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Marmalade-making!

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Marmalade-making!
Phew, here are some of the jars of marmalade I made this week for guests' breakfasts at The Dulaig! For just a few short weeks in January Seville oranges become available in the shops. These special fruits are perfect for using to make mamalade. Bitter to taste when fresh, with the addition of sugar and lemon juice (and plenty elbow-grease to chop and slice them) they are transformed by cooking into zingy gorgeousness!  Adding demerara instead of refined sugar gives the marmalade...
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Huffington Post & Good Hotel Guide - The Dulaig is one of the "Top Ten Hotels for Whiskey Lovers"!

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Huffington Post & Good Hotel Guide - The Dulaig  is one of the "Top Ten Hotels for Whiskey Lovers"!
Thanks to The Good Hotel Guide we have two pieces of fabulous news tonight for The Dulaig! The Good Hotel Guide 2017 includes The Dulaig in their "Top Ten Hotels for Whisky Lovers", and the Huffington Post, one of the top 50 American internet sites, has published an article about this, including us! We know from experience here in Grantown-on-Spey that most of our B&B guests have an interest in malt whisky, some starting out on their own whisky journey and others already whis...
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An OTTER is visiting The Dulaig garden....we really do have a wildlife haven!

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An OTTER is visiting The Dulaig garden....we really do have a wildlife haven!
Since arriving at The Dulaig eight years ago we have tried to make our gardens a haven for wildlife as well as for our guests. We know that every year we can see more and more birds and mammals visiting us and for fun we installed some cameras to see what is visiting us when we are not looking. We could not believe our eyes when one of our cameras picked up an OTTER! From the spraint (you can see it on the rock above and behind the otter) we know it is visiting regularly and have managed t...
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So many beautiful flowers - and more - in our garden at The Dulaig B&B

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So many beautiful flowers - and more - in our garden at The Dulaig B&B
Our garden at The Dulaig is so full of flowers and other life that it is hard to show all of it. Instead here is a little snaphot of what is here now.   Thie beautiful deutzia attracts bees and other pollinaters to feed.       Some combinations work really well, like this Acer Dissectum, paeony, Japanese anemone, Japanese granite bowl....and blackbird. It is The Dulaig after all!           Not everything...
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The Dulaig wins "AA Guest Accommodation for Scotland Award 2016-17"!!

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The Dulaig wins "AA Guest Accommodation for Scotland Award 2016-17"!!
We are honoured and absolutely delighted to say that The Dulaig won the AA Award for Guest Accommodation of the Year for Scotland 2016-17! Here we are with our award which was presented at the lovely Landmark Hotel in London. In March we received a letter telling us confidentially that we had won the award.....then came the hard bit of keeping the news quiet until the ceremony on 9 May! We were nominated for the award by inspectors who incognito inspect and assess B&Bs all over the Uni...
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