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Gift Vouchers

December 5, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

Dinner, Bed and Breakfast for Two with a range of Sea-facing Room options Delicious Four Course Dinner for Two in Asknish Bay Restaurant Relaxing Afternoon Tea for Two You can also buy set monetary vouchers to be used towards a stay or meal.

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First Aid Training

November 21, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

As we have children occasionally come to stay at Loch Melfort, to enjoy the play park and to give the highland cows some attention, we felt the ‘Emergency First Aid for Sport’ course would be best suited as it also covers children and babies and not just adults in the workplace. The morning was spent administering CPR ...

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Winter Opening Hours

September 23, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

October 2014 As of Sunday 28 September, Chartroom Bistro will be shut in the evenings 7 days a week. A Bistro Favourites menu will be served in Asknish Bay Restaurant. Friday and Saturday nights in October, Asknish Bay Restaurant will open 6-9pm, the rest of the week 6:30pm – 8:45pm. The Bistro is open 11-4 ...

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Treasured Memories

September 21, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

When they were here in 1994 they visited Arduaine Garden and a photographer took a photo of them sitting on a bench. This photo was turned into a postcard. Mrs Vaane came and told Sarah at Reception all about their visits over the years and how wonderful it was to be able to return again ...

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Heli Club de L’ain

September 17, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

The 10 helicopters consisted of 2 R22’s, 7 R44’s and 1 R66. They were on their annual trip they take as a group and this year decided on a round trip of Scotland, visiting all of Scotland’s gems. They visited the Jura Hotel for lunch then the distillery one day and headed on to Stornoway after ...

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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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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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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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The Old and the New

June 23, 2014 by Alison Norfolk

We had the old and the new visit us today. The VIC 32 Clyde Puffer, built in 1943, made another trip to Arduaine, dropping guests off to visit the Gardens and our Chartroom II Bistro, followed by 2 guest arriving in a modern day helicopter. After numerous boats, helicopters and classic cars this summer, what will ...

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