West Loch Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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It means a pillared enclosure. We got up early and set off from our Loch at Dunvegan, past the Waternish Peninsula and on to the Trotternish Peninsula. We drove to Uig and the crossed the mountain to the view point at the Quiraing. Here the Basalt rocks had collapsed and slipped ( many millions of years ago) over the softer sandstone. It has left a strange cliff faced range of cliffs and pillars and ravines running parallel to the coast and just ...
... taking photos. They loved the scenery and were hoping to go up Ben Nevis tomorrow. Back in the van we had 2 curries on the go, chicken and prawn. With Arran Blonde And le and a bottle of waxed bat and the Euro Cup Final to watch, they didn't last long. Second half with Arran Whisky Ice-Cream; it went down well. 10pm and it seems lighter than ever. Coffee and bed seems the order of the day ready for our crossing ...
... time. The distillery has only been open for 18years. The guy who opened it was retiring from Chivais Regal and decided he wanted to set up his own distillery. With the help of Glasgow University, he researched the best quality water in the west coast that wasn't "peat rich". Lochranza on Arran was chosen, fed from the pure water of a lake in the mountains. Ironically, at the time, Arran had no distilleries unlike the majority of the ...
... Clan, it is dedicated to Pope Clement I. It consists of a tower as well as a main sanctuary and smaller chapels with very ornate wall tombs inside! The graveyard of the MacLeods surrounds the church. As we finally began our trip back to Stornoway, a rainbow followed us all the way! It was the only splash of color in the otherwise barren landscape.
Our last stop on the Isles was the next morning when ...
... amp; potato soup & herb scones at a little place called Luss, right beside the lake. As it wasn't raining much we braved a walk along the tree-lined lake shore and sang the appropriate song. Very cold wind but a very pleasant spot for a bit of exercise. Ben Lomond loomed in the distance through the clouds.
Half way up the lake we turned west and rounded the top of Loch Long before climbing uphill into bare-topped rocky hills to a lookout point called Rest and ...