The Strontian Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Strontian Hotel
Didnt visit this time. Put off by £3.50 pint
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... it was just as spectacular. And yes I must admit it was a great experience, but I had better let train buff Nigel describe the full awesomeness of it his own way! We pull out of Fort William in a cloud of steam and smoke. The train pushes its way through the bracken along the edge of the track. There is nothing modern about this journey just a sense of power and comfort. This is the Jacobite, an LMS Black 5 4-6-0 pulling its own coal tender and ...
... the local museum and discovered much about the history of Mull. Governor Lachlan Macquarie, the fifth Governor of the colony of NSW was born and, after achieving much in his life, is buried on Mull with an inscription 'The father of Australia'. There were many photos of the town of Tobermory over the last hundred years and tools and artefacts on display that made it clear that life on the farms, on the fishing boats and in the services during the two ...
... Yeah, you could just sit here and check out the boats and ships that come in and out of the bay. Because we can, we have grilled steaks with fried peppers, onions and mushrooms with a side of baby potatoes. It is kind of nice to prepare a meal and enjoy eating what and when we want. You lose this kind of autonomy when staying in B&B's and having to eat out for meals. Our evening is spent reading and knitting.
Today it is raining a little in ...
... do is get out of bed on Sunday and if the day looks nice then go out. It is all a "spur of the moment" life. Even so "ooooop North" they all seem to be cheerful and are always ready to have a laugh. As the old saying goes, you have to laugh or you'd cry.
Usual thing about internet for our next move as we never really know if we will be in contact or not, but the coverage map says we should be ...
... 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 ...