The Pierhouse Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews The Pierhouse Hotel Port Appin
Travel Blogs from Port Appin
... 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 ...
Weather: intermittent rain, Travellers: needing a quiet day The breakfast room overlooked the town and the bay. Having had fruit for dinner last night we were ready for a delicious breakfast of poached eggs, then toast with home made lemon marmalade! Re-energised, we set off down the slippery, sloping pathway to the waterfront below the hotel. The brightly coloured shopfronts contain a variety of souvenir, tea, boating paraphernalia and restaurant businesses. ...
... was none the ground was fairly easy to negotiate. I reached Salen beach in mid-afternoon and met Margot. She walked with me to the next bay at Portuairk where we parted as she went back to the car to drive to Ardnamurchan Point. We met up again at the cafe at Ardnamurchan lighthouse just as it was shutting at 5pm. She'd managed to get me a cup of tea first.
The next stretch was probably the toughest of the week - another ...
... day. We spent about 2 hours there, and had some very nice fish and chips for lunch before wandering down to the harbour and through some of the shops. When we arrived back at Fort William after the return journey, we hopped in the car and drove back to the Glenfinnan Viaduct for a closer look. It looked very impressive from the ground, much taller than we realised. It was built in 1897 and was a pioneering work in mass concrete. On the way back into Fort William, we parked the car for ...
... commercialism. The drive itself was lovely, trees just starting to Autumn leaf, the Loch beside you, very jigsaw puzzle type scenery. I did stop at Urquart Castle as that was also on my list. After having free reign of the historic sites on the Hebrides I knew this would be a bit more controlled, and it was. Having said that I still had a really enjoyable couple of hours exploring the castle and the grounds, dodging the bus load of German (ist gut) and enjoying the view ...