Best Western Hotel Fort William United Kingdom
Castle Stalker sits on a small island in Loch Laich, an inlet of Loch Linnhe. Title arises from the gaelic "stalcaire", meaning "falconer", and there's been a fortified building of some kind because the early 14th century. It acquired its current form at towards end associated with 14th century and is considered to be among the best preserved medieval tower houses. Its history reflects the physical violence and feuding of highland clans, particularly the Campbells, Macdonalds, Stewarts and McLeans. Once of this Jacobite rebellions in 18th century it had been in the hands of the Campbells and held down against a much more powerful rebel force. It absolutely was abandoned into the nineteenth century but purchased back by the Stewart household who restored it to a habitable condition but still purchased it. Its picturesque environment has meant it is much photographed and it has starred in movies, Monty Python and also the ultimate goal and Highlander: Endgame use of the castle is through motorboat and visits are feasible on specified dates between might and September. Advance booking is necessary, see web site for details. The jetty is achieved by a track with parking by the end, but site visitors are warned to take care also it may not be suited to all automobiles.