‘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’.
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’.
A lofty glass-fronted, cedar-beamed extension creates a cathedral of light, drawing visitors to this B&B in a former surgeon's house set amid two acres of gardens and woodland on the fringe of the Highlands.
‘A real centre of hospitality.’ Trusted Guide readers visiting Struan and Louise Lothian’s small hotel were impressed this year by the ‘attentive but never intrusive service, and superb meals’.
A contemporary Arts and Crafts-style house, in large grounds on the edge of a conservation village, is home to Ann and Alf Berry’s ‘tranquil’ B&B.
‘An ideal place to relax,’ writes a reader after a 2019 visit to Alice and Jade Calliva’s 18th-century coaching inn turned rustic-chic hotel with a ‘wonderful lochside setting.’
You can tour the Edradour distillery in bustling Pitlochry – but why bother? Guests staying at Martin and Heather Walls’s ‘blissfully remote’ Georgian house can start the day with a nip of the whisky in their porridge, or sip a tot while relaxing with a book by the wood-burning stove.
‘Hill walking from the door, yet walkable into town’, this secluded white-painted Victorian mansion is in a ‘delightful setting’ on the outskirts of Pitlochry.