed to a close beach for a picnic ...