Stonefield Castle Hotel
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After our walk along North Sannox Burn, we continued on to Lochranza where we stopped in the Distillery for a look around. As soon as we stepped out of the car, we could smell them making the whiskey. The gift shop is full of Arran treats and whiskey in bottles of all shapes and sizes. It's fun to look around there. I think mum and dad were hoping to buy a small ...
... many people died in the cause and monuments to these martyrs are abundant in the South West of Scotland.
Buuuuuuuut... back to the wedding! Gosh! Like the country, county and church we're in - lots of lovely historic and traditional detail has been woven into the day. Isabel and Chris have their hands bound as part of the wedding ceremony, there are lots of parts to the reception including traditional 'afters', we Ceilidh dance the ...
... through the hotel. Thursday we planned to visit the Isle of Islay but the ferry developed a problem about 30min into the crossing. We returned to the mainland (Kennacraig) and sadly ended up cancelling our visit. This was apparently the second time in a week that the ferry had broken down. Not good, visiting the peaty distilleries of Islay was almost on my bucket list. So we visited Inverary Castle (the Duke of Argyll's residence) and Glen Goyne ...
... guide Duncan to spot wildlife for us. They were excellent at doing that. We saw all sorts of birds including sea eagles (a nesting pair), golden eagles, cormorants, sea shags, oyster birds and oversized sea gulls (ones that stay out at sea and don't come in to eat picnickers chips!). We were very excited to get up quite close to a small group of common seals (which ironically are not common!) resting on a small rocky island. We were also pleased to see a big ...
... to the lighthouse, wandered around for a few moments and sat down to chat to this lovely couple and their daughter. I thought they were the lighthouse keepers but they were staying in the cottage for a week as part of their holidays. The next thing we knew was they had invited us in for a cup of tea before our big long walk back up the mountain.
We have a confession - their lovely daughter Florence is the name we can ...