The Royal an Lochan
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking hotel
- Conference facilities
- Free High-Speed Internet
Photos of The Royal an Lochan
TripAdvisor Reviews The Royal an Lochan Tighnabruaich
Travel Blogs from Tighnabruaich
Today we had decided to book ourselves onto a bus tour into the Scottish Highlands, to explore a different side to this awesome country. Prior to this however, I tried haggis for breakfast, which I thought just tasted like minced meat. We had thought that the tour would be predominately old people, and that we would bring the average age on the bus down substantially. And yet, when we arrived, we realised how wrong we had been, with a bus full of young people, all asian tours it's bar ...
... gulls wheel and mew and survey their territory, white wings soaring joyously, defying both gravity and the passing of the seasons.
I go up to the cemetery with some blazing fuchsia cut from the garden and spend a little time there peacefully, the happy ghosts of past outings populating the scenery around me. Driving slowly home, I know that I am in the right place and even though things will never be the same again,
life can still be good.
The PS Waverley is making its last trip of the summer from Helensburgh today, and it is a another beautiful one, perfect for a maritime excursion. By the time my niece and I arrive at the pier she is already inching in to dock, red funnels shining in the sun. We are rather alarmed by the number of people lining the decks and the pier - not having had the foresight to buy tickets in advance, we are on tenterhooks about whether we will in fact ...
... of hers and make sure we had fish and chips for lunch as they are the best there. When we arrived at Whitby it was a bit grey and drizzly but Whitby isn't that big really so we headed off to the Captain Cook museum. As we were on our way we stopped at the Rock Shop (not music but lollies) and the kids stocked up on Whitby Rock this time. We then headed down the street the museum was on and got waylaid again by the fossil shop (real fossils not ...
... from their house with an honesty shop, but unfortunately they had been pipped at the post today (I wonder if they know it's there? After a long slog along a narrow country lane dodging the odd car and tractor I decided that as it was 12:30 and 12 miles down and I had broken the back on the day, it was time to stop for some lunch. I tucked into my 2 x cheese & ham rolls from the station shop first thing this morning which were surprisingly nice followed up for desert with ...