Local produce suppliers from the Kames and Tighnabruaich area are coming together throughout the year to lay on a series of markets to showcase the fabulous array of food, arts and crafts Cowal and Argyll have to offer. “Homemade, homegrown, homespun” Locally made crafts Seasonal, freshly harvested vegatables Artisan food from local producers Delicious homebaking, [...]
Top Scottish chef Tom Kitchin was interviewed in the October issue of the BBC Good Food Magazine and we were surprised and delighted when we saw the words ‘Royal an Lochan’! When Tom was asked to describe his ideal meal he said he’d head off the west coast with his wife, visit the Royal an [...]
The final of the 2012 Camanachd Cup took place on Saturday 14th Septmember at Oban’s Mossfield Park and Kyles Athletic won out over local rivals Inveraray in a classic 11-goal match to lift the trophy. The match was held at Oban’s Mossfield Park and the two teams fought for the lead for most of the [...]
We have a new project on our horizon here at The Royal an Lochan. For those that have stayed or dined with us recently, you may have noticed the fishing vessel that has taken up anchorage outside the hotel. Local residents, Stuart and Yvonne and their children (Gemma, Ashley and Cameron) have bought this wonderful [...]
For those of you who visited us in the first 18-20 months you will possibly remember that after Hazel left us, Keith and I did not stop; working 7 days a week and that can only last for so long! Therefore in April we took on a lovely couple, who have numerous years in the [...]
A huge thank you to all the wonderful staff who gave us such a warm welcome. Fabulous hotel – wish we could have stayed longer. Hope to be back. - Feb 2011 ...