Top 10 UK hotels for whisky lovers

There's nothing more joyful than a day spent walking around glorious countryside before returning for good food and better whiskey. Put the world to rights as you relax by a log fire or finish a sumptuous dinner with a dram (or two) - these are the inns, hotels and B&Bs that are a dream come true for whiskey lovers.
Fischer's at Baslow Hall, Baslow

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There's a Devon inn with around 240 whiskey variations - mainly malt and ever increasingly at cask strength, and a Manor House on the Speyside Malt Whisky Trail in Grantown-on-Spey. Spend a day on Scotland’s largest ski resort in Aberdeenshire, returning to log fires at a former hunting lodge turned B&B, relax by the fire and choose from more than 55 malt whiskies. It’s the perfect base for walkers, and of course, you can't visit Scotland without trying their own brand of porridge served with heather honey, cream and a dash of whiskey.

There's even award-winning hotels and Michelin star restaurants to visit, where the whiskey doesn't just come in a glass - there's even cinnamon whiskey ice cream to sample - ideal for a romantic weekend. One stay even takes you on a personalised tour of local distilleries. Whether you're looking for a quiet retreat or somewhere to celebrate a special occasion, raise a glass at these hotels and inns.

Top 10 hotels for whisky lovers

Top 10 UK hotels for whisky lovers

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The Peat Inn

The Peat Inn

Cupar

Alongside the highly praised menu, this hotel is a whisky geek’s paradise introducing newcomers and old hands alike to Scotch whiskies from their extensive list with enthusiastic knowledge.
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • wine
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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Fischer’s at Baslow Hall

Fischer’s at Baslow Hall

Baslow

In this Edwardian manor house whisky is put to a multitude of uses with foodie favourites that have included a smoked haddock and whisky chowder and a quince crumble tart with cinnamon whisky ice cream.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • conference_meeting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Culdearn House

Culdearn House

Grantown-on-Spey

On the Speyside Malt Whisky Trail, Culdearn House offers lovely walks and a list of fine malts and rare single-barrel casks to choose from.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • guest_house
  • parking
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • cycling
4
The Cross at Kingussie

The Cross at Kingussie

Kingussie

After dinner there’s an extensive menu of drinks and wines, and of course whisky, with a choice of around 40 malts including the nearby Dalwhinnie and Speyside distilleries. They also feature several whisky flights with tasting notes to further explore the national Scottish tipple.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • wifi
  • gourmet
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  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • horse_riding
  • cycling
  • foodie
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  • for_winelovers
  • veganfriendly
  • golf
  • child_friendly
5
Burt’s

Burt’s

Melrose

Food is casual, featuring traditional Scottish favourites with a modern twist, and with more than 90 malt whiskies available you’re spoiled for choice when it comes to something to wash it all down with!
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  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • fishing
  • garden
  • golf
  • good_value
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • cycling
  • weddings
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  • electric_charging_point
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Last updated: January 28, 2023