I had planned to visit the Isle of Skye on this moirning, but, when I woke up, the weather was windy and there was a pouring rain so I decided to go tour yet another castle of stone rooms. [heavy sigh] However, Eilean Donan Castle was different than the many other castles. It was more interesting because it was furnished as if the household had...more
This castle good state of conservation offer you the chance to climb the stariways to the top, where you can enjoy the wonderful landscape from above.The castle has been inhabited until the seventies, in the last century. A lovely place for sure, but I fear also boring on the long run.more
this is NOT legal, instead. I took it from inside the castle while attendants were not looking at me.The trick anyway, is easy. Just enter the place with the camera on your neck, turn it on with a fast gesture when you want to take a picture, set in autofocus mode and wait for the right moment to do your crime....more
...continues...but the news was that the castle was completely in ruin until th beginning of the last century, when his owner decided to give it a new life.Twenty years were necessary to rebuild it, and this may give an idea of the situation before the works of reconstruction...continues...more
The castle can be visited for a fair £ 5 entrance fee.I paid without saying a word, but I can say now that historical places were SOOOO expensive to enter.Scottish people definitely know how to get money from their national treasures.I found the castle in a good conservation state but.... continues....more
I am asthmatic so really appreciated the non-smoking restaurant. There is a pub in the next room and that air was absolutely blue with smoke. The pub was also (typically) loud, so I appreciated the much quieter, peaceful dining room.
Favorite Dish: My favorite meal here started with chicken liver pate as the appetizer then the main course of roasted salmon, finger potatoes and asparagus on a bed of saffron sauce and garnished perfectly with shredded (like angel hair) red peppers. Fabulous!
The service was good as well.