Stonefield Castle Hotel
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... so much left to see and do and discover. I find that I am looking forward to things again, and have started laying down some good new memories alongside the old. But I will close this diary now - it has been fun to write but I don't want it to become a chore in itself.
Spiders' webs lace the hedge as I walk down the drive, and the last lonely apples are waiting to be picked from my tree. I stop at Kidston Park where school is out, and the playgound is ...
... off the wall at lock 5 while a young family looked on in wonder. I'll let you work out which option we took. We happened to go down through the locks with another yacht. "She" was called "Scorcher V", which was apt as it was a hot, sunny day and lock 5 was where all the action happened. The Crinan canal is about 8 miles long. It was a great experience and ...
... road it is a short climb over rocks to a local attraction known as Shell Beach. By our standards this wouldn't even be called a beach as it is just a tiny stretch of crushed pink shells, notable here where most of the shoreline is just pebbles and rocks.
We packed up a picnic lunch with supplies from the Co-op and headed to the other famous town walk, a place called White Shore on the western side of the harbour. The walk hugged the shoreline and then ascended ...
... we turned around to see the famous ''mist rolling in from the sea'' We decided to head off to look for somewhere for the night. We went up the opposite coast to the one we had travelled down on but were unable to find any accommodation so ended back in Tarbert, all the B&B's here were also full. So got back to the Islay Frigate Hotel just on closing and thankfully they had our previous room still available. A very quiet night.