Monday, June 03, 2013

Honeymoon. Where do we start?

Now this is the sort of story that makes the cottage really worthwhile for us. Thank you so much you two. (Lovely pic Briget. Happy girl)

Hi John & Gillian,

Well where do we start?

Firstly a very big thank you for the bottle of bubbly & chocolates it was a very kind and much appreciated thought.

The cottage was amazing, in a location that is superb and second to none and made our honeymoon perfect.

The weather was raining all day on the Saturday as we drove there but on the Sunday it started to pick up with just an odd shower now and then to settle the dust. The amazing scenery and views made up for that. 
We had a slow ride out to Fort William one day and a ride to Oban another, stopping wherever we could on the way just to take in the views. We found plenty of coffee shops and of course you just have to have a slice of cake as well. Friday we drove to the Corran ferry and then went to the Lighthouse at Ardnamurchan. an interesting drive we where just glad we wasn't trying to drive anything bigger than our car as its the biggest and longest self drive roller coaster we have ever been on but well worth it. when we arrived back at the ferry the temperature was 18 degrees and we had clear blue sky all day.
We had a couple of evening bar meals at the Holly Tree hotel, the staff where very nice and the meals excellent.
We also tried the fish restaurant at Loch Leven, our first time in a proper fish restaurant and the staff where more than helpful advising us on how to tackle a whole brown crab in a bowl. The food was really nice with yet again stunning views.
We tried some fishing a couple of times in the evening just up the road but according to the locals the mackerel haven't come in yet they say they are about a month behind due to the weather so we just practised our casting. The guy in the hardware shop was really helpful and gave us lots of good advice.

Once again a very big thank you and we are sure you will be hearing from us in the future, might have to make it two weeks next time though.

Steve & Bridget xx

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