Scottish Open Golf Accommodation

Open Golf Accommodation

Due to a cancellation the Bannerman B&B now has 3 rooms available from 4 – 10 July 2011 perfect for anyone attending, playing or working at the Barclays Scottish Open Golf Championship at Castle Stuart near Inverness.

For more information or to book please visit the Bannerman B&B or telephone Alison on 01463 -259199. Please note that bookings must be for a minimum of 3 nights.


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Choosing The Best Scottish Hotel Accommodation

Scotland has a great deal to offer both families and individuals who are planning a break. Although Scotland is small in land mass there are huge amounts of things to see and do on a short city break.

If you are planning a two day or more break you could discover the beautiful Scottish Highlands as well as taking in the historical and beautiful city of Edinburgh. Think of a five day tour and you could tour the Isle of Skye and follow the whisky trail around the Highlands.

Within every few hours of your travelling, you will experience a rapid change in the landscape from the gentle rolling hills to rugged coasts and dramatic, towering peaks. The cosmopolitan cities that are full with the future promises rub in shoulders with the ancient castles and monuments. While Edinburgh Festival and other festivals recalls the country’s cultural influence, the pristine sandy beaches offer peace and tranquillity. Country parks and outstanding nature reserves in other ways have something different for every visitor.

While you tour in the city, shop your bags full and lunch at a top restaurant. A whisky-themed weekend with a visit to the famous Scotch Malt Whisky Society is also something that will interest you. Edinburgh break with a trip to Loch Ness is also an option. The sheer variety of Scotland’s natural beauty never fails to impress you. The country offers an amazing range of landscapes, from the gentle rolling hills of Dumfries and Galloway to the breathtaking peaks of the Cairngorms, and from the rugged coastlines of the north east to the sub-tropical gardens of Wester Ross.

Scotland certainly has many treasures crammed into its compact territory. Every visitor will find something that will suit their taste. For the history buff, few cities compare with Edinburgh and Glasgow. The food lovers won’t want to miss Aberdeen and Angus and the delicious beef  and Dumfries & Galloway renowned for their Smoked Salmon. The thirsty ones can satisfy themselves with the peerless malt whiskies of the Isle of Islay or Oban. The wild mountain scenery of the Highlands & Northern Islands will attract nature lovers. Those who want to dance with the cold-sparking waves of sea can enjoy your breaks in Outer Hebrides.

If you are planning a stay in the Highlands, Inverness is the perfect base with just about all of the must see places within a relaxing and easy 2.5 hours drive. Inverness offers a massive choice of accommodation from a budget Inverness B&B, to quality Inverness Hotels. You can also find hostels and self catering cottages so there definitely is a bed to suit every taste and budget.

Scotland really does have every base covered for the discerning traveller. Book your Scotland break now and discover a beautiful country with the freshest air. Choose a great foreign exchange for you currency and we recommend you use forex, forex trading or 24forex.


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Summer in Inverness – Moy Fair – Highland Field Sports Fair

The annual Moy Fair, a highlight of the field sports calendar, takes place this weekend on the Moy Estate, just outside Inverness.

“Event dates for 2010 are the 6th & 7th of August

The fair offers a diversity of entertainments and activities for all of the family, from crèche facilities to archery! The emphasis is on field sports activities with competitions in fly casting, gun dog handling and clay pigeon shooting. See also, General Information.

Take your pets for the day and children can enter them into the children’s pets parade or, if you have a terrier, try out the terrier races. Please note that only “ground terriers” will be eligible for entry. Activities in the main ring differ from year to year but you may see gun dog or fly-casting demonstrations, pipe bands, falconry displays, and much more.

Tickets for the event cost £10 per person – children under 16 are free and so is the car parking!

There is an abundance of stalls selling the best of Scottish produce and there could be anything from traditional fare such as Venison to Arbroath Smokies, or you could purchase a Scottish made dog harness or walking stick.

There is much more to see and find out about the fair, click the links to discover what the fair is about.

The fair is a non-profit making event and surplus funds are distributed to charities and deserving causes.”

For a fun day out in Inverness, the Moy Fair has something to offer everyone!

Your Inverness B&B and guest house host will be happy to give you further information.


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Eating out in Inverness – Johnny Foxes Pub

On Thursday four of us enjoyed dinner at Johnny Foxes Pub and Restaurant – it was great!

Courgette and white wine soup, served in a baked bap, was delicious. Two of us had fillet steak – tender, tasty and cooked just as ordered – you wouldn’t find better anywhere. The fish (haddock) and chips was also first rate. We had a very palatable bottle of Chilean red wine with our meal. The service from barman Tyce was excellent – friendly and efficient.

Johnny Foxes has live music every evening, with with the finest bands offering a wide range of Popular, Traditional, Scottish and Irish music.

Adjoining Johnny Foxes is the newest addition to the Inverness club scene, the Den, offering fabulous cocktails, tapas, and great music.

Johnny Foxes
is in a great riverside location near the centre of Inverness. Your Inverness B&B host will be happy to give you more information and to reserve a table for you. For a great selection of top Highland accommodation take a look at our Inverness guest house and bed & breakfast association website.


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Eating out in Inverness – great new restaurant

Last night we tried a great new restaurant in Inverness – Aspendos is a Turkish restaurant which opened 2 weeks ago in Queensgate.

The menu features an excellent variety of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern dishes. The meze for 2 offers 10 different starters and is excellent value. We tried lots of different dishes and they were all very flavoursome and delicious. Plenty of choice for both carnivore and vegetarian alike!

The owner, Mustafa, couldn’t have been more welcoming and his staff are friendly and attentive. In spite of only opening recently the restaurant was doing excellent business – word is obviously spreading fast about this most welcome addition to the Inverness restaurant scene.

If you’re visiting Inverness we recommend you try Aspendos – your Inverness B&B host will be only to happy to arrange a reservation on your behalf.


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