Clachan Cottage Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lochearnhead
... went on a walking path, possibly about 800 m long, to the top of a Aonach Mor. It was a lovely vantage point and the clouds came and went, alternatively obscuring and revealing the view. When we descended in the gondola we stopped for lunch at the cafe and then drove on through Fort William towards Glencoe. The views of Loch Linnhe, with towering mountains behind it, were absolutely beautiful. The road we were driving ...
... and back to the car. We were thinking of driving over to St. Andrew's to see the old course but as it was still another hour and a half drive from Stirling we had to cut it out of trip. A bit disappointing but sometimes you just can't fit in everything you want to see. One day I'll get back and get to do some golfing on some of the world's best courses. Since our time in Scotland was limited I cut out golfing to do some other things that we could do ...
Glen Coe, Glen Nevis, Culloden Battlefield, Pitlochry and more....... We found some of the best hiking with breathtaking scenes while hiking in Glen Coe (Glencoe) and Ben Nevis. We made two 4 hour hikes over two days. In Glen Coe we hiked the "Lost Valley Trail". In places it was quite steep and required a good deal of climbing over rock outcroppings. At one point we had to ford a stream, hopping over rocks from ...
... never once pulled out any rain protection! Hurray for summer!!
Our first destination was Stirling Castle. It was the creation of James the 5th for both of his wives (not simultaneously - one died), but he unfortunately died before he was able to live in it. The castle was (is) quite ornate and tells a story in every room and on every outside wall. There are many artifacts, both original and reproduced ...
William Wallace country - how can you be near Stirling and not visit the Stirling Castle and the Wallace monument. Glorious architecture, inspiring restoration and the most awesome Scottish guide you could ever dream of. We combed every inch of the grounds, great hall, kitchen, tapestry studios, chapel, garden & courtyard finding interesting features making this castle very special.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking