After 50 years of visiting Skye, Terry Marsh finally gets to stay at the Uig Hotel and finds it worth the wait.
Terry Marsh experiences a memorable three-day journey cocooned in all-inclusive luxury aboard Australia’s legendary Ghan Express.
Opened in the early part of the 20th century, the Waterhead Hotel, south of Ambleside, was one of a new ‘breed’ of hotels purpose-built to accommodate the rising tide of affluent tourists to the Lake District.
I’ve always been wary of going back to hotels and restaurants I’ve previously enjoyed because of the risk of finding that it no longer matched our expectations.
On 6 June 1944 and during the long summer that followed, men from all over the world went to fight in Normandy to defeat Nazism and re-establish freedom across Europe.
Separated from the Scottish mainland by the Sound of Mull and the Firth of Lorn, the island of Mull, with an area of just under 90,000 hectares, is the fourth largest of the Hebridean islands, framed by a coastline deeply penetrated by a ragged 480km (300 miles) of sea lochs and inlets.