The Strontian Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Didnt visit this time. Put off by £3.50 pint
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5/9/2014. Friday We have just reached Oban. This is a very pretty little town. We left the hotel rather earlier than needed- that's me being anxious to not miss the train! We had to sit at the station & watch the board saying which trains were going for ...
... this island has a significant number of important burials of the kings of Scotland. The island was named after St Kenneth, who founded a monastery on the island. Unfortunately you can't get across to it. On the way back to the ferry we saw a grey seal basking on a rock only a few feet from the shore. When the ferry arrives, a pipe band marches off in full formation, drums beating and pipes skirling. They had been across to the mainland to perform at a Highland ...
... jutting out into the sea with rock walls hampering attacks from that direction. As with Dunrobin Castle, no photographs inside, but Duart has nothing like the same display of rooms and furnishings. However, I was interested to walk on the battlements right around the castle and as you can see from the flag you are right up the top. I was a bit short, though and couldn’t see much over the top of the protective wall. The spiral staircase to get there was very steep ...
... not the liveliest places LOL!!!
We started by taking a little car ferry across Loch Sunart to Strontian which is where the Lourie family came from, hence the name of the original home farm Strontian. We had a look around and ended up at the pub later in the afternoon where we ran into an Irishman by the name of Matthew Murphy who had lived in the area for a good few years and felt we should go “o’er the hill” to Lochaline because there were ...
We rode 10 miles into the adorable town of Tobermory and walked around for about an hour, sampling some yummy baked goods and seriously pondering whether we wanted to carry an adorable (and fragile) ceramic Hairy Coo (Highland Cow). The shopkeeper let us know it was available over the internet, with what will most certainly be an extravagant postage charge.
We took the ferry back over to the mainland ...