Stonefield Castle Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tarbert
I cannot believe how delayed I am at updating this blog! It is now the 8th June, so we have well and truly finished our Scotland trip, and I'm only on this day, shocking! I named this day 'Carpets of blue' because on the way towards Glasgow we drove through the Loch Lomond National park which had hill sides absolutely smothered in blue bells. Beautiful! Before visiting Loch Lomond, and not long after leaving Oban we visited Dunstaffnage Castle. This was a castle built into ...
Kind of worked out how this blog works. I wanted an alternative to Facebook so I could send my travel notes to friends, but not be quite as visible as on Facebook. As I'm off work with stress, I didn't want everyone knowing I was away on a wee break to Arran, although it was on doctor's orders. "Do something different and get out of the house", she said. To me! Telling ...
... Again, people ahead of me freaking out really did not help my nerves but I did it anyway. We finally got out and then attached our carabiners to a rope and essentially scaled a hillside (not TOO extreme but still needed to be clipped in so I consider that extreme enough). We then reached a different section of the cave that we just went down and this we were to climb UP it. This section of the cave was much bigger but the climb up was an obstacle. It was basically stairs but instead ...
... It's easy to imagine what is was like 300 years ago, it hasn't changed much!
As we came out of the mountains, the weather cleared up for a glorious sunny afternoon. We had to stop at Tarbert, the largest town on Harris, and snap a few shots of the harbor with boats under blue skies!
We followed the west coast to Luskentyre Sands. What a surprise to see white sand and sun when ...
... It is target golf, with our caddies pointing to a target as we attempt to execute the shot. Thank goodness they have striped poles located on the course to use as a target.
In keeping with Scottish weather, we go through several seasons from overcast to clear skies, to rain, and back to clear skies. Our rain gear protects against the strong cool wind. The caddies give great guidance on how to play each hole, read putts, and locate balls. We had a ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed