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2010 Small Country Hotel of the Year Winners

Loch Melfort have won yet another award! The Scottish Hotel Awards ceremony was held on April 25th and we were awarded Small Country House Hotel of the Year in one of the main National Excellence categories. In the last 6 months Loch Melfort Hotel were also winners in the HRS Hotel Excellence Awards for Excellent ...

Easter Eggstravaganza

A sunny Easter Eggstravaganza was held recently at the NTS Arduaine Garden next door to Loch Melfort Hotel. A fabulous sunny day really helped boost the numbers coming to visit and join in the Cadbury Easter Egg trail and the extra Easter activites put on by the Arduaine Garden Support Group. Face painting, easter egg ...

Wonderful Spring Wedding of Sarah and Colin

We recently hosted a wonderful Spring wedding outside on the beach. Nothing could deter the 60 guests at Sarah and Colin’s wedding from joining them (in the pouring rain) down on the rocks by the boat house for a fabulous wet wedding! Guests were pre-warned to bring wellies, rugs and umbrellas just in case the ...

Another Gourmet Night Success

The Arduaine Restaurant was full to capacity for the second Loch Melfort Gourmet food and wine matching night on 6 March 2010. Colin and the kitchen team pulled out all the stops to produce a delicious menu and Mike Cottam from Inverarity Wines entertained and educated with his eloquent words about fine wine. This event ...

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 ...

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