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Kayleigh Morrison
Kayleigh Morrison

Hot Tubbing in the Highlands

On a cold winter’s day in February, I paid a visit to one of the 'in style' properties we use on our Scotland trips in Inverness, the Rocpool Reserve Hotel. [caption id="attachment_19254" align="aligncenter" width="900"]Rocpool-room Sleeping in style![/caption] A lovely welcome from the concierge, who came and collected our bags from the car, showed us to our room. As we had a special treat of an upgrade to an extra decadent room (standard rooms booked on our normal itineraries), complete with Arran Aromatics toiletries, a Tassimo machine and the best part of all, a hot tub and sauna room outside. After a lengthy drive from the west coast, this was a delightful treat on a cold winter’s day. [caption id="attachment_19249" align="aligncenter" width="900"]Who needs a room with a view when you have a room with a hottub?! Our hot tub!![/caption] After relaxing for a few hours in the hot tub, we headed for dinner. Shown in to the bar area, we looked over the delicious menu while enjoying a cocktail and canapes. We then headed through for dinner. A delicious 3 course meal, prepared by the finest chefs using the finest ingredients, went down an absolute treat. This included ox tongue and cheese soufflé starters, steak and a succulent chicken dish for mains. Followed by a trip of desserts and chocolates to top it all off. The following morning, the breakfast food served was of the same great quality and taste. This included fresh fruit and pastries as well as a delicious cooked breakfast and fresh fruit juice. All served to us by such helpful and nice staff. [caption id="attachment_19250" align="aligncenter" width="900"]Rocpool inverness Delicious food at Chez Roux in the Rocpool hotel[/caption]   To top off our weekend, we then headed off on the Jacobite Loch Ness cruise, included in our new Luxury Highlands and Isle of Skye trip. A 30 minute trip down Loch Ness with a visit around Urquhart castle really was a treat. And the guide we had really was fantastic providing us with lots of information on the drive in and around Inverness. [caption id="attachment_19247" align="aligncenter" width="900"]Jacobite Cruise Inverness Cruising Loch Ness[/caption]   What a lovely night away in the capital of the Highlands!  
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