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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

Well this week it finally happened, the event we have been waiting for! The sea eagle chick actually left the nest. 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 ...

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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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Whale Watching on West Coast of Scotland

July 20, 2014 by Pedro Crespo

Scotland is an exceptional place for observing wildlife. The Isle of Mull offers beautiful beaches and rocky islands, and it is a good place to see porpoises, dolphins, minke whales and basking sharks. This island is also a bird sanctuary for sea eagles, golden eagles and puffins. It may sound obvious, but your whale watching ...

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West Highland Yachting Week

July 9, 2014 by Pedro Crespo

It’s a sailing regatta from centre to centre, providing an ever-changing scene for competitors, both afloat and ashore. This competition is the biggest sailing event based in Croabh Haven, Oban and Tobermory (Isle of Mull) on Scotland’s west coast. This year it is held from 12th July to 18th July 2014. The event began in ...

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Queen’s Baton Relay Heads to Argyll

June 28, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

It will travel more than 170 miles from Appin at 7:10am, via Benderloch at 7:38am, Dunbeg at 9am, to Oban and McCaig’s Tower at 9:08am then onto Kilmartin at around 11:10am, Dunadd Fort at 11:25am, Lochgilphead at 11:45am, Furnace at 2pm, Inveraray at 2:20pm, Strachur at 4:05pm, Sandbank at 4:55pm, finally arriving at Dunoon and ...

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Sealife Adventures Update

June 27, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

We are having the most amazing weather and calm seas on our trips. Today we saw masses of porpoises, Sea Eagles and two minke whales. Each year we photograph the whales that we see and can see that the same individuals come back year after year. They can be identified by the shape of their ...

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Oban Distillery

June 27, 2014 by Pedro Crespo

Firstly, Oban Distillery, started in 1794, is one of the smallest distilleries in Scotland due to the location in Oban town centre and was not allowed to increase its factory size. Oban 14 years old single malt whisky has 4 different flavours, smoky, sea salt, orange peel and honey. It is unusual that Oban whisky ...

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