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Best family friendly hotels in Scotland

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Killiecrankie Hotel

Killiecrankie Hotel - '30% off Third Night' Special Offer

Pitlochry

‘Strongly endorsed’ by trusted readers on a return visit, this ‘wonderful’ whitewashed 1840s dower house at the end of a tree-lined drive displays ‘impressive, unchanging excellence’.
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Glenfinnan House Hotel

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Fort William

In one of the most dramatic settings of any UK hotel, Jane MacFarlane’s 18th-century-cum-Victorian mansion stands against a backdrop of woodland and mountain, overlooking Loch Shiel.
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Blackaddie House

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Sanquhar

Sweet flows Rabbie Burns’s beloved River Nith, past the garden of an old manse that the poet knew well. Owned by Jane and Ian McAndrew, it is swept up from the Shortlist on a wave of reader approval.
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Bunchrew House

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Inverness

‘A wonderful experience.’ Back in the Guide after rave reviews, this handsome 17th-century mansion gazes across Beauly Firth.
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Trigony House

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Thornhill

In mature woodland and gardens, Jan and Adam Moore’s relaxed and pet-friendly Scottish country house hotel is in an 18th-century former sporting lodge.
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The Dunstane Houses

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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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  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • baby-friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
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  • garden
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
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Argyll Hotel

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Iona

‘Being here makes even a committed atheist feel holy,’ wrote a reader after a visit to Iona and a stay at this hotel, occupying a row of crofters’ cottages.
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The Green Park

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Pitlochry

Bright gardens, dotted with sculptures, and a sweep of lawns tumble down to a private lochside terrace from this Victorian country house, where many thoughtful touches ‘set the hotel apart’.
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  • fishing
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Shieldaig Lodge

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Gairloch

Stone eagles mark your arrival at the gates of Nick and Charlotte Dent’s ‘impressive’ Victorian hunting lodge, down a single-track road, its lawns lapped by Loch Gairloch.
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Cringletie House

Cringletie House - Complimentary Dinner Special Offer

Peebles

A ‘little jewel’ in a secluded setting, this small baronial mansion is enveloped by sweeping manicured lawns within acres of woodland.
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Rufflets

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St Andrews

One of Scotland’s first country house hotels, the turreted 1920s mansion in tranquil, ‘elegant gardens’ is owned by Mark and Christopher Forrester, grandsons of two of the original founders.
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Forss House

Forss House - Luxury 'Petaway' Special Offer

Thurso

‘Scottish country house living on a grand scale.’ Near the mainland’s northern tip, this Georgian mansion is surrounded by woodland and waterfall on the Forss river, a fishing hot spot.
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Kinloch House

Kinloch House

Blairgowrie

‘Our stay was a treat from start to finish.’ ‘We cannot speak too highly of it.’ Our readers are impressed by the hospitality at the Allen family’s traditional Scottish country house hotel set amid woods and parkland.
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  • fishing
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More best family friendly hotels in Scotland

Best family friendly hotels in Scotland

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Tiroran House
Tiroran House, Isle of Mull
‘A wonderful and special place from which to explore this magical island.’
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  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
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  • view

Hotels not in the Guide that you may want to consider

Best family friendly hotels in Scotland

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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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  • exceptional_value
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  • historic
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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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  • vegan-friendly
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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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  • vegetarian_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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  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • child_friendly
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  • 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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  • garden
  • child_friendly
  • golf

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Last updated: December 16, 2019