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Stopver between Glasgow and Mallaig

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Stopver between Glasgow and Mallaig

Can anybody please recommend somewhere for a two night stopover in June? We will be travelling from Derbyshire to Mallaig to get the ferry across to Skye but want a two night stopover en route, say no more than a couple of hours drive from Mallaig. We've stopped at Loch Lomond previously but would like to be a bit further north this time.

Any hotel/country inn would be nice - good scenery to explore the next day or a boat trip perhaps?

Thanks:-)

Edited: 05 January 2013, 12:16
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1. Re: Stopver between Glasgow and Mallaig

You could consider this famous place: http://www.kingshousehotel.co.uk/

No shortage of 'good scenery to explore' ;-)

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2. Re: Stopver between Glasgow and Mallaig

I find the Kingshouse a bit basic. It has a 'hostel' feel to it , largely I think due to the large numbers staying one night while doing the West Highland Way. I agree that Glencoe is a great place to break your journey though.

My choice would be

http://www.clachaig.com/

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3. Re: Stopver between Glasgow and Mallaig

Thanks guys! Just had a look and I think Glencoe would fit the bill perfectly:-) I'll check out the accommodation.

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4. Re: Stopver between Glasgow and Mallaig

Bridge of Orchy.

or

Inveraray

or

Ballachulish, possibly Kinlochleven.

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5. Re: Stopver between Glasgow and Mallaig

Ardnamruchan is fabulous. Or the Morvern peninsula. Check out Lochaline and Ardtornish.

Then you can indulge also your boat trip passion with a quick trip to Mull. Either from Kilchoan (Ardnamurchan) to Tobermory, or Lochaline to Fishnish.

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6. Re: Stopver between Glasgow and Mallaig

I think the goodwitch's idea is good - if staying in Glencoe, the Clachaig would be a better choice than the Kings House.

Inveraray is a nice little town, but it's more than two hours from Mallaig unless you're a maniac driver!

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7. Re: Stopver between Glasgow and Mallaig

Agree re Glencoe - or glenfinnan house - or even Arisaig (though maybe the latter is too near)

Stayed at HuntingTower lodge on south side of Fort William a few years ago and it was lovely (handy for glencoe or northward) though see owners have changed and prices increased.

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8. Re: Stopver between Glasgow and Mallaig

Thanks for all your suggestions:-) We finally decided on the Glencoe Hotel in, well, Glencoe! We had stayed in the Ardnamurchan area previously, having visited Mull a couple of times, and also the area a bit nearer to Fort William, so I think this will be a good stopover.

Thanks again.

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