SOMETHING UNIQUE AND DIFFERENT AS A GIFT OR FOR YOU TO WEAR

A one-man business operator Chris Rennie from the Ayrshire area. Chris has recently started his own small business, hand making a series of accessory wear and utility items from various styles of Paracord. All items are made to customers’ own personal specifications, including colour, size and weave pattern, and although very attractive personal items or gifts, they can also offer the practical application of affording the wearer a large quantity of high quality cord on their person at all times, particularly useful for untold emergencies. These are ideal everyday wear and utility accessories and already being snapped up by motorcyclists and those who wear large watches as ideal items for everyday use.

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Chris can be contacted via email at A HREF="Mailto:seadweller44@hotmail.co.uk">seadweller44@hotmail.co.uk and will be happy to answer any queries you might have. Turnaround time is normally within a few days depending on his stock of the Paracord or beads he may use or you want to have inserted

Self Catering Holiday Home

L & B Branch member Duncan Cain now lives near the Highland town of Grantown-on-Spey where he lets out a self-catering holiday cottage – and writes “The Steading is a traditional detached stone-built cottage converted from an old croft steading. It is adjacent to our home and is surrounded by beautiful gardens in a quiet country location.

Set in the Cairngorms National Park, the Steading is only 1 ½ miles from the Highland town of Grantown-on-Spey. It is surrounded by fields and woodlands full of nesting birds in springtime. The sitting room windows command a panoramic view of the Cromdale Hills.

This immaculate property is maintained to the highest standards and can accommodate up to four people. It is fully equipped and the price includes electricity, white bed linen and towels. Tasteful décor and comfortable, modern furnishings (including satellite TV) combine to make this a delightful holiday home. There is private off road parking for two cars and sitting out areas around the garden.

The Steading is an ideal base for visiting attractions throughout the North of Scotland. It is near to the Whisky Trail, the Strathspey Steam Railway, the Cairngorm Funicular, Loch Ness and the Loch Garten Osprey Centre. It is maintained to the highest standards and can accommodate up to four people. It is fully equipped and the price includes electricity, white bed linen and towels.

Take a trip to the many impressive mountains, castles, rivers and lochs in the surrounding area. It is the perfect location for walking, cycling, fishing, golf, bird watching, ski-ing and water sports. There are many other outdoor pursuits to enjoy – or simply relax and savour the peace and tranquility of the countryside.

The nearby town of Grantown-on-Spey offers a selection of shops, leisure facilities and a supermarket. There is no shortage of places to eat and drink locally with a good selection of hotels, restaurants, pubs and coffee shops.

This quality accommodation will help ensure that your holiday in the Scottish Highlands is a truly memorable experience.

Duncan and June now offer a £50 reduction on weekly rates to all RPOAS members. To book please visit www.ballieward-steading.co.uk

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