The Strontian Hotel
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Didnt visit this time. Put off by £3.50 pint
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... We'll we didn't miss it & we got on the right one so all in all. Very successful! The trip up was very pretty. Lots of lochs. We walked down to the town & I had fish & chips -the pensioner special and I still couldn't eat it all. Off to Iona ...
We really did well to find this B&B. Everything about the place is lovely and we will make a point of stopping here again when we next come up to Scotland. Once again it is a beautiful day. The temperature is once again forecast to about 25C. We never expected to get weather like this but I guess it won't last. The drive northwards through the mountains is beautiful and we both felt our ...
... 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 ...
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 ...