From the Royal an Lochan’s vantage point right on the shores of the Kyles of Bute we very often see a wonderful variety of wildlife. Sometimes it’s seals popping their heads inquisitively out of the water or coming ashore to the beach to bask in the sun or herons fly down from the hill lochs […]
We are always striving to maintain and improve our hotel and our guests’ comfort and enjoyment whilst staying here. Well we have great news ………… We have once again retained our Visit Scotland 3 Star grading! Out of 51 areas inspected we recieved an amazing 30 at 3 Star and an even more amazing 21 […]
The Whale and Dolphin Trust recent sightings calendar shows that quite a few Harbour Porpoise have been regularly spotted in the Kyles of Bute at Tighnabruaich over the summer. These amazing marine mammals are very like dolphins although much smaller and while dolphins can also be seen surfacing and jumping out of the water here […]
We’ve had a great Spring here at The Royal an Lochan, Tighnabruaich. The excellent weather throughout May and early June brought lots of visitors to the Cowal Peninsula and the hotel and restaurant were very busy. With a further spell of good weather anticipated we are expecting the visitor numbers to continue to be high. […]
On a beautiful Spring evening in April we held our latest Gourmet Night which was a resounding success! It was a a full house with all guests highly anticipating the culinary delights of the Night’s 7 course menu with matching wines. Eva Franchesci of wine merchants Inverarity Morton came along and guided us through the […]
Beautiful setting, lovely room and food but made extra special by Christine’s attention to detail and gift of hospitality. The best of luck with the years ahead! x - Jan 2011 ...