The Craggan Hotel

Melness, Tongue, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, IV27 4YP, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tongue

Birds of a Feather stick Together!

A travel blog entry by rnjemk


... how much of a pest they can be cannot be comprehended until experienced. During our drive north through the Moine Thrust zone between Knockan Crag and Durness, we found this absolutely beautiful wild-camping site overlooking the turbulent landform of the Thrust with a glimpse of a sea loch to the northwest. A brisk breeze from the southeast was forecast to vere overnight to the southwest and increase in speed with rain, but the landform offered protection from the stronger winds ...

North Western Scottish Highlands

A travel blog entry by johnrennienz


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Stayed the night at Tongue in a hotel that used to be earl of sutherland's hunting lodge. The earl is still hated as he was the one most responsible for the clearing out the highlands of most of the crofters. He decided farmer sheep was more profitable so he just threw thousands of people out of their homes. Most of them ended up in slums in Edinburgh and Glasgow in the mid 1800's. And then on to NZ and Aussie.

Train through the Highlands

A travel blog entry by mimster919


... a rough crossing though, with all three of us feeling fairly green by the end. It was surprising because the weather was fine and the sea looked deceptively calm. Last night I saw some old letters from my great-grandma's time, including one written to her by my dad as a 7-year old, and one from her to my grandma about news from the farm. There is a treasure trove of family memorabilia there to be sorted through one ...

Mo's Blog

A travel blog entry by henryjallum


... strong headwinds, we got our heads down and ***** up and got out of there! Happily for the remainder of the day we travelled on mainly single track roads which had passing places (so we had to keep stopping in these 'passing places' to let vehicles pass us). It's a wee bit frustrating laddie to keep stopping and starting, Henry reminded me 'there no rush Mo' and it was just as well because we were cycling through the most stunning scenery. Scotland is wild, ...

Remote - Cask Inn

A travel blog entry by henryjallum


... All opened and sampled. We were the only customers in the place, as our order of soup, tea and coffee were being prepared. While we waited, another couple of cyclists came in, Matt and Oliver, on day two of their JoGLE. Oneyearon2013. Followed by a dutch couple, two more cyclists, and then an English couple. From a road 40 miles long, where we had not seen a single sole, this small building was filling ...

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