The Factor's House

Inverlochy Estate, Torlundy, Fort William, Lochaber, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, PH33 6SN, United Kingdom | Hotel

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Highland magic

A travel blog entry by jsafnuk


... of the macdonalds and the Campbell's. The Macdonalds had been late in signing the treaty with the king and so to show his new found power he sent the Campbell clan to murder them. After staying with the Macdonalds for two weeks one night the signal was given and the Campbell's murdered almost the entire clan. Many tired to escape to the highlands but died of exposure to the elements. In glenco it is legal to discriminate against a Campbell even today ...

To the North!!

A travel blog entry by jsafnuk


... we went to the site of the battle of Culloden, where Bonnie prince Charles led his 1500 men against more than 10,000 English (who had muskets). It was a massacre and from then on the tartan and Gallic was banned, causing some people to be mute for generations. We drove by lock ness and saw some amazing sights before checking into out hostel at fort Augustus. Then we went on a nature exploration, the forest looks exactly like ...

Craig Meagidh

A travel blog entry by lucy.rose.nunn


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We carried on towards the last summit with the plan of scouting out the gulley and possibly heading back along the ridge (a good 4hr walk) when we bumped into people coming up the gulley. We didnt really trust ...

Castles from Edinburgh to Glencoe, Scotland

A travel blog entry by sandyinuk


... in the sticks!! It was old which is fine except it was also rickety. The floor in the hallway felt like it might fall thru to the ground floor! There was about 20 stairs we had to haul our luggage up with a turn in the middle. I weighed my bag at the beginning of our trip & it was 40 lbs to start!! I can't carry 40 pounds anymore, I can't carry 34 lbs of kitty litter!! I have to admit the ...

Glens, Lochs, and Legends

A travel blog entry by mccausland


... but Dave ended up buying 6 photo greeting cards that Bill's wife Susie had done on film, not digital and we bought a lovely B&W drawing Bill did many years ago. He's very talented at pen & ink and colored pencil. Really special drawings and he and his wife were very sweet to us. Our final adventure stop for the day was at Glenfinnan Monument. It's a statue of, and monument to, Prince Charles Edward and the Jacobites who followed him. ...


This hotel, located on Inverlochy Estate, Torlundy, Fort William, is near Jacobite Steam Train, Steall Waterfall, West Highland Museum, and Ben Nevis Whisky Distillery.
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