Highlands

Spring on the Ardtornish Estate – a seasonal trilogy (part 3)

On 28 February the 'Beast from the East' arrived with a vengeance and much of Scotland ground to a halt. Roads were impassable, public transport stopped, schools and workplaces closed and panic buyers cleared supermarket shelves. After three days of snow we had cabin fever. When day four dawned, Scotland's fleet of snow ploughs had… Continue reading Spring on the Ardtornish Estate – a seasonal trilogy (part 3)

Highlands

Ardnamurchan – a long and winding road

A weekend in Ardnamurchan Last month we spend a couple of wonderful nights at The Stontian Hotel in the pretty Ardnamurchan village of Stontian.  The village's Gaelic name, Sròn an t-Sìthein translates as nose of the fairy hill.  Legend has it that the mythical Sídhe lived under the hills surrounding the village. Some say they… Continue reading Ardnamurchan – a long and winding road