Half Term

With many schools in the central belt closed this week and other Scottish and English schools off next week, the area has definitely been a bit busier.  Many people hoping to come to the area to get in some skiing The Nevis Range www.nevisrange.co.uk in Fort William and Glencoe Mountain www.glencoemountain.com in Glencoe have both been enjoying some great skiing, the weather has been dry and calm over the last couple of weeks and we have even had some sunshine!

A great day out on the slopes for beginners or experienced skiers, even a trip up to the cafe for a nice cup of hot chocolate and to admire the views is always a good day out.  Some pictures taken last Friday coming over Rannoch Moor and Glencoe, you can see why the skiing has been good!

Rannoch Moor Loch Ba buachaille etive mor




If you are planning on going on the hills to walk or climb instead of ski, it may be worthwhile visiting the Clachaig Inn and listening to one of their Winter Safety Lectures www.clachaig.com

Presented by Andy Nelson. Andy is an IFMGA Mountain Guide and Deputy Leader of Glencoe Mountain Rescue. He is active in the mountains every day; guiding privately, training military personnel and as part of the Glencoe MRT (usually at night!) He will talk about ways to prepare for a winter walk or climb and how to pre-empt or overcome some of the challenges you may face so you can have a safe, enjoyable and productive day. 8pm. Bidean Lounge Free Entry Donate £1 and enter a raffle for some tasty prizes! Presented in association with the Mountaineering Council of Scotland. Sponsored by Mammut

We have availability Feb/March and short breaks available so please get in touch if you fancy a trip away www.glencoeselfcatering.co.uk

Here at Loch Leven Holidays we have been working hard to get the site all ready for the new season, with various jobs to do it is always a busy time.

After the storms we have a few roofs to repair (just a few slates to replace), some new fence panels to put up and an outbuilding roof to replace!!  We also hope to put a balcony on Tiranui Lodge, so our guests can enjoy the spectacular views even more!

Talking of special views these pictures show the sunset last weekend,what amazing colours!!

Sunset 7th Feb Sunset2 7th Feb



If you are not getting away this half term perhaps you are thinking about a break at Easter!  Hopefully the weather will be a bit warmer and the days definitely longer!  Give us a ring or email for availability, short breaks may be available.  There is always loads going on in the area, great walks, Easter Egg hunts and entertainment.  Have a look at the National Trust website for some ideas http://www.nts.org.uk

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