20 of the most beautiful hotels in Scotland

20 of the most beautiful hotels in Scotland

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Knockinaam Lodge

Knockinaam Lodge - Third night B&B Free

Portpatrick

On a sheltered cove on the wildly scenic Galloway coast, Sian and David Ibbotson’s stone hunting lodge is liked for its ‘tranquil setting’, its ‘professional, friendly, caring’ staff, and its fine collection of single malts.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • historic
  • gourmet
  • view
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Boath House

Boath House - January/February & Valentine Week's special offer

Auldearn

There are whisky and castle trails to strike out on, but begin, perhaps, with a stroll around the Matheson family’s ‘lovely’ mansion – ‘the grounds are wonderful,’ say Guide inspectors in 2017.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • spa
  • b&b
  • disabled
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Glenfinnan House Hotel

Glenfinnan House Hotel - Three nights for Two Special Offer

Glenfinnan

A Victorian remodelling of an 18th-century inn, this stone mansion stands tall in a ‘beautiful situation’, with lawns stretching to the loch, and views of Ben Nevis.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
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Trigony House

Trigony House - Three Night Special Offer

Thornhill

Atop a tree-lined drive, arrive to a ‘cheerful welcome’ at Jan and Adam Moore’s ‘excellent’ hotel, in an 18th-century hunting and fishing lodge.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
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Loch Melfort Hotel

Loch Melfort Hotel

Arduaine

Overlooking a bay on the Argyll coast, Calum and Rachel Ross’s ‘friendly, good-value’ country house, next door to the exotic Arduaine Garden, is in ‘the most stunning spot’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • disabled
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Kinloch House

Kinloch House

Blairgowrie

‘Guests’ comfort is prioritised’ at the Allen family’s Victorian country house hotel, which stands in parkland, gazing over Highland cattle and gently rolling hills.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • country_house
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Ardanaiseig

Ardanaiseig

Kilchrenan

Ardanaiseig closed as a hotel at the end of November 2017. It will be relaunched in 2018 a venue catering for groups, weddings, and corporate functions.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • view
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Killiecrankie Hotel

Killiecrankie Hotel

Killiecrankie

‘A treat of a hotel.’ ‘It has never failed us,’ say regular guests of this ‘exceptionally pleasant’ 1840s dower house by the beautiful, wooded Pass of Killiecrankie.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
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The Peat Inn

The Peat Inn

Peat Inn

Chef/patron Geoffrey Smeddle and his wife, Katherine, run their ‘luxurious, very special’ restaurant-with-rooms in an 18th-century coaching inn close to St Andrews and the Fife coast.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • wine
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The Airds Hotel

The Airds Hotel

Port Appin

‘The views are stunning’ from Shaun and Jenny McKivragan’s ‘small, personable’ hotel, in a dramatic setting above Loch Linnhe, with the Morvern mountains beyond.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • view
  • activities
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Kilcamb Lodge

Kilcamb Lodge

Strontian

‘Everything is presented with care and style’ at Sally and David Ruthven-Fox’s small hotel on the ‘peaceful shores’ of Loch Sunart.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
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Scarista House

Scarista House

Scarista

‘It’s a spectacular drive’ to this whitewashed manse in an ‘extraordinary setting’ on the west coast of Harris.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • view
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Coul House

Coul House

Contin

Steeped in stories of baronets and scandalous affairs, Susannah and Stuart Macpherson’s ‘beautiful Georgian house’ is today a ‘simply lovely hotel’ standing in extensive gardens ‘magnificent with mature trees’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • historic
  • view
  • activities
  • disabled
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Kylesku Hotel

Kylesku Hotel

Kylesku

In ‘one of the wildest and most beautiful locations’, Tanja Lister and Sonia Virechauveix run their small hotel with ‘informal warmth’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • disabled
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The Three Chimneys and The House Over-By

The Three Chimneys and The House Over-By

Dunvegan

‘We needed a break from our busy day-to-day, and we got it.’
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • view
  • disabled
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Moor of Rannoch Hotel

Moor of Rannoch Hotel

Rannoch Station

‘Talk about off the beaten track!’ Scott Meikle and Stephanie Graham’s ‘little jewel of a hotel’ stands at the end of the road, amid a vast moorland wilderness of lochs and lochans.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • romantic
  • view
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Cavens

Cavens

Kirkbean

‘A winning example of the small “hands-on” country house genre’, the Fordyce family’s 18th-century manor house on the Solway coast is ‘charmingly run’ with old-fashioned joie de vivre.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
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Pool House

Pool House

Poolewe

‘Old-fashioned in the best way’, the Harrison family’s ‘lovely, eclectic guest house’ on the shores of Loch Ewe is run by ‘friendly, informative hosts who make a real effort to ensure every guest is taken care of’.
  • walking
  • garden
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • historic
  • view
  • dog_friendly
  • guest_house
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Forss House

Forss House

Thurso

Wooded grounds and the meandering River Forss set a tranquil scene for this Georgian hotel with strong fishing links.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • activities
  • disabled
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Ballathie House

Ballathie House

Kinclaven

Watch for roaming deer as you follow the ‘long, attractive drive’ to the Milligan family’s Victorian country house on the banks of the River Tay.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • view
  • activities
  • disabled

Scotland has some of the most beautiful hotels in the British Isles. With everything from grand, classical mansions to intimate restaurants with rooms, there’s something for everyone. This selection is taken from our hotels in Scotland.