The Best Time of the Year for Walking

Posted by on Apr 19, 2012 in Things to do in the area | 5 comments

The Best Time of the Year for Walking

This is a wonderful time of year to be out walking in the Ardnamurchan countryside as there are so many plants, animals and insects appearing again after our long, wet winter. The first woozy bees, both honey bees and big, yellow bumblebees have been seen buzzing around the area and the first wildflowers have started to appear tucked under hedges and away from the breeze. From now, right the way through the summer, the area showcases an abundance of colour with wild flowers resplendently in bloom. Violets,...

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Ardnamurchan days out – The Nadurra Visitor Centre

Posted by on Mar 14, 2012 in Things to do in the area | 19 comments

Ardnamurchan days out – The Nadurra Visitor Centre

If the weather on your Ardnamurchan holiday isn’t too good (hard to imagine, but it does happen!), then you might want to plan a fun and educational day out with the family at the Nadurra Visitor Centre. The Centre (until recently known as the Ardnamurchan Natural History Centre) offers a combination of entertainment and education for all ages and is situated at Glenmore amidst spectacular scenery on the south side of the peninsula. The aim of the centre is to provide an introduction to the natural environment...

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Train through Glencoe the best way to travel

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 in Things to do in the area | Comments Off on Train through Glencoe the best way to travel

Train through Glencoe the best way to travel

I went to the Scottish Trade Fair at the SECC on last Monday & Tuesday got some great contacts for greeting cards & pottery for the Gallery. Traveled by train, I highly recommend it, beautiful scenery, snow & blue skies. It is great to know that the Euston to Fort William sleeper is no longer threatened by cut backs.

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