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You can see the seals playing in the harbour waiting for the boats, whale and dolphin watching trips are available from the harbour.
The hostel provides excellent budget accommodation with two rooms each with six beds, full central heating and fully equipped kitchen/common room with free Wi Fi. All hot water and heating provided by renewable energy.
They're not the only ones who have been jetting off mind you, Anna and Iain Wilson have just flown off to New Zealand for the next 3 weeks, visiting Calum and seeing the sights... There's been a couple of lovely "pop up" pub nights courtesy of Knoydart Lodge on a Friday, which have been a bring BYOB affair but dinner is included for a small fee.
This is nice, especially for all the people who have wee ones as it usually starts around 5pm. And speaking of dinner, it was of course Burns Night on the 25th, which entailed the usual fantastic supper in the hall (I'm told there were about 90 of us crammed in and I can easily believe it! Iain Wilson was back in the hot seat for the Address of the Haggis this year, but it wasnae just your average haggis.
Transport Minister Humza Yousaf has publicly stated the service in 2016 was 'unacceptable' and Cal Mac admitted their provision was inadequate.
The Minister has promised to keep an eye on the situation and will certainly be updated by our MP Ian Blackford and MSP Kate Forbes who are 'extremely disappointed' by the news and waiting for the 'slightest hint' of disruption get in touch with him.
The prestigious location and iconic soaring building has made it a landmark. “The suites are primed to pamper with exceptional bathrooms and fabulous beds.” From £210 per room, including breakfast.
Lime Wood“This 13th-century medieval hunting lodge has been reinvented as a stately rural getaway,” says Tamara.
Brown’s Hotel Sophisticated Mayfair bolthole Brown’s is celebrating its 175th anniversary: book a night in one of its luxurious suites and enjoy a second night for £18.37 (it opened in 1837).
Marvel at art in the Hix restaurant and the Martinis in the Donovan Bar. Barnsley House A country-house hotel with contemporary comfort – each individually designed room has a home-cinema system, a bath (sometimes two), shower and huge beds – to a grand 17th-century manor house.
The Nursery children - Josh, Christian and Ailsa made shortbread which was delicious! At assembly the classes showed art work with a Burns theme, all joined in Scottish Country dancing, tasted shortbread and oatcakes, toasted the Bard with apple juice and sang Auld Lang Syne.