Oak Tree Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsOak Tree Inn Balmaha
I had an amazing freshly caught brown trout with mashed new potatoes and veg with a chilli oil. Top end pub prices but very good food. Also sells local Balmaha cider, highly recommended.
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Travel Blogs from Balmaha
... the desire to walk for days in a row would prove fleeting and really a good novel in a nice hotel would seem much more attractive
Fear 3 - that my visa card with all my savings wouldn't work (Scotland only does pin numbers and my stoopid salary packaging card only has signature).
Anyways none of these things came to pass - I woke up bouncing with energy and ready to get on the path. The nice lad in the bar served me a freshly cooked ...
Balmaha is really lovely. It is right on the shore of Loch Lomond. After breakfast we went for a hike around the foreshore of the Loch. As Loch Lomond is 25miles in length and 5miles wide we saw a minute amount. To see more we caught the ferry from Balmaha across the loch to Luss. In comparison to Balmaha, which has only one village store and one inn (which is the one we are staying in), Luss is much ...
... and everything. I ended up buying some pieces while Ian was taking photos of the surrounds – mainly mountains and sheep. This is very good grazing country and there are sheep and cows everywhere.
We had an uneventful run into Glasgow. We stayed at the Beardmore Hotel again and had a nice dinner in the ...
... something nice to drink as well as that wonderful amber drop that is Scotland's national drink - Irn Bru. Sorry it's hard to describe - orange, fizzy, full of iron (lol) and a uinque taste.
A good night was had by all and we can't wait for more.
Well that's it from me tonight. It's late and i'm tired and I do promise to upload pictures tomorrow. I'll also try to stay up to date with my posts. Nite all.
... to produce 80% of all the ships the country made. Steam trains were also almost entirely engineered and manufactured by the highly skilled body of tradesmen that the city housed. The signs of this success were everywhere as great buildings and churches loomed at times over our path and nowhere was it better shown than in the marvellous collection of bridges which we passed on our way along our small winding river. And still we felt we were ...