Home swap holiday: Ramsbottom to the Scottish Highlands
"We enjoyed excellent communication with Pat prior to our home swap which made settling into their comfortable Highlands home very easy. The house has stunning views from the large lounge window across to the nearby Loch and surrounding mountain scenery.
We all slept incredibly well - not sure if this was because it was wonderfully quiet, the action packed days or the lovely comfy beds!
We managed to visit nearby Fort William and immerse ourselves in some local history at the nearby Highlands Museum. We took the chairlift and made it to the top of Glencoe. We had a fantastic day sledging with the children, followed by gorgeous hot chocolates in the cafe afterwards.
We ventured over to nearby Kinlochleven and tried our hand at ice climbing ...a totally new adventure for us all but we had great instruction and quickly progressed to climbing up the ice wall.
After action packed days, it was wonderful to return to our home swap home and put our feet up in front of the log fire and enjoy a glass of wine. Their kitchen is very well equipped and so it made eating in very easy.
The Scottish Highlands was a new area for us to explore, the views and scenery are truly breathtaking around almost every corner. We would love to return as there was so much to see and do.
A BIG thank you to Pat and Neil for allowing to share this wonderful experience."
- Joanne (Ramsbottom, England)
Highlights from the Scottish Highlands swap:
- Loch, mountains & stunning scenery
- Sledging at the top of Glencoe on New Year's Day
- Ice climbing in at Ice Factor at Kinlochleven
- Enjoying a drink in Clachaig Inn next to the roaring fire, soaking up the fantastic atmosphere.
Meet the member:
Check out Joanne's (pictured in photo) home swap offer in Ramsbottom, a lovely family home on the edge of the countryside.
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