Thursday 18 August 2011

Celebrate Hogmanay in Fife at the Inn at Lathones

Looking for something to do this New Year that doesn't involve standing out in the cold and snow/sleet/rain (delete as necessary). Well there's a host of things going on in hotels across Scotland year in year out and this year celebrating Hogmanay in Scotland may be even better value than ever.

In the first of a series of features on some great deals in Scotland we've turned our attention to Fife and the lovely property situated just outside of St Andrews - The Inn at Lathones.

Their Hogmanay package includes an overnight stay arriving on the 31st of December and includes Hogmanay Dinner at £55 for residents.

The overnight night package is priced at £134.00  per person for a standard room inclusive of bed and breakfast/brunch sharing a twin or double room.

Deluxe rooms are also available at £154.00 per person, bed and brunch and single rooms have a £35.00 supplement.

Check availability and Book Online Now 

Extra nights start from £45.00 per person, bed and breakfast sharing a standard twin or double room and deluxe rooms are £65.00 per person bed and breakfast.

Space is already limited and bookings can be made online directly on The Inn at Lathones website

Hogmanay Menu 
Reception canap├ęs served with Prosecco 
Game terrine Served with homemade chutney and freshly toasted brioche
A Platter of Salmon Hot smoked, Tian and Gravadlax 
Fillet of Highland Beef Served with spiced ox cheek and a red wine sauce
Belgian Chocolate terrine with vanilla cream and chocolate biscuits
Columbian rich roasted coffee With whisky truffles 

Stovies will be served at 1.00am

There are also non residential prices for Hogmanay Dinner on the 31st December £65.00 per person
New Years Day brunch is also available to non residents from 11.00am to 2.30pm at £20 per person.

Scottish Golf Events

Today sees the start of a busy two weeks in ‘the home of golf’ as we host three top events and welcome golfers from around the world. Old and young, male and female, there is plenty action across Scotland for everyone to enjoy!

Teeing off tomorrow if the Aberdeen Ladies Scottish Open, presented by EventScotland at Archerfield Links in East Lothian. The playing field includes ten Scottish players to lend your support to including Catriona Matthew, Lynn Kenny and Carly Booth. In this unusual three day pro-am format, there is sure to be plenty entertainment around the Fidra course. Entry is free.

Over the water in Fife, the Cleveland Golf/Srixon Scottish Senior Open takes place from the 19th-21st on another links course of the Fairmont St Andrews. Former Ryder Cup player Barry Lane will defend his title and will be joined by leading European Senior Tour professionals, including Sandy Lyle, in the 54-hole tournament over the Torrance Course, which was designed by former Ryder Cup Captain Sam Torrance.

Moving away from the coastline, Gleneagles, host venue for The 2014 Ryder Cup, is where we turn out attention to next with the Johnnie Walker Championship taking place from 25-28th on the PGA Centenary Course. Defending champion Edoardo Molinari will be joining a host of international stars and eight of Scotland’s leading PGA professional, all battling for a share of the £1.4million prize purse. Don’t forget that they’re running ‘£5 Friday’ where all on-day ticket revenue will be donated to clubgolf - Scotland’s junior golf development programme.

Inn at Lathones - Live Music at its Best

Nothing to do as we head into Autumn? Nonsense.

In conjunction with Mundell Music, The Inn at Lathones is offering a wonderful list of live music gigs through September, October and November.

Click on the links to find out more about the artists - you can even book your accommdotion online at The Inn and make a night out of it - just clcik Book Now on the left.

Sat 3rd Sept: Chris Keys Read More
Thurs 8th Sept: Steve Daggett Read More
Tues 13th Sept: Sean Taylor Read More
Thurs 15th Sept:  John Goldie Read More
Sun 18th Sept: Nick Harper Read More
Fri 23rd Sept:  Paul Rose / Acoustic Read More
Sun 9th Oct: Rodney Crowell & John Jorgenson  Read More
Mon 10th Oct: Henry McCullough / Acoustic Read More
Wed 12th Oct: Rodney Crowell & John Jorgenson Read More
Fri 14th Oct: Rod Clements  Read More
Sat 15th Oct: John Jorgenson Electric Band  Read More  
Sat 22nd Oct: J J Gilmour  Read More
Tues 25th Oct:  Ambassadors Of Morocco Read More
Fri 4th Nov:  Dick Gaughan  Read More
Sat 12th Nov:  Classic Clapton Read More
Wed 23rd Nov:  Keith James - The Songs Of Leonard Cohen Read More
Thurs 24th Nov:  The Motives Feat Matt Taylor  Read More

Tuesday 9 August 2011

Scotland Euro Qualifiers

We still can't shake our auld allegiance to all things Tartan Army so we thought this was as good a place as any to promote that there are still some spaces available for Scotland's crucial forthcoming double header against Liechtenstein and Spain with Passport Travel.

"On arrival at Zurich airport you will be accommodated in the superior four star Radisson Blu Hotel which is only a short walk from the terminal. Then about lunchtime, our private coaches will transfer you to Liechtenstein to enjoy the pre match atmosphere. Immediately after the match we will return you to the Hotel where the bar will remain open to welcome you back. The next day, it’s a short walk to the check-in for Alicante. On arrival our private coaches will transfer you to your hotels which are situated in the Levante Beach side of Benidorm.

On match day they will transfer you to the stadium in Alicante and afterwards to the airport. You can leave your baggage on the coach. Passport Travel will advise you a more exact timetable when they send you the itinerary a couple of weeks before departure.

For furtehr information on prices and transfers from other areas contact Jimmy or Eddie at Passport Travel on 0141 951 1515 or mail them at:

Monday 8 August 2011

Senior Open at Charleton in Fife

Enjoy a day out at Charleton Golf Club near Colinsburgh, Fife by playing in the Senior Gents Open on Thursday 8th September. Great value entry fee of only £10.00 for 18 holes of strokeplay with the opportunity of winning £80.00.

There are three sections 50-59, 60-69 and 70-80 with three handicap and one scratch prize in each section.

For further information contact the Match Secretary Jim Baillie or phone John on 01333-730586 for entry.
You can get more information on the golf course by visiting the excellent First in Fife Golf website and you could always check hotel availability in the Fife area and make a short break of the event in some of the area's best hotels