The Loch Nell Arms Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- Conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews The Loch Nell Arms Hotel Connel
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... We arrive at the highest station in Scotland, Corrour. At 1340 feet it is not particularly high but there are hints that this is a challenging environment. The moor is boggy and requires special treatment for the railway line. The bothies provide shelter for travellers and the whole train can be concealed in a blizzard shelter if conditions get too bad. In winter they send up a snow plough twice a day. But not today. We pass over narrow ...
... but the bakery with free wi fi connection beckoned so we settled in for morning tea and to make a plan for the rest of the day. We had originally hoped to drive back across the island, catch the ferry to Iona and visit the Abbey there, but alas the rain came pouring down. Probably just as well because we need a slow, easy day. And, because newspapers don't arrive here until after lunch, they don't bother getting them. Says something about the lifestyle. ...
... There is a lovely garden inside and there were wonderful views over the town and harbour. Back to the guest house for lunch then we walked out to Dunollie Castle home of the McDougall Clan built in the 13th century. It was badly damaged during the Jacobites wars in the 1700s. The chief of the clan at the time built ...
... Mum Mairi, Uncle John and two cousins (two more boys of the same age) arrived for tea. After a lovely meal the cousins departed and we settled down to watch the World Cup semi final between Brazil and Germany - that match which any of us with even a mild interest in football will remember for decades to come, so I was glad not to have missed it.
Distance covered 17.0 miles
See the route at http://gb.mapometer.com/walking/route_3 893468.html
... first half of the 19th century that links Loch Ness, Loch Lochy and Loch Linnhe.
Together, these lochs slice Scotland dramatically, along a huge fault line. the canal allows small vessels to cross Scotland from one side to the other.
Then across the Ballachulish Bridge ...in my day it was a ferry crossing that took fully five minutes, but ...