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The Airds Hotel

The Airds Hotel - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

PORT APPIN

‘Highly, highly recommended. We shall return.’ Much praise from a reader for this ‘wonderful little boutique hotel’ with ‘delightful’ views across Loch Linnhe and the Morvern mountains.
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Knockinaam Lodge

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PORTPATRICK

In the lea of the cliffs, overlooking a private beach on the rugged Galloway coast, Sian and David Ibbotson’s Victorian hunting lodge offers a great sense of escape.
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Glenfinnan House Hotel

Glenfinnan House Hotel - Three nights for Two Special Offer

FORT WILLIAM

Built for a veteran of Culloden and remodelled in Victorian times, Jane MacFarlane’s stone mansion stands in a breathtaking situation on the shores of Loch Shiel, with views of Ben Nevis and the Glenfinnan Monument.
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Trigony House

Trigony House - '3 Nights for the Price of 2' Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

THORNHILL

In springtime, the drive up to Jan and Adam Moore’s 18th-century former sporting lodge is ‘lined with young trees in blossom, bulbs everywhere’.
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Blackaddie House

Blackaddie House - Three for Two Special Offer

SANQUHAR

A scenic approach leads to ‘imaginative, well-cooked food’ and ‘especially comfortable bedrooms’ at this ‘lovely, small' restaurant-with-rooms’ in an area ripe with history and hiking routes.
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Argyll Hotel

Argyll Hotel - Three Night 25% Discount Special Offer

IONA

Iona Sound, frescoed with gently bobbing boats, provides a tranquil outlook for the row of crofters’ cottages that form this ‘amazing little hotel’.
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The Green Park

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PITLOCHRY

‘From the moment you pull up at this beautiful hotel, you are treated like royalty,’ writes a reader on a return visit to this Victorian country house on the shores of Loch Faskally.
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Forss House

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THURSO

Near the mainland’s northern tip, Ian and Sabine Richards’s Georgian mansion is surrounded by woodland and waterfall on the Forss river, a fishing hotspot.
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Douneside House

Douneside House - Autumn/Winter Luxury Break Special Offer

TARLAND

‘A beautiful location, lovely gardens, good food and friendly service – and a view from our room that was probably the best we have ever enjoyed.’
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Shieldaig Lodge

Shieldaig Lodge - Food Lover's Package

GAIRLOCH

‘Down a long single-track road, flanked by stone eagles at the gate,’ this Victorian hunting lodge stands in ‘a glorious setting’ by Loch Gairloch, ‘with enchanting views of cavorting seals’.
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Crinan Hotel

Crinan Hotel - Autumn and Winter Special Offer

CRINAN

‘What an amazing location! Seafood and sea views remain the two major draws at this ‘friendly, informal’ hotel in a ‘spectacular position’ where the Crinan canal meets the loch.
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Eddrachilles Hotel

Eddrachilles Hotel - 3 Nights Dinner, B&B from £505 per room

Scourie

In ‘a splendid location’, Fiona and Richard Trevor’s 18th-century church manse looks out at fishing boats bobbing on the water of a tranquil inlet.
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Rufflets

Rufflets - Mid-Week Break Special Offer

ST ANDREWS

Standing in a tranquil ‘elegant gardens’, this ‘extremely welcoming’, turreted 1920s mansion is owned by Mark and Christopher Forrester, grandsons of two of the original founders.
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The Dunstane Houses

The Dunstane Houses - 'Book Three Nights, Get Up to 30% off'' Special Offer

EDINBURGH

Heathery tones and tweedy fabrics bring a breath of fresh Orkney air to this family-run hotel in two Victorian villas just outside the city centre.
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Kinloch House

Kinloch House

BLAIRGOWRIE

‘So nice to come back here,’ writes a trusted reader, on returning to the Allen family’s creeper-covered Victorian country house on a hillside above a peaceful valley.
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Best family friendly hotels in Scotland

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Best family friendly hotels in Scotland

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Loch Leven Hotel

Loch Leven Hotel

Glencoe

At the foot of mighty Glencoe, a hotel with a gin distillery in the grounds. Family-run, the historic loch-side former ferry inn dates back to the time of Bonnie Prince Charlie, and has homely rooms, a choice of dining options, a well-stocked bar and stunning views.
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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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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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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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The Albany

The Albany

St Andrews

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