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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 ...

New Additions to the Animal Family

The ever-increasing menangerie at Loch Melfort hotel continues to provide guest amusement! Hector, an 8 month old rescue spaniel has been integrating himself with guests (and their dogs), whilst Toby’s nose has been put firmly out of joint. Calum found Hector advertised on the For-Sale board at Tesco in Oban . When Rachel went to ...

Vintage Car Celebrations

The Scottish Western Thoroughbred Vehicle Club had their 30th birthday celebrations at the hotel on Saturday night. The club was formed in 1978 to bring together “old car” enthusiasts and has grown from the initial core membership to over 200 members. The annual rally sees cars such as a Model T Ford, Austins, Jaguars and ...

Wildlife Heaven at Ballachuan Hazel Wood

Ballachuan Hazel Wood is an unspoilt gem of a nature reserve tucked away on Seil Island. Wildlife enthusiasts come here from all over the UK to explore and discover rare lichens, moths and butterflies, and woodland and coastal wildlife, all with the breathtaking backdrop of Cuan Sound. The wood is maintained by the Scottish Wildlife ...

Film Crew Flies into Loch Melfort

I dont think the Chartroom II Bistro has ever been busier. First class kids entertainment courtesy of Tiger Aspects film crew hiring in a helicopter to take shots above the Corryvreckan whirlpool, the third largest in the world, for Robson Greens new Channel 5 series Extreme Swimming. When the series hits our screens we expect ...

Robson Green Films Near Loch Melfort

Robson Green and the Tiger Aspect film crew are staying at the hotel filming the latest in his extreme series called Extreme Swimming. Robson’s last series, Extreme Fishing, saw him travelling the world to hunt and battle huge fish, often taking to the water in search of rare underwater creatures. This time round, it’s Extreme ...

Topping the Field

The tractor was in today topping (cutting the grass) both fields in front of the hotel to prevent the spread of Dock seed into the NTS Arduaine Garden next door and in preparation for a helicopter due to land at the hotel tomorrow.

Renovations Continue

Our entrance is getting a revamp with a brand new roof whilst the weather is dry. Fantastic doors handmade by a local carpenter are now in place along with matching wooden window frames. We were so impressed by the new doors’ appearance that the first part of the walkway between the hotel and the Cedar ...

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