Argyll, Scotland

A short break in the heart of Argyll – Scottish history and stunning scenery

In this blog, I'll be whisking you off to the heart of Argyll for a virtual tour of some of Scotland's most incredible historic sites. The itinerary is from a weekend we spent in Argyll in March 2019. We booked the trip on a whim, to celebrate the boy receiving the all clear after a… Continue reading A short break in the heart of Argyll – Scottish history and stunning scenery

Argyll, Scotland

Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village – a winter break with Argyll Holidays

It's two years since we discovered the joys of an Argyll Holidays break, whilst spending a weekend at Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village. Recently, we returned to check out the renovations that've taken place there since our last visit. With love in the air (it was Valentine's Day) Mr G and I left Edinburgh with the Wee… Continue reading Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village – a winter break with Argyll Holidays

Argyll, Scotland

Exploring the Cowal Peninsula – a winter break at Hunters Quay Holiday Village

We recently returned to Argyll for another short break with Argyll Holidays. Our home for the weekend was a lovely hot tub lodge at Hunters Quay Holiday Village near Dunoon. Winter may have arrived, but we planned to spend our days exploring the Cowal Peninsula and our evenings relaxing in the hot tub - bliss.… Continue reading Exploring the Cowal Peninsula – a winter break at Hunters Quay Holiday Village

Argyll, Inner Hebrides, Scotland

Three go Woof Hostelling in Oban

As September drew to a close we embarked on our third and final Hostelling Scotland adventure of 2019. After wonderful breaks in Arran and Glencoe, we were looking forward to Woof Hostelling in Oban. Oban is a bustling harbour town on Scotland's west coast. It's famous for seafood and being the gateway to the isles,… Continue reading Three go Woof Hostelling in Oban

Argyll

The Pierhouse Hotel, Port Appin – a wee hotel with a big reputation

I've wanted to stay at The Pierhouse Hotel, Port Appin for a long time now, so I was delighted when they invited us to pay them a visit. The wee hotel with a big reputation recently became part of hotelier Gordon Campbell Gray's 'The Wee Hotel Company', together with the highly-acclaimed Three Chimneys on Skye.… Continue reading The Pierhouse Hotel, Port Appin – a wee hotel with a big reputation