Our lovely customers in the Pine Lodge this week are enjoying the sunshine and seeing Scotland in style. I remember hankering after one of these for years. And Nick had a banana yellow one for a year or so in the 80’s!! Happy Days!
Hand-picked local events by the Lochend team, based on things we love 😍 The Highland Games start in Scotland in May and carry on into September, follow the link for all the listings. Because of our central location it is possible to day trip to a least one a month!! http://www.shga.co.uk/visitor-events.php 4-15th May @ various times […]
Spring has properly sprung! , The lambs in the surrounding fields are all racing and jumping for joy, the Oyster catchers are trying to distract everybody away from their nest with the ‘oooo I’ve got a broken wing’ trick, The Ospreys are back fishing in the Lake and the fishermen are back fishing in the […]
Hand-picked events by the Lochend team for the month of April, based on things we love 😍 1-2/4/17 @ 10am-6pm on both days ‘Loch Lomond Springfest’. A festival grown from a celebration of local food and drink but now with festival arms and legs! Music, events lots to see and do. Balloch Free with some […]
This is VisitScotlands year of ‘History, Heritage and Archaeology’ and for anybody interested in these topics I’ll do a monthly post on a belter of a day out from Lochend. First Up: Rough Castle Fort on Antonies Wall. I was driving my Mum and Dad to a 90th birthday celebration at a venue near Kilsyth […]
Hand-picked events by the Lochend team for the month of February, based on things we love 😍 2/3/17 @ 8PM ‘McGoldrick, McCusker, Doyle’. Three of the finest Celtic musicians, flute fiddle and guitar, have a very amiable get together and you get to watch the magic! Tolbooth Theatre, Stirling £17/15 http://culturestirling.org/events/mcgoldrick-mccusker-doyle/ Until the […]
Hand-picked events by the Lochend team for the month of February, based on things we love 😍 4/02/2017 @ 8PM ‘Fara’ Traditional scots fiddle playing and some amazing harmonious singing. 4 girls from Orkney Tolbooth Theatre, Stirling £13/11 Follow Link 4/02/2017 @ 10am to 4pm ‘Introduction to greenwood working’ Workshop day learning about […]
Hand-picked events by the Lochend team for the month of January, based on things we love 😍 22/01/2017 @ 12-2pm ‘Revel with Rabbie’ Actors bringing to life Rabbie’s poetry in the magnificent grounds Stirling Castle Adults £14.50 Concession £11.60 Kids £8.70 performance included in the admission cost http://www.stirlingcastle.gov.uk/whatson/events/revel-with-rabbie/ 22/01/2017 @ 10am-4pm ‘Hot Hatch […]
Meet Ernest, a wild Mallard cross with a Magpie duck. Storm Barbara must have blown him (her?) off course and Lochend is a happy haven for ducks. Larry and Lavina are proper chums now with the ‘wild’ boys and girls are extending the Lochend Welcome which is so important to us!
We are upping the luxury in the Lux A lodge kitchens. We continue to add to ‘Osprey’ and ‘Heron’ and this week it’s the kitchen goodies that are getting us excited! What a view to prep your dinner from….