Inverewe Gardens, Gruinard Bay & 3 Seasons in 1/2 hour

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SATURDAY: DAY 23:  I had porridge for breakfast then we were off to INVEREWE GARDENS which is owned by the NTS so we were able to use our card. It is beside Loch EWE & is nurtured by the warm currents of the North Atlantic & has different types of exotic plants. It was started by Osgood Mackenzie in 1862. While we were there it rained on and off and we would try to hide under the trees for cover. We got petrol in a town called LAIDE for 33.02 pounds. We got on the A832 to GRUINARD BAY and walked on the beach where I collected many pretty little Seashells of different varieties & colors. (pink, orange, white & purple) We stopped at a Viewpoint LITTLE LOCH BROOM.  Saw a lamb nursing on the road then we saw mountains with snow on them which I think were the STRATHMORE MOUNTAINS.

Inverewe Gardens
In this area we experienced Rain which turned into SLEET then a couple minutes later was Sunshine. We had experienced 3 SEASONS IN HALF AN HOUR! It was amazing! We were trying to find the CORRIESHALLOCH GORGE & FALLS of MEASACH but were unsucessful. I don't know how we missed it. We also saw BIG LOCH BROOM.

Then we took a single track road to LOCHINVER past ENARD BAY to DAVAR B&B that was also a cute place. Our room was on the 2nd floor & we got another nice view of the harbour. We got settled in and went to the RIVERSIDE BISTRO for dinner which I remember it as a cute place & good food. I had nachos with guacomale, cheese and sauce with a tuna melt. I know, What a Combination! lol We stayed in for the night ( still recovering from being out on SKYE ) & saw a Rainbow over the town but were unable to see sunset because of the clouds. The rainbow made up for the absent sunset!

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I love this flower
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Inverewe Gardens
Inverewe Gardens
More plants at Inverewe
More plants at Inverewe
More of Inverewe
More of Inverewe
Be Careful!
Be Careful!
These signs were posted in the gar…
These signs were posted in the ga…
Pretty plants
Pretty plants
Beach by Gruinard Bay where I got …
Beach by Gruinard Bay where I got…
Gruinard Bay
Gruinard Bay
Gruinard Bay
Gruinard Bay
Strathmore
Strathmore
Snow capped Mountains
Snow capped Mountains
Strathmore
Strathmore
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On the way to Lochinver around th…
Our room at Davar
Our room at Davar
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View of the rainbow over Lochinve…
Lochinver with Suilven Mountain in…
Lochinver with Suilven Mountain i…
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