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Loch Melfort Hotel Featured in Scottish Field

The stunning Loch Melfort food is under the spotlight in the March issue of Scottish Field magazine. The feature focusses on the superb produce Head Chef Colin MacDonald uses to create his award-winning dishes. Fresh crab, lobster and langoustines which are landed a stone’s throw from the hotel, our own seasonal country garden vegetables, and ...

Loch Melfort Hotel Wins National Award for Excellent Social Responsibility

The winners of the 2010 national HRS Hotel Excellence Awards were revealed at a special ceremony in central London this week, and Loch Melfort Hotel was the proud winner of one of the most important awards of the year – the “Excellent Social Responsibility” award. Hotel professionals and businesses from around the country gathered for ...

Scottish Snowdrop Festival

At this time of year Scotland is awash with white, and it’s not just the snow. Everywhere, snowdrops are appearing; slowly at first, but very soon they will be on display in their full glory, heralding the arrival of Spring. The Scottish Snowdrop Festival runs from 1 Feb – 15 March as a celebration of ...

New Partnership to Secure Arduaine’s Success

An innovative new partnership to help promote the National Trust for Scotland’s Arduaine Garden in Argyll has been confirmed by the conservation charity today. The garden has entered into a joint-working arrangement with the adjacent Loch Melfort Hotel and is also receiving valuable support from the recently established Arduaine Garden Support Group. Under the new ...

Robson Green’s Corryvreckan Wild Swim on TV

Back in July, actor Robson Green stayed at Loch Melfort Hotel whilst filming his latest TV series Wild Swimming Adventure. The purpose of his visit was to swim the nearby Corryvreckan whirlpool, the third largest in the world. Tune in to ITV Tues 15 Dec at 9pm to see if he made it. Although some ...

Gourmet Night Success

A deliciously successful Gourmet Evening was held at Loch Melfort Hotel on 14 November – with a 7 course menu prepared by head chef Colin MacDonald and wines matched by Mike Cottam of Inverarity Wines. With over 30 people attending it was not only informative but fun too. Colin surpassed himself with a delightful menu ...

Stunning Bonfire at Loch Melfort Hotel

Bonfire night at Loch Melfort Hotel went by with a wizz and a bang – a beautiful big bonfire and lots of sparklers. The locals came outside to brave the cold, whilst the hotel guests enjoyed the spectacle from the comfort of the lounge!

First Lodge for Scottish Beavers

The beavers that were introduced to Knapdale Forest in May have built their first lodge. This exciting development shows that the beavers are settling in well to their new Scottish home. The lodge is essentially a shelter for the beavers when they are not in the water and is made from branches and earth which ...

Private Dining Delight For 60th Birthday

Regular guests celebrated a special birthday in style by hiring the private dining room at Loch Melfort Hotel. The delicious 4 course menu included locally sourced  beef and lamb from Barbreck Farm, fresh langoustines, crab and fish from Tarbert, and a selection of other superior Scottish produce. With fine wines and an extra special setting ...

The Royal National Mod Comes Home

Oban will be a hive of activity the week of 9th October when the Royal National Mod comes back to its birthplace. The opening ceremony will swing into action at Corran Hall in Oban at 7.30 on Friday 9th October, and for the following week singers, choirs, musicians, spoken word readers and audiences will all ...

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