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Touring and Guiding
I am a member of the The Guild of Registered Tourist Guides
I am also a member of the Driver-Guides Association
Scottish Driver Guides - A group of 6 independent driver guides based in Scotland. All guides are fully qualified Blue Badge driver guides.
SOS Children's Villages - Kathy sponsors a child in Haiti via this charity.
National Galleries of Scotland - Details of exhibitions and displays from our collection and from around the world.
National Museums of Scotland now brings together our rich Scottish heritage with exciting international collections.
Historic Scotland -Castles, buildings and monuments to visit
National Trust for Scotland -Historic towerhouses, palaces and country houses open to the general public.
- The new Jura Passenger Ferry, launched for a 3 year trial period in June 2008
The Internet guide to Scotland - An excellent site giving a general guide to Scotland
The Scotsmart web directory - an excellent directory for all things Scottish: goods, services, travel and information
Islay Birding - Interested in birdwatching? Visit the Islay Birding website for information on birdwatching and tours on the Isle of Islay
Island Focus, photographs of Argyll, the Scottish Highlands and Islands by Argyll photographer Sue Anderson.
Visit the Argyll Online website for comprehensive information about the Argyll area.
Female Traveller is an interesting website and full of useful information for female travellers worldwide.
Coastal Connection - boats linking the various west coast islands and scenic tours of the West Coast.
Wildlife of Argyll - within the comprehensive guide Welcome to Scotland.
Where to stay and what to see in Scotland
Boath Stables - Luxury Self Catering near Nairn and Auldearn. Surrounded by beautiful parkland gardens, this is a renovated 18th century property on the Moray Firth, north east of Scotland.
Glenburnie House - a lovely small hotel with fantastic views over the seafront in Oban.
Prestwick B&B accommodation: Fionn Fraoch bed and breakfast, ideal for Prestwick Airport
Inveraray Jail - A "must-see" attraction if you are visiting Inveraray. The nineteenth century jail offers a truly fascinating glimpse into the life of prisoners in the jail 150 years ago. Visit the website to get a taster of what to see at the Jail, with the interactive tour of the visitor attraction.
The Inveraray Site - A useful and informative site about the town of Inveraray
Loch Lomond Hotels - over 35 hotels, lodges B&B's and Inns offering accommodation to tourists and visiting guests to the Loch Lomond area.
Loch Fyne Head - a new and attractive website (with some delightful cartoon drawings) about the Loch Fyne area of Argyll
Loch Fyne Oysters - The best oysters from Loch Fyne
Crarae gardens - Beautiful gardens located in my home town of InverarayArdkinglas Gardens - Yet more beautiful gardens in this area. Be sure to try and visit at least one of these if you are in the Inveraray area
Water cruises, by Gemini Cruises based in Argyll run regular leisure and wildlife cruises and a water taxi service to many locations in the Argyll area.
Lochgoilhead Fiddle Workshop - winners of the Scots Trad Music Awards 2005 - Community Project of the Year
Cluanie Inn - ideal place to stay or stop for a meal on the A87 road to Skye. Approximately 25 miles from the Skye Bridge
Trossachs.co.uk - A complete guide to the Trossachs National Park and surrounding areas, including places to stay, local businesses, visitors attractions and a free online accommodation finder.
Whisky related sites:
BestWhiskies.com - a website about whisky (including online shop) for all whisky lovers or anyone who wants to find out more!
Friskywhisky - my own site, featuring some of my Islay whisky tours
Dalmore whisky distillery in Alness, Ross-shire
Isle of Jura malt whisky website
Accommodation in Scotland
Small Isles House is a self catering holiday cottage located on the Isle of Jura on the West Coast of Scotland.
on the east shore of Loch Fyne in Argyll, just outside Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park.
Atholl Brae, self catering luxury holiday apartment in Edinburgh
Whitefalls Retreats, self catering holiday accommodation in Kyle of Localsh, near Eilean Donan Castle
Looking for something in Inveraray which is larger than Arkland? Try St Malieu, luxury self catering holiday accommodation in Inveraray
21 Hanover Street, luxury self catering accommodation in Edinburgh
45 Cumberland Street, luxury self catering accommodation in Edinburgh
Edinburgh Minto Hotel - hotel in central Edinburgh
Worldwide Travel and Accommodation
Spanish Fiestas Tourist information on all of Spain’s major cities and holiday resorts together with advice on how to travel around one of Europe’s most exciting tourist destinations.
Self catering Accommodation in Spain Self Contained Holiday Accommodation Apartments in the traditional Spanish town of Trevelez, southern Spain.
Tel: 44 (0) 1499 302361, Mobile: 07775 691 641 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 15 Arkland, Inveraray, Argyll, Scotland PA32 8UD