Scottish Country House Hotels
Ideal for Romantic Luxury Hotel Breaks

Ayrshire - Scottish Borders - Edinburgh area
Argyll / Loch Lomond - Perthshire
Aberdeenshire - Scottish Highlands & Islands


Glenapp Castle

Glenapp Castle
Ayrshire KA26 0NZ
Tel: +44 (0)1465 831212
Fax: +44 (0)1465 831000


Built in 1870, the castle offers a romantic, secluded retreat
set in 30 acres of private grounds including woodland, a walled garden,
all weather tennis court and croquet lawn.
Wireless Internet access throughout.
Winner of Romantic Hotel of the Year 2011 in the Scottish Hotel Awards.
Scottish Tourist Board 5 Star Gold award.

Accommodation is available on a Dinner, B&B basis
including 6 course Gourmet Dinner and Full Scottish Breakfast.
(Light Luncheon and Afternoon Tea are optional extras).
Frequent special offers.
Children welcome. Babysitting services available.

The castle can also be hired for exclusive use by parties of up to 34 guests.
Facilities for weddings, Scottish banquets and Burns Suppers,
whisky and wine tasting, ceilidhs and highland dancing.
Music and entertainment can be arranged.

Enjoy culinary excellence in the 2 elegant dining rooms.
Fresh herbs and fruit are used from the garden.
Michelin Star. AA 5 Red Stars and 4 Rosettes.
Scotland's Restaurant of the Year in the CIS Excellence Awards.
EatScotland Gold Award for outstanding food and service.
' Which?' Scotland’s Restaurant of the Year 2007.
Winner of Hotel of Beauty Award - 2009 Scottish Hotel Awards.
Hospitality Gold Medal, Fine Dining Award and
Hotel Chef Médaille d’Or (Adam Stokes) - 2012 Scottish Hotel Awards.

Luxury accommodation in 17 spacious and bright bedrooms and suites.
Each with ensuite bathroom, telephone, TV, VCR and CD player.
Individually decorated in traditional style with antiques, fine oil paintings, etc.
All have views of the gardens or across the Irish Sea
to Ailsa Craig, Arran and the Mull of Kintyre.

Golf, shooting, clay pigeon shooting, horse riding and fishing
can be arranged locally.
Located 15 miles north of Stranraer. Prestwick Airport 40 miles.
Culzean Castle 23 miles. Turnberry golf course 20 miles.
Glasgow 71 miles. Edinburgh 109 miles.

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Ayrshire hotel photo

Piersland House Hotel
Craigend Road
Ayrshire KA10 6HD


4 star country house hotel in 2 acres of landscaped gardens.
100 metres from the Royal Troon Golf Course.
1 mile from Troon railway station.
3 miles from Prestwick International Airport.

Elegantly furnished with many original features such as
wood carvings, leaded window panes, stone fireplaces.
Built by the renowned Scottish architect William Leiper.
Once home to grandson of Johnnie Walker
(founder of the famous Scotch whisky firm).

Magnificent oak panelled restaurant.
2 bars.

30 bedrooms with bath and/or shower,
each based on a malt whisky distillery or family.
All with satellite TV, direct-dial telephone, mini bar, tea/coffee.
Courtyard lodges / cottage suites also available.
24 hour room service.

B&B prices from £27.50 per person
Online booking.

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Scottish Borders

Roxburghe Hotel

The Roxburghe
Roxburghshire TD5 8JZ

Free wedding coordination service.
Maximum guest numbers are 120 in the main house
or in a marquee on the lawns.

Also available:
Corporate entertainment, facilities for meetings.


Country house hotel nestling in woodlands on the banks of the River Teviot.
On 50,000 acre estate (owned by the Duke of Roxburghe)
with 18 hole Championship Golf Course.
Only 1 hour's drive from Edinburgh and Newcastle.
Winner of the Scottish Country House Hotel of the Year 2005.
AA 4 Stars.

Health & Beauty salon (aromatherapy, steam room, etc.)
Spacious public rooms: Library, Drawing Room, Dining Room and Conservatory
with luxurious furnishings with traditional antiques.

22 luxury bedrooms including suites with 4 poster beds and log fires.
All include bathrobes and slippers, mineral water and a daily newspaper.
Many bedrooms individually designed by the Duchess herself.
Choice of double, twin and single rooms
(16 in the main house, 6 in the courtyard).
B&B prices from £67.50 per person.

Outdoor activities can be arranged including:
shooting for pheasant, partridge and grouse, golf,
clay pigeon shooting, archery, croquet, mountain biking.
Fly-fishing on the hotel's trout pond.
Salmon fishing on the River Tweed, Upper and Lower Floors.

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Edinburgh Area

Houston House photo

Macdonald Houston House
West Lothian EH52 6JS


Set in 20 acres of private gardens & woodlands.
The hotel comprises a 16th century tower house, country manor & steading.
Retaining its original character, it offers exclusivity and seclusion. Open fires.
Public rooms include the Great Hall, Library and Old Drawing Room.

Within easy reach of Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Less than 10 miles from Edinburgh Airport.
7 miles from Linlithglow and its ancient palace.
Close to Uphall Golf Course.

Award-winning restaurant with 2 AA Red Rosettes,
and vaulted bar with lounge bar menu.

Leisure Club and Beauty Spa with 18 metre swimming pool,
sauna, steam room, gym and beauty treatment rooms.
Outdoor tennis court.

Choice of 71 ensuite bedrooms
all with satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer, etc.
Executive rooms include fresh fruit, homemade shortbread,
chocolate, two half bottles of wine, bathrobes & slippers.
24-hour room service. Wi-Fi access.

B&B prices from £38.50 per person.
Child rates.
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Argyll / Loch Lomond


Colin and Christine Macpherson
Abbots Brae Hotel
West Bay
Dunoon PA23 7QJ
Tel: +44 (0)1369 705021
Fax: +44 (0)1369 701191
Freephone (UK only): 0800 500 3093


Family-run 4 star hotel ideal for romantic get-aways.
Secluded woodland garden setting with views over the Firth of Clyde.
1 mile from Dunoon town centre.
1 hour from Glasgow International Airport.
Ideal for exploring Cowal, Bute and Argyll.

2013 Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Awards:
one of 3 Scottish Hotels in the Top 25 for Service in the UK and
one of 5 Scottish Hotels in the Top 25 Best Small Hotels in the UK.
Restaurant with HotelReviewScotland Gold Plate Award, June 2009.
2nd Runner-up in Friendliest Hotel of the Year Award 2009.

8 spacious bedrooms, each themed around a local place.
All ensuite with toiletries, hospitality tray,
hairdryer, digital TV, radio, direct-dial telephone.
Choice of double, twin, luxurious 4-poster, king-size, family.
Free Wireless broadband Internet access.
Pets welcome.

Special romantic break packages available
with flowers, champagne and chocolates.
Activity breaks can include clay shooting,
quad bike trek, archery or a day's sailing.

Exclusive use can be arranged for family parties,
weddings and special occasions.

B&B from £47.50 per person (2 sharing).
Room only rates, and Dinner, B&B rates also available.
Discounts for stays of 2 or more nights.
Last minute deals always available.
View all special offers on web site.
Instant online booking.

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Stonefield Castle photo

Stonefield Castle Hotel
Argyll PA29 6YJ


Built in 1837 on the shores of Loch Fyne.
2 miles from the picturesque fishing village of Tarbert.
Set in 60 acres of woodland gardens
with a fine collection of Himalayan Rhododendrons.

Ideal for exploring Argyll & the Kintyre peninsula,
also the islands of Gigha, Islay, Arran, Bute.
Recommended by Conde Nast Johansens.

Award-winning restaurant with views over the gardens and Loch Fyne.
Wood panelled lounge bar. Room service available.

Choice of 32 ensuite bedrooms (single/double/twin)
with TV, telephone, tea/coffee, hairdryer.
B&B prices from £40 per person per night.
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De Vere Cameron House Hotel
Loch Lomond G83 8QZ


Exclusive 5 star hotel with deluxe accommodation & leisure facilities.
18th century baronial mansion
set on the shores of Loch Lomond in 100 acres of wooded parkland.
Conveniently located just 20 minutes from Glasgow Airport.

Complete leisure resort with a lagoon-style swimming pool,
spa & treatment rooms, steam room, saunas, plunge pool,
fully equipped gym, squash courts and snooker room.
Outdoor facilities include archery, tennis, quad biking,
4x4 off road driving, clay pigeon shooting, fishing, hawking.
Loch trips on the hotel's 46ft motor yacht.
Children's playroom & activity club. Creche.
2 golf courses (9-hole and 18 hole).
Choice of 3 restaurants with award-winning cuisine.

83 bedrooms all with ensuite bath/shower,
toiletries, bathrobes, slippers, hairdryer, telephone,
Sky TV, Ipod docking station, trouser press, tea/coffee, etc.
B&B prices from £54 per person.

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Hilton Dunkeld House Hotel & Country Club
Perthshire PH8 0HX


Elegant Edwardian country house hotel set on a private estate of 280 acres.
Originally built by the 7th Duke of Atholl as a summer home for his wife.
One the most luxurious resort hotels in Scotland.
Features include wood paneling, stone fireplace and ornate furnishings.
Panoramic views over the Tay Valley.
Situated 12 miles north of Perth.

Health and Leisure Club with swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym.
Health and beauty treatments.
Clay pigeon shooting, 4x4 offroad driving, archery, mountain biking,
all weather tennis courts, volleyball, croquet, 9 hole putting course.

Garden Restaurant overlooking the River Tay.
Bar lounge. Room service. WiFi.

Choice of 150 bedrooms including deluxe rooms and suites.
All rooms have TV, on-demand movies, hairdryer, trouser press.

B&B prices from £50 per person.
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Ardoe House
South Deeside Road
Aberdeen AB12 5YP


Luxury country retreat in a 19th century mansion house
(inspired by Balmoral Castle).
Set in 30 acres of parkland with magnificent views across the River Dee.
Located 3 miles outside Aberdeen.

Leisure Club & Spa with pool, sauna, steam room, whirlpool bath, gym,
beauty salons and tennis courts.
Restaurant with AA red rosette. AA 4 stars.
Lounge bar with bar meals.
Whisky bar and drawing room with open fires.
Carved staircases, fireplaces & wood panelling.

109 individually styled, spacious bedrooms
with antique furnishings, TV, WiFi,
telephone, hairdryer. 24-hour room service.

B&B prices from £50 per person.
Online booking


Hotel in Aberdeenshire

Loch Kinord Hotel
near Ballater
Royal Deeside
Aberdeenshire AB34 5JY


Personally run country hotel built in the late 1800's.
Scottish Tourist Board 3 Stars.
Set in lovely countryside between Ballater and Aboyne
in the heart of Royal Deeside. 35 miles from Aberdeen.
Member of Scotland's Personal Hotels.
Ideal for golf, fishing, hill walking, shooting, stalking,
ski-ing, off-road driving.

Popular restaurant, lounge, whisky bar & log fires.
AA Red Rosette award for excellent cuisine.
Facilities for weddings and conferences.

19 ensuite bedrooms: single, double, twin, family rooms.
All with telephone, satellite TV, trouser press,
hairdryer, iron/ironing board, tartan fabrics.
Free WiFi Internet access.
Ground floor rooms available.
Honeymoon suite with 4-poster, lounge and whirlpool bath.

B&B prices from £40 per person.

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Hotel in Aberdeenshire

Hilton Grand Vacations at Craigendarroch Suites
Braemar Road
Aberdeenshire AB35 5XA

Hilton Grand Vacations at Craigendarroch Suites

Country house & family resort set on the edge of Ballater
near the River Dee. 8 miles from Balmoral Castle.
A year-round mountain getaway.

Oak panelled hallway and library.
Elegant restaurant. Lounge bar with log fire.

Leisure facilities include 2 swimming pools, spa bath, sauna,
steam room, fitness suite, games room, snooker, squash, tennis courts.
Health and beauty spa.
Children's adventure playground, activity club during school holidays.

45 bedrooms & suites with TV, telephone, hairdryer, iron,
clock radio, tea/cofee. On-demand movies. Free WiFi.
Deluxe bedrooms have a balcony with mountain views.

B&B prices from £52 per person.
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Scottish Highlands & Islands

Ackergill Tower photo

Ackergill Tower
Caithness KW1 4RG

Ackergill Tower
15th century castle right by the sea.
20 minutes from John o' Groats
Free collection from Wick Airport (2 miles).
17 individually designed bedrooms in the tower.
Additional accommodation in cottages in the grounds.
Bedrooms have sea views, TV, hairdryer, bathrobes,
slippers, toiletries, etc.
Free Wifi, spa treatments, billiards room,
croquet lawn, fishing lake, shooting, archery, etc.
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Donald MacCallum
Glengarry Castle Hotel
Invergarry PH35 4HW
Tel: +44(0)1809 501254
Fax: +44(0)1809 501207
Glengarry Castle Hotel

Victorian country house hotel.
Personally run by the McCallum family for 50 years.
Great comfort in a friendly & relaxing atmosphere.
Oil paintings, log fires, pine panelling.
Afternoon tea served 2pm - 5pm.

Set in 60 acres of grounds on the shores of Loch Oich.
7 miles south of Loch Ness & Fort Augustus.
Between Fort William (25 miles) & Inverness (40 miles).

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Stars.
AA 3 Stars & 1 Rosette.
Highly recommended cuisine.
HotelReviewScotland Readers' Award 2008.
Country House Hotel of the Year 2010,
Hotel of Relaxation 2011,
Winner of Hospitality Gold Medals in 2010 and 2013,
Country House Hotel of the Year in the Highlands 2013,
Hotel Of Charm Class Winner 2014
in The Scottish Hotel Awards.

26 bedrooms: 14 double, 8 twin, 2 single, 2 family.
All with ensuite bath/shower room, digital TV,
telephone, radio, hairdryer, tea/coffee, etc.
Deluxe bedrooms available with four poster & loch views.
All rooms are individually furnished.
Free WiFi access.

B&B from £57.50 per person
Dinner, B&B from £86.50 per person.
Discounts on D,B&B stays over 2 nights.
Single supplement. Child rates.
Open 20 March - 1 November 2015.

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Inverlochy Castle Hotel
Fort William PH33 6SN
Inverlochy Castle Hotel

Luxury 5 star country house hotel close to Ben Nevis.
Just 4 miles north of Fort William.
Luxury Hotel of the Year 2011 in the Scottish Hotel Awards.
Highlands Regional Winner of Restaurant of the Year 2014.
Recommended by Condé Nast Johansens.

17 rooms & suites with views of the grounds and mountains.
Room facilities include telephone, TV, CD player, radio, Wi-Fi, etc.
Restaurant with AA 3 red Rosettes and 1 Michelin Star.
24 hour room service.
Walled garden, snooker, tennis, loch fishing, clay pigeon shooting, falconry.

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Anne Gracie & Ken Gunn
Toravaig House Hotel
Knock Bay
Isle of Skye IV44 8RE

Hoteliers of the Year 2011
in the Scottish Hotel Awards.

Toravaig House Hotel

Multi award-winning, luxury contemporary Scottish country house hotel.
Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Small Hotel.
Hospitality Gold Medal - 2012 Scottish Hotel Awards.
Winner of Island Hotel of the Year 2013 & 2014.
Breakfast Quality Special Commendation in 2011.
Highlands and Islands Restaurant of the Year 2009/10.
EATScotland Silver Award from Visit Scotland.
Chef Médaille d'Or for Dinner Excellence 2009.

Beautifully decorated and furnished. Personally run.
Set in 2 acres of grounds in an elevated position with magnificent views.
Breathtaking sunsets often seen.
Situated in southern Skye. 16 miles from the Skye Bridge.
5 minutes drive from Armadale (ferry from Mallaig).
Day sailings available on the hotel's yacht (extra charge)

Drawing room with open fire.
Restaurant open for morning coffee, lunch, afternoon teas and dinner.
Daily changing dinner menu. Fresh local produce. AA 2 red rosettes.

The hotel is licensed for weddings with facilities for 2 - 25 people.
Exclusive use of the hotel can be arranged.
Weddings can also held on the hotel's luxury yacht.

9 double bedrooms - all individually designed
with ensuite shower (some also have a bath),
Sky TV, WiFi, radio, toiletries, bathrobes,
hairdryer, hospitality tray, bottled water.

B&B prices from £100 per person.
Dinner, B&B rates available.
Special offers throughout the year.
Open for Christmas and New Year.
Instant online booking.

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Culloden House Hotel
Inverness IV2 7BZ

Culloden House Hotel

Magnificent Georgian country house dating from the 1700s.
First class service. Ideal for romantic breaks.
Tranquil setting in 45 acres of elegant lawns and parklands.
Headquarters for Bonnie Prince Charlie before the Battle of Culloden.
Inverness city centre 4 miles. Inverness Airport 3 miles.

Public rooms include drawing room, dining room, library bar.
Elegant furnishings, antiques, crystal chandeliers & open fires.
Renowned for superb dining, fine wines and malts.
Inverness Hotel of the Year 2009. VisitScotland 4 Stars.
Conde Nast Traveler Gold List 2011 - No. 1 Hotel in Scotland.
Voted as one of the top 60 UK restaurants by the Guardian newspaper
and one of the top 200 European Golfing Hotels.
Facilities for corporate events, conferences, weddings.
Tailor-made golf packages, shooting breaks, fishing
and chauffeur-driven sightseeing tours can be arranged.
Sauna, croquet, walled garden and all-weather tennis court.

Choice of 28 lavishly furnished bedrooms
(many with 4 poster beds)
All with private bath, shower, digital TV,
telephone, trouser press, hairdryer, tea/coffee, free WiFi.

B&B prices from £60 per person (2 sharing)
Instant online booking.
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Sonia and William Marshall
Culdearn House
Woodlands Terrace
Grantown on Spey PH26 3JU
Tel: +44 (0)1479 872106
Fax: +44 (0)1479 873641
Culdearn House

Formerly the country home of the Earl of Seafield's family.
Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Small Hotel
in the heart of the Spey Valley.
Renowned for its warm hospitality.
Personally run hotel with intimate atmosphere.
Ideal for romantic breaks or special celebrations.
Recommended in Alastair Sawday's Special Places to Stay
and The Good Hotel Guide 2014.
A Karen Brown Reader Discovery Property.
Member of Britain's Finest.
Member of the VisitScotland Welcome Schemes
for Walkers, Cyclists, Anglers, Fieldsports.
13 miles from Aviemore. 35 miles south of Inverness.

Fine dining with candlelit tables, log fire & attentive service.
Daily changing menus. AA Red Rosette. Taste Our Best award.
Recommended in Wendy Barrie's Scottish Food Guide.
Lounge with wood panelling and luxurious furnishings.
Selection of 60 malt whiskies (some rare) with tasting notes.
Whisky Tasting weekends can be arranged.

Choice of 6 bedrooms (kingsize, double, twin, single).
All with en-suite facilities, toiletries,
Freeview TV, radio/alarm, hairdryer, refreshment tray.
Free Wi-Fi Broadband Internet access.
For special celebrations, flowers, chocolates,
champagne and/or a piper can be arranged.

B&B prices from £65 per person.
Dinner, B&B rates.
Discounts for stays of 7 or more nights.
Exclusive use (min 2 nights for 10 - 12 people).
Credit cards accepted.
Instant online booking.
Open all year.
No smoking.
Special offers

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Kincraig Castle Hotel photo

Kincraig Castle Hotel
IV18 0LF

Kincraig Castle Hotel

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Country House Hotel
with grounds and extensive views towards the Cromarty Firth.
Once the family seat of the Mackenzie clan.
Built in the early 1800s.
AA 4 Stars & 2 red rosettes.
Elegant restaurant, lounge and bar.
Choice of dining in the bar or restaurant.
Conveniently situated on the main A9 road near Invergordon.
25 miles north of Inverness. 20 miles south of Dornoch.
Recommended by Condé Nast Johansens & Michelin guide.

Choice of 15 indivually styled ensuite bedrooms.
All with satellite TV, controllable heating, hairdryer,
tea & coffee, toiletries. Free WiFi.
24 hour room service.
B&B prices from £40 per person (2 sharing).

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