The Strontian Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Strontian Hotel
Didnt visit this time. Put off by £3.50 pint
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... Here's what my original entry said: more wet weather, more snowy mountains, more lochs, more waterfalls, more deer, Oban another dead location. That's seriously it! The highlight of the day was definitely our stop at Glencoe. We walked up to a viewpoint so that we could see the iconic railway arches that the Hogwarts Express travels over on its journey to Hogwarts, and got a beautiful view over the lake ...
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 ...
... worse condition now. A mogul bought it with a view to restoring it but Historic Scotland refused permission and so It will continue to deteriorate. Rod, although semi retired, still exports some seafood and so we had fresh lobster and oysters for tea. The shucking of the oysters fell to me and I actually made quite a good job of it. Unlike last time! Oysters as fresh as these can just not be ...
... As they suggested I did try imagining what it would be like to go backwards up the steps with shield in my left hand and sword in my right. It was supposed to be easy to defend the upper parts of the keep (for right handed people). My thoughts are that if they had breached the defences and had you retreating to the top levels, you were in very serious trouble. There were dungeons as well, at ground level and suitably dark. They have occupied the cells with figures ...
... 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 ...