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Christmas and Hogmanay Menus

November 13, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

Our mouthwatering Christmas Day Lunch and Hogmanay Banquet menus in Asknish Bay Restaurant are now available. both are included in our Christmas and Hogmanay packages, but also available to non-residents. Gourmet Christmas Lunch £55 per person (3 course classic also available at £35pp) Slow Braised Ham Hock Terrine, Arran Mustard Potatoes, Oatcakes, Beetroot, Pea Shoots Grilled ...

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Winter Opening Hours

September 23, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

October 2014 As of Sunday 28 September, Chartroom Bistro will be shut in the evenings 7 days a week. A Bistro Favourites menu will be served in Asknish Bay Restaurant. Friday and Saturday nights in October, Asknish Bay Restaurant will open 6-9pm, the rest of the week 6:30pm – 8:45pm. The Bistro is open 11-4 ...

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Treasured Memories

September 21, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

When they were here in 1994 they visited Arduaine Garden and a photographer took a photo of them sitting on a bench. This photo was turned into a postcard. Mrs Vaane came and told Sarah at Reception all about their visits over the years and how wonderful it was to be able to return again ...

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Heli Club de L’ain

September 17, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

The 10 helicopters consisted of 2 R22’s, 7 R44’s and 1 R66. They were on their annual trip they take as a group and this year decided on a round trip of Scotland, visiting all of Scotland’s gems. They visited the Jura Hotel for lunch then the distillery one day and headed on to Stornoway after ...

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Sealife Adventures Update

September 12, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

Minke whales are between 7-10 m long and are the most common whales in Scottish waters. Minke whales are singing whales along with blue, fin, and humpback whales. They are affectionately known as ‘Stinky Minkes’ because when they blow you’ll find out what you would smell like if you never brushed your teeth and only ever ate ...

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Aerial Pictures

August 21, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

We recently had a selection of aerial photographs taken of Loch Melfort Hotel, the grounds and National Trust Arduaine Garden.  

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Free Wi-Fi at Loch Melfort Hotel

August 19, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

Now you can do so from the comfort of your own room or private balcony. Whilst online, why not share your day’s photos on our Facebook page, add a sighting to our wildlife diary or book your next stay.

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A Highland Tipi Wedding

August 14, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

Preparation for the tipis started back in the winter when the ground had to be slightly levelled, followed by the main work starting Monday onwards when the tipis started to go up. A marquee to house the kitchen also had to be made alongside. After a week of intermittent showers, the whole day was blessed with ...

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Sealife Adventures Update

August 5, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

For some weeks now he has been behaving like a twenty year old not keen to leave the comfort of the family home! His parents finally got fed up and have left him to his own devices until he realised that the easy life was over and it was time to set out on his ...

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Team Building with a Difference!

August 4, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

Calum and Rachel Ross, Manager Samantha, Chef Mike and Supervisors Alison and James spent the day sailing down the sound of Kerrera and across to Loch Spelve on the south side of Mull. Everyone had the chance to steer the boat and Mike showed a special panache helping with the rigging and sails. Hospitality was ...

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