Win an indulgent autumnal break in a Scottish Castle!
Sunday 23 August 2009
As part of VisitScotland’s Autumn Moments Campaign, you and a companion are invited to escape to a world of lavish indulgence with a 2-night stay at the 5-gold star Inverlochy Castle. This country house hotel is nestled at the foothills of Ben Nevis and amidst the glens and lochs of the West Highlands and the elegant surroundings and atmosphere of the hotel will allow you to enjoy an array of Scotland’s finest scenery. With stunning mountain backdrops and an abundance of Scottish wildlife on your doorstep, this fabulous prize offers you the chance to take in a kaleidoscope of seasonal tones, which appear in Scotland as autumn takes hold.
On your first night, savour an exquisite culinary experience with dinner in one of three dining rooms at Michelin starred Inverlochy Castle restaurant. The unrivalled surroundings of these rooms will provide the setting for a sumptuous meal for two and with a menu which is overflowing with fresh, seasonal produce, you’ll simply be spoilt for choice.
To make the most of this magical season, enjoy a day of discovering the array of Scottish wildlife at the Highland & Rare Breeds Park. With spectacular views of the majestic landscape in its full autumnal glory, it is the ideal place from which to experience magnificent Autumn Moments. Continue on your exploration of the Highlands with a stroll through the vast and very beautiful countryside. Keep your eyes peeled for the magnificent birds and animals you are sure to stumble across, including the playful red squirrel, Scottish crossbill and red deer, whilst wandering through a crisp carpet of autumn leaves on the forest floor.
Finally, complete your Highland Getaway by capturing your very own keepsake. Under the expert tuition of Glencoe Photography, you will take part in a half-day Photography Safari, where you will learn how to capture the perfect photographs of the rugged Glencoe landscape.
What’s more with £200 spending money and £150 towards travel included within this prize, you are sure to experience many more wonderful Autumn Moments during your stay in the Highlands of Scotland!
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