Best family friendly hotels in Scotland

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Best family friendly hotels in Scotland

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Knockinaam Lodge

Knockinaam Lodge - Two Night Special Offer

Portpatrick

A ‘wonderful country house hotel in a peaceful location by the sea’ this former Victorian hunting lodge comes with panelled walls, log fires, period furniture, the obligatory stag’s head, a dazzling array of malt whiskies, and views across the water to Northern Ireland.
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  • walking
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  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
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  • honeymoon
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  • historic
  • gourmet
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  • seaside
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
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  • fishing
  • golf
  • for_winelovers
  • child_friendly
  • cycling
  • horse_riding
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point
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Trigony House

Trigony House - Complimentary Tea and Scones on Arrival Special Offer

Thornhill

Relaxed and relaxing, Jan and Adam Moore’s dog-friendly country hotel is in ‘a lovely setting looking out over the hills – very green and surrounded by trees’.
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  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
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The Dunstane Houses

The Dunstane Houses - Royal Jubilee Package Special Offer

Edinburgh

Two handsomely refurbished Victorian villas – Dunstane House, and Hampton House, opposite – make up one smart hotel, in a peaceful area just beyond the city centre.
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • honeymoon
  • parking
  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wifi
  • veganfriendly
  • dog_friendly
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The Green Park

The Green Park - Free Theatre Ticket Special Offer

Pitlochry

In lawned gardens lapped by Loch Faskally, the McMenemie family’s Victorian country house hotel caters especially to evergreen guests who enjoy a gentler pace of life.
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  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
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  • wifi
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  • exceptional_value
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • walking
  • wine
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  • parking
  • golf
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • child_friendly
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Cringletie House

Cringletie House - Summer in the Scottish Borders Special Offer

Peebles

In springtime, daffodils blanket the lawns around this secluded baronial mansion; in all seasons, the extensive grounds – the historic walled garden, mile-long nature trail, sculptures and outdoor games – invite exploration.
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  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
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  • horse_riding
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  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • veganfriendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
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Rufflets

Rufflets - 15% Discount Special Offer

St Andrews

Traditional standards are upheld at this turreted 1920s mansion, one of Scotland’s first country house hotels, which has been owned by the same family for 70 years.
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  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • golf
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • historic
  • bird_watching
  • honeymoon

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Saorsa 1875

Saorsa 1875

Pitlochry

A thoughtful take on modern hospitality, the McLaren-Stewart family’s vegan hotel and restaurant bring together a deeply considered environmental ethos with contemporary style.
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  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wifi
  • boutique
  • ecofriendly
  • foodie
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Links House

Links House

At once grand and intimate, this sumptuously refurbished hotel overlooking the green at the Royal Dornoch Golf Club has a relaxed, country house feel.
  • fishing
  • cycling
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  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • for_winelovers
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  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
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  • wifi
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Bridgend Hotel

Bridgend Hotel

Bridgend

On the Inner Hebrides island of Islay, this stone-built hotel – a village landmark where two main roads meet – has welcomed visitors for more than 150 years.
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • fishing
  • garden
  • parking
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wifi
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
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  • cycling
  • bird_watching
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Atholl Hotel

Atholl Hotel

Aberdeen

The spires of this Victorian Gothic Revival building make this traditional hotel an easy-to-spot beacon in a quiet location within reach of the city centre.
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  • conferencemeeting_friendly
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  • golf
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
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Cnoc-Na-Faíre

Cnoc-Na-Faíre

ARISAIG

There are ‘gorgeous’ views of the islands of Rum and Skye, and the hills of Morar and Keppoch from Jenny and David Sharpe’s small hotel in an original croft house with Art Deco extension. The well-equipped, plaid-furnished bedrooms have bathrobes, scales, DVD-player
  • wifi
  • weddings
  • value
  • parking
  • child_friendly
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Pairc an t-Srath

Pairc an t-Srath

Isle of Harris

On the west coast of Harris, Lena and Richard MacLennan’s small guest house overlooks Borve’s golden sand beach, and has views over the sound of Taransay. Simply and unfussily done, without compromising comfort. Harris tweed blankets drape the bed in the neat, wood-floored bedrooms; fresh flowers and shelves of books bring interest to a sitting room warmed by a peat fire. A surprising touch: a sauna in which to ease tired muscles after a day exploring the island.
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  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
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  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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  • historic
  • seaside
  • wildlife_watching
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Treetops B&B

Treetops B&B

Fort William

Built in the style of an alpine chalet, the spacious bedrooms in this modern building have glorious views of Ben Nevis. B&B guests start the day with a noteworthy Scottish breakfast. A great base for discovering the area, by foot, kayak or bicycle, the knowledgeable hosts are on hand with helpful tips on places to visit and where to eat nearby. There are excellent transport links to Fort William, 3 miles away.
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  • parking
  • dog_friendly
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  • veganfriendly
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  • walking
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Glentower Lower Observatory

Glentower Lower Observatory

Fort William

From the summit of Ben Nevis, gale warnings for ship owners and skippers were once transmitted to this distinctive Victorian building. Today, it is a serene B&B, with spacious bedrooms, many with stunning views of Loch Linnhe and the Ardgour Hills. Scottish breakfasts (porridge with a dash of whisky or lashings of cream; scrambled eggs with local smoked salmon) are served in a light-filled room overlooking tranquil gardens and the loch. A packed lunch may be pre-ordered; for early risers, a packed breakfast. The town is a short walk away.
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  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • child_friendly
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Kinnettles Hotel & Spa

Kinnettles Hotel & Spa

St. Andrews

In the town centre, a short walk from the university, castle, cathedral and beaches, a hotel in a small-scale baronial mansion with an air of understated luxury. Spacious modern suites, decorated in muted colours, have a seating area and a marble bathroom. Soft velvets and tweedy bar seating offsets wooden flooring and a metallic effect feature wall in the restaurant, which serves flavoursome a la carte or five-course tasting menus. The spa has a Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room, and offers a selection of relaxing massages and treatments.
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  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • child_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • golf
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The Albany Hotel

The Albany Hotel

St Andrews

Formed from two Georgian terraced houses, a friendly, well-situated hotel near the cathedral, shops and restaurants. Contrasting tartan fabrics add cheery colour to comfortable bedrooms, and to a cosy, fire-warmed sitting room and bar, which stocks a selection of whiskies and Scottish beer; snacks are available between 11 am and 11 pm. Scottish breakfasts are served in a pleasant dining room that opens onto a patio and lovely walled garden. Golf breaks.    
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  • wifi
  • garden
  • child_friendly
  • golf

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Last updated: August 17, 2022