Colorful hostel in Killarney, Ireland (by philhaber) I absolutely love this place.) who runs the place is the best host I think I've ever come across. This is a must stay if you go to Ireland as far as I am concerned.
Forter Castle, on the Cateran Trail in Scotland. Forter Castle was originally built in 1560 and enjoys a history as rich as the countryside in which it sits. Destroyed by the Duke of Argyll in it has been completely restored using traditional materials.