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Enjoy Some Local Scottish Music

The group was formed by Lorna Davidson (vocals, world percussion), Sandy Marshall (vocals, guitar, bouzouki) and John Davidson (vocals, guitar, mandola, mandolin, whistles) in 2000. Tarneybackle has published five albums to date: Winds of freedom, The diamond, Tullibardine, Looking out and The distant dreams. Most of the songs are traditional Scottish music with an extensive ...

Sealife Adventures Update

June 11, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

We can now see the Sea Eagle chick sitting up in the nest, both parents are really active in looking after it. We are careful not to go too close as we don’t want to disturb the birds, however we can see everything very clearly through the binoculars that we provide for our guests. Also ...

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Helicopter Seafood Spectacular

June 5, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

The buffet consisted of such delicacies as Loch Melfort Langoustines and Tarbert landed Lobster and Crab. The guests had previously visited Islay and where on their way to Gleneagles for the night.     Our cow fields in front of the hotel often make a perfect landing for those wanting to make more of an entrance!     ...

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Classic Car Club

June 4, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

They arrived in the rain (not great when you’re in an open top roof!) but the sun soon came out for them to enjoy the views of Asknish Bay. After touring the Outer Hebrides for a couple of weeks, the group are now on there way home via Edinburgh.        

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Scotland’s Rich Prehistoric Landscape

June 4, 2014 by Pedro Crespo

Hello, my name is Pedro Crespo. I was born and raised in Spain and have lived in Scotland for a year and a half now. I moved to Edinburgh where I studied a postgraduate in Business Management and Marketing at Napier Edinburgh University. I graduated in April and received a placement at Loch Melfort Hotel ...

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Discovering Sea Wildlife

May 29, 2014 by Pedro Crespo

David and Charlotte were our wildlife guides during the cruise and honestly, they could not have been any better. They showed an incredible knowledge and keenness in the subject. Our journey took 4 hours, however, I would have happily continued for another 2 hours. Many stories were told, such as the legend of the Viking ...

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Sealife Adventures Update

May 26, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

We saw five otters on one trip last week, looks like some of last years kits are still with their mother so it will be interesting to watch the dynamics if and when she has new babies, it will be time to leave home for these youngsters and find their own pad! The sea birds ...

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Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014

May 22, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

The main thing guests pick up on and note us for is our staff. With our core team all living in the local area and our summer staff making the most of what Scotland has to offer during the summer season, our staff are great ambassadors for Scotland and Argyll in particular and will help you ...

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Sealife Adventures Update

May 19, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

The tides have been building all week and the Corryvreckan has been becoming more spectacular as the week has gone on. We have also noticed more feeding activity in the Corry with lots of seabirds and porpoise around. One of our most impressive seabirds is the gannet, it is the biggest seabird in the North ...

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Sealife Adventures Update

May 11, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

This week has been a mixture of sunshine and showers, fortunately it looks like there is a high pressure building so we can look forward to real sunshine and warmth. During the past week we have seen the first signs of good feeding arriving in the form of bait balls. This is when small fish ...

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