Posts Tagged ‘ Scotland ’

We couldn’t have been made any more welcome

1st September 2014 by  in Accommodation Reviews, Motorcycle Touring & Travel

Just home from an excellent weekend’s riding around Glencoe, Fort William and Kinlochleven with a group of around 30 of us using the MacDonald Hotel & Cabins as our base. Hosts Mark, Helen & the team could not have been more welcoming – we were all thoroughly well looked after during our stay. The staff  [Read full post…]

What an amazing place, so much to see inside and out

18th August 2014 by  in Accommodation Reviews

A big thank you to MotoGoLoco for our free night dinner, bed and breakfast.  We had a very pleasant stay at the Glenuig Inn, Lochailort. We left Dumfries on Tuesday morning, brilliant ride up with spectacular scenery, we stopped regularly to admire the views. We called in at the Green Welly Stop, near Glencoe, which  [Read full post…]

Fantastic hotel, very good breakfast and very friendly staff – Robbie’s Review

4th August 2014 by  in Accommodation Reviews

As promised here is a photo and a quick review of our trip, courtesy of our MotoGoLoco competition win. I decided to take my riding buddy as the second person and booked a twin room at the Mansfield House Hotel, in Hawick. The hotel is in a fantastic location and an amazing building itself, we  [Read full post…]

“5*” Kev’s review of SilverHowe B&B Pitlochry

22nd July 2014 by  in Accommodation Reviews

Wow, beautiful Bed and Breakfast with two of the most accommodating hosts I’ve ever encountered at a Bed and Breakfast and we use a lot as we travel around the country following the British Superbikes, Speedway, MotoGP and WSBK. Following winning a MotoGoLoco competition back in December 2013 I discovered I had won a night  [Read full post…]

Congratulations to George Maxwell from Dumfries

23rd June 2014 by  in Competition Winners

Congratulations to George Maxwell from Dumfries who’s won a night away for him + 1 (complete with dinner included) at the bike-friendly Glenuig Inn,Lochailort, for being our 750th like on Facebook. Glenuig Inn, Scotland’s exemplar ‘Green Inn’ and the great base for exploring the West Coast of Scotland by bike.   Real motorbike territory! Nice one George, have an awesome  [Read full post…]

Congratulations Robbie Thomson

22nd June 2014 by  in Competition Winners

Congratulations to Robbie Thomson Ducati Up North who’s won himself the perfect excuse to explore the beautiful roads of the Scottish Borders with a night’s stay for two (dinner included) at the bike-friendly Mansfield House Hotel, Hawick. Luxury en-suite accommodation, fine food and a warm welcome in the Scottish Border town of Hawick. Hawick is a beautiful area, enjoyed each year by many visitors,  [Read full post…]

No decision yet

5th June 2014 by  in The Dex Files

Well, we’ve ruled out Scotland for our upcoming trip. One of the guys coming with us bought a Harley last year and says he can’t do the big miles needed to get up to Scotland on a three-day trip. Frankly, I’m not sure he’ll make it to Yorkshire without moaning constantly. Even Wales might be stretching  [Read full post…]

Motorbikes & Castles Winner… Mark Manning

12th May 2014 by  in Competition Winners

And the winner of our Motorbikes & Castles photo contest is… (drum roll please…) This stunning shot of his trusty BMW GS Adventure at by far the most photographed spot in Scotland, Eileen Donan Castle submitted by Mark Manning. For his efforts Mark’s bagged himself a trip exploring South Wales with a night away for  [Read full post…]

Have you ever had one of those days?

22nd April 2014 by  in Daily Digest

Where you just can’t do right for doing wrong? My journey north; originally slated to commence around 10:30, was delayed by me being required to act as chauffeur for M. who needed to be at a meeting across the other side of Leeds – M. having experienced her first ever pulled muscle and unable to  [Read full post…]

Fantastic and we’d have no hesitation in going back

10th March 2014 by  in Accommodation Reviews

Our visit was fantastic and we’d have no hesitation in going back. Getting off to a slow start on the day of departure I phoned the hotel to say we’d be a little later than planned. The co-owner, Helen, said she’d keep the chef on after 7pm if need to be to make sure we  [Read full post…]

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