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Ben Rinnes walk

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Ben Rinnes walk
Gordon and I had a spectactular walk on Ben Rinnes on Easter Sunday. This mountain, 841 metres high, dominates the Moray skyline. It is about half an hour's drive from The Dulaig and as you can see the views from the top are wonderful.   You can see an album of photos from our walk on our Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/thedulaigbandb.We are more than happy to provide suggestions for walks, maps and guidance to our guests who wish to walk whether on Ben Rinnes or anywhere e...
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Solar Eclipse over The Dulaig

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Solar Eclipse over The Dulaig
 We were very lucky in Grantown-on-Spey to see great views of the partial solar eclipse today.  Having had cloudy, rainy skies all morning we were delighted when the skies cleared just before the eclipse started - and even happier that, as if by magic, the clear skies lasted until the end of the eclipse. This is the view through a special solar filter. You can see a sunspot at around the 10 o'clock position on the sun. It was a real treat to witness this very special event, e...
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Blue eggs for breakfast? Certainly - at The Dulaig!

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Blue eggs for breakfast? Certainly - at The Dulaig!
We have some new hens at The Dulaig, two Rhode Island Reds which laid these pale cream eggs, and two Crested Cream Legbars. The first ever egg laid by Legbar Hyacinth is this beautiful little blue one.   The very large dark brown eggs are from two of our Cuckcoo Marans. No matter the shell colour we can promise you our eggs all taste delicious!
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Happy New Year from The Dulaig!

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Happy New Year from The Dulaig!
A relaxing evening at home in front of the fire with a lovely Speyside malt whisky, our home-made oatcakes, Connage cheese and a copy of "The Living Mountain", Nan Shepherd's wonderful book on The Cairngorms.....that is how we spent our New Year's Night at The Dulaig. ​However you spent your evening we wish you all a very Happy New Year and best wishes for 2015!
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