View map

Walking hotels in Scotland

1
Special offer
Argyll Hotel

Argyll Hotel - Three Night 25% Discount Special Offer

Isle of Iona

Iona Sound, frescoed with gently bobbing boats, provides a tranquil outlook for the row of crofters’ cottages that form this ‘amazing little hotel’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • view
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
2
Special offer
The Airds Hotel

The Airds Hotel - 15% Discount Luxury Autumn Break 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.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • view
  • activities
  • wi-fi
3
Special offer
Knockinaam Lodge

Knockinaam Lodge - Gourmet Weekend Special Offer - 23rd & 24th November 2018

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.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • historic
  • gourmet
  • view
  • wi-fi
  • seaside
  • fishing
  • golf
  • child_friendly
25% voucher
4
Special offer
Eddrachilles Hotel

Eddrachilles Hotel - 3 Nights Dinner, B&B from £450 per room

Lairg

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.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • historic
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
10% discount voucher
5
Special offer
The Green Park

The Green Park - Free Theatre Ticket Special Offer

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.
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • disabled
  • exceptional_value
  • walking
  • wine
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
6
Special offer
Glenfinnan House Hotel

Glenfinnan House Hotel - Three nights for Two Special Offer

Glenfinnan

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.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • country_house
  • honeymoon
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher
7
Special offer
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’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
8
Special offer
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.’
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
9
Special offer
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’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • wi-fi
  • historic
  • country_house
Upgrade voucher
10
Special offer
The Dunstane Houses

The Dunstane Houses - 'Book Three Nights, Get One Free' 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.
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • walking
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
10% discount voucher Upgrade voucher
11
Special offer
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.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
  • wi-fi
  • seaside
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
12
Special offer
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.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • view
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
13
Special offer
Glenapp Castle

Glenapp Castle - Seven nights for the price of six 'seventh heaven' special offer

Ballantrae

Mellow sandstone battlements, turrets and towers are revealed only at the final turn of the ‘lengthy’ drive through the ‘vibrant, meticulously tended’ grounds of Paul and Poppy Szkiler’s 19th-century baronial pile.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • historic
  • spa
  • wi-fi
Upgrade voucher
14
Balcary Bay Hotel

Balcary Bay Hotel

Auchencairn

‘A haven of tranquillity and quiet comfort’, Graeme Lamb’s ‘well-run’ hotel stands in ‘a wonderful setting’ on the shore, looking across the Solway Firth to the Lake District hills.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • view
  • disabled
15
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.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • wi-fi
  • parking
16
The Colonsay

The Colonsay

Colonsay

On an island of white-sand beaches and rocky inlets (human population 135; seals, otters and eagles unnumbered), Jane and Alex Howard’s 18th-century inn sits at the centre of village life, with quiz nights and live music.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • view
  • bird_watching
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher Upgrade voucher
17
Jura Hotel

Jura Hotel

Craighouse

In ‘a fabulous location on one of the wildest, least-developed of all Scottish islands’, the McCallum family’s whitewashed pub, restaurant and hotel is the place to eat on Jura.
  • walking
  • wi-fi
  • child_friendly
18
Killiecrankie Hotel

Killiecrankie Hotel

Killiecrankie

‘As excellent as ever.’ Regular guests were ‘delighted to report’ this year that this ‘wonderful’ 1840s dower house at the gateway to the Highlands ‘remains unchanged’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • wi-fi
  • country_house
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
19
Viewfield House

Viewfield House

Portree

‘More home than hotel’, the Macdonalds’ ‘fabulous’ Victorian country house brims with family history and aristocratic fixtures.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
  • country_house
20
The Foveran

The Foveran

St Ola

A passion for all things Orcadian infuses this ‘delightful’ and ‘welcoming’ restaurant-with-rooms overlooking Scapa Flow and the southern Orkney islands.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • seaside
  • wi-fi
21
Kilcamb Lodge

Kilcamb Lodge

Strontian

Amid its own grounds of lawn and woodland, on the shores of Loch Sunart, Sally and David Ruthven-Fox run a welcoming small hotel.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
22
Tiroran House

Tiroran House

Tiroran

‘A gem of a hotel’ in ‘a beautiful situation, with a view of the loch and the occasional eagle overhead’, Laurence and Katie Mackay’s Victorian country house delighted readers again this year.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
23
Scarista House

Scarista House

Scarista

It’s worth driving the long road to Scarista House, with its ‘well-deserved reputation for excellent feasting’ and ‘one of Britain’s most extraordinary locations’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • view
  • seaside
  • gourmet
  • wi-fi
24
The Dower House

The Dower House

Muir of Ord

‘What a gem!’ Robyn and Mena Aitchison, the ‘charming’ owners, run this ‘extremely pleasant small B&B’ with ‘wonderful hospitality.’
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • b&b
  • wi-fi
  • child_friendly
25
Burrastow House

Burrastow House

Walls

In ‘an extraordinarily beautiful location’ on Shetland’s wild West coast, ‘charming, unobtrusive host’ Pierre Dupont runs his guest house on informal lines.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • view
  • garden
  • guest_house
  • wi-fi