Accommodation in Scotland
for Large Groups / Families
and Corporate Functions including Conferences

On this page:
Large Properties for Self Catering
Venues for Conferences / Private Events / Exclusive Use

Also see Holiday Parks with Log Cabins, Lodges, etc.

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LARGE PROPERTIES FOR SELF CATERING

ISLE OF SKYE
LA BERGERIE
Large house with panoramic views on the Waternish Peninsula overlooking the village of Stein, north-west Skye. Sleeps up to 8 in 4 bedrooms. 2 ground floor bedrooms and bathrooms specially designed for wheelchair access. 2 bedrooms upstairs (1 twin & 1 double), plus bathroom with bath & shower. Living/dining room with open fire, kitchen, garden, patio, BBQ. Free Wi-Fi access. Set on croft with Hebridean sheep. Dunvegan 8 miles. Portree 25 miles. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Stars.

ISLE OF MULL
ISLE OF MULL COTTAGES
Choice of well equipped holiday properties on the east coast of Mull, each with their own character. Large secluded houses with 4 or 5 bedrooms. Traditional country cottages with 2 - 4 bedrooms. 1 and 2 bedroom apartments in Tobermory. Ideal for exploring Mull and spotting wildlife such as red deer, wild goats, seals, sea eagles. Fishing is available on some estates. Short breaks available off season.

ISLE OF HARRIS
BAYHEAD
Large, well-equipped bungalow in a peaceful setting beside the sea. Can be let as a 5-bedroom house or as 3-bedroom house and 2-bedroom flat. Washing machine, tumble drier, fridge freezer, cooker, microwave, Freeview satellite TV, DVD, VCR, hi-fi, Free Wireless Broadband access, telephone, books & games. Garden furniture & barbecue. Ideal retreat for walking, fishing, bird watching. Situated in the Bays, an area with otters and golden eagles. 3 miles from Rodel. Special winter rates and short breaks.

No. 5
For 30 persons. Accommodation & activities for large family, group or corporate events.

AVIEMORE & CAIRNGORMS
AVIEMORE HOUSE
Luxury 5 star quality new house situated within the Rothiemurchus Estate a short walk from the centre of Aviemore at the foot of the Cairngorm Mountains. Sleeps 10 - 14. Ideal for families. Spacious lounge with real fire. Large modern kitchen/dining room. Satellite TV, DVD, WiFi, etc. Sun room. Substantial grounds. Free golf. Table tennis, boules, table football. Wheelchair access. Underfloor heating.

INVERNESS AREA / LOCH NESS
TORDARROCH WING
Self-contained wing for 8 people in large new country house. 9 miles south of Inverness. 10 minutes drive to Loch Ness. 3 double bedrooms (with kingsize sleigh beds), 1 twin bedroom, 3 bathrooms. Luxury accommodation with lots of special extras including hot tub, satellite TV in all rooms. 12 acres of private grounds with fishing lakes, boating, trampoline, swings, badminton, anti-midge machine. 30 minutes from Aviemore and the Cairngorm mountains for winter skiing.

HILLOCKHEAD HOLIDAY COTTAGES
Choice of properties with panoramic sea views of the Moray Firth. Set in 160 acres on the south coast of the Black Isle. Cromarty 7 miles. Inverness 20 miles. Ideal for spotting dolphins, golden eagles, etc. Choice of high quality cottages with 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms. 4-bedroom farmhouse (sleeps 8-10) with hot tub. Extensive lawned play areas. Outdoor & indoor games equipment. Footpath to a nearby secluded beach with fossils. Dogs welcome.

ACKRON SELF CATERING
Large new house in 2 acres of grounds on a working farm. Nairn 4 miles. Inverness 14 miles. Stunning views of the Cawdor hills & distant mountains. Beautifully furnished and well equipped. 5 bedrooms sleeping 8-9 people. Kitchen, large sitting room with open log fire, dining/family room. 2 TVs, VCR, games console. Pool table & table tennis. Garden. 3-tee mini-target golf course.

THE COVENANTERS' CHALET
Accommodation for 8 people set in the grounds of an historic inn with restaurant and bar near Auldearn. 2 miles from beaches at Nairn. 9 miles from Inverness Airport. 4 bedrooms (2 double, 1 single, 1 triple), bathroom, WC, conservatory / dining room, lounge, fully equipped kitchen, private garden. Ideal for families. Online availability calendar.

FIFE
KILCONQUHAR CASTLE ESTATE
Range of accommodation in castle suites, villas and historic cottages (2, 3 and 4 bedrooms). Set in 130 acres of woodlands & landscaped gardens near Elie, 15 minutes from St Andrews. Leisure facilities include pool, games hall, table tennis, saunas, snooker room, children's play area, gym, badminton, games room, tennis, bike hire, adventure playpark, putting greens, driving range, trampoline, horse riding, health & beauty treatments, Kid's Club. Bistro and formal Restaurant.

SCOTTISH BORDERS
HOSCOTE HOUSE & ESTATE COTTAGES
Secluded 19th century country house on 450-acre estate in Borthwick Water valley. Scottish Tourist Board 5 Star Exclusive Use Venue. Sleeps 18 in 9 bedrooms (double/twin). Spacious drawing room, elegant dining room, tartan snug, fully equipped large kitchen, utility room, office with computer, conservatory. Sauna, fitness room & outdoor hot tub. Games room with pool table. Walking, fishing, mountain biking, clay pigeon shooting are all available nearby. Hawick 7 miles. Jedburgh 22 miles. Moffat 40 miles. Ideal for weddings, house parties, family holidays. 3 estate cottages also available for a further 15 people in total.

SPEYSIDE
HILLVIEW
Luxury cottage in Glenlivet (Cairngorms National Park) with countryside views. Previously part of the Glenlivet Whisky Distillery. Furnished to a high standard. Sleeps up to 12 with 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 lounges, dining room, kitchen, utility room. Facilities include 2 TVs, range cooker, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge / freezer, WiFi access. Pets welcome. 30 minutes from Aviemore & Royal Deeside. The Lecht ski resort 20 minutes. Moray coast 20 minutes. Ideal for fishing, walking, cycling, horse riding, wildlife watching, exploring distilleries, castles, etc.

PERTHSHIRE
SELF CATERING AT CRIEFF HYDRO
Wide range of properties on the 900 acre estate of the Crieff Hydro situated 17 miles from Perth. 4-star cottages (3 bedrooms, sleeping 6) and 3-star chalets (2 bedrooms, sleeping 4 - 6). Instant online booking. Facilities include restaurants, beauty salon, gym and fitness suite, indoor heated pool, spa bath, sauna, steam room, tennis, squash, badminton, 18-hole golf course, crazy golf course, horse riding, off-road driving, quad bikes, archery, climbing wall, cinema. Family entertainment. Creche. Children's Club with free childcare.

THE FOUR SEASONS HOTEL
1800s house in spectacular situation overlooking Loch Earn. Winner of 'Good for the Soul Award 2008' in the HotelReviewScotland awards. 3 stars. 12 ensuite bedrooms with TV, telephone, hairdryer, CD player. 2 restaurants with AA 2 Red Rosettes. 6 chalets and 1 apartment also available. Ideal for visiting the Trossachs & Loch Katrine. Callander 21 miles. Crieff 13 miles. Loch Tay 13 miles. Perth 30 miles.

FORT WILLIAM / GLENCOE
THE LOGS
Just 3 miles from Fort William. Beautiful log house with panoramic views of Ben Nevis. 6 bedrooms, sleeps 10 people. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Stars. Spacious lounge with wood burning stove, TV, VCR, DVD, payphone, dining room, kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine, tumble drier, water purification unit. Virtual tour online. Short breaks available November - January. Ideal for groups/families. Credit cards accepted.

LAPWRING RISE
Spacious detached bungalow on a working croft at Banavie, 4 miles from Fort William. Stunning views of Ben Nevis. Sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms (1 double, 2 twin, 1 single). Shower room & bathroom, living room, dining room, kitchen, utility room. Satellite TV, DVD, CD, electric cooker, microwave, wshing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, freezer. Enclosed lawned garden. Pets welcome. No smoking.

GLENCOE INDEPENDENT HOSTEL
Choice of accommodation available per night or per week. Log cabin (sleeps 2 - 3) with triple bunk bed (single top & double below), kitchenette, shower room & TV. Alpine Bunkhouse (sleeps up to 16) with 3 heated bedrooms, showers, WCs and communal area for dining, relaxing and cooking. 4 static caravans (each with 2 bedrooms) - available from Easter to end October. Hostel (sleeps up to 26) with 4 heated bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen, dining room, lounge with open log fire, showers & WCs. Located midway between Glencoe Village and the Clachaig Inn. The site includes a small shop, laundry (service wash), drying room, Internet terminals and plenty of car parking. 15 miles south of Fort William.



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VENUES FOR CONFERENCES / PRIVATE EVENTS / EXCLUSIVE USE
(CASTLES & HOTELS)

SCOTTISH BORDERS
HOSCOTE HOUSE
Secluded 19th century country house on 450-acre estate in Borthwick Water valley. Scottish Tourist Board 5 Star Exclusive Use Venue. Sleeps 18 in 9 bedrooms (double/twin). Spacious drawing room, elegant dining room, tartan snug, fully equipped large kitchen, utility room, office with computer, conservatory. Sauna, fitness room & outdoor hot tub. Games room with pool table. Walking, fishing, mountain biking, clay pigeon shooting are all available nearby. Hawick 7 miles. Jedburgh 22 miles. Moffat 40 miles. Full catering and housekeeping can provided. Ideal for weddings, house parties, family holidays. 3 estate cottages also available as additional accommodation for guests.

GLASGOW
CITY INN GLASGOW
Top 5 Best UK Hotels Guardian/Observer Travel Awards 2004. Located on the riverside next to the SECC & Glasgow Science Centre. 5 minute taxi ride from train stations. Award-winning cuisine and bar. Exclusive use of gym. 24-hour room service. 164 contemporary ensuite bedrooms. 3 stars. Facilities for meetings.

INVERNESS / HIGHLANDS
LOCH NESS LODGE
Luxurious 5 star accommodation in an intimate lodge overlooking Loch Ness. Available on an exclusive-use basis for corporate events, house parties, private celebrations or small weddings. Family run with a professional, friendly team. 7 spacious individually designed bedrooms. Spa with hot tub and sauna and therapy area. Scottish Tourist Board 5 Star Gold Award. Outdoor activities, whisky tasting or distillery tours can be arranged for you. Inverness 10 miles.

INCH HOTEL
3 star, family-run hotel with extensive grounds overlooking Loch Ness, just outside Fort Augustus. 14 ensuite bedrooms with flat screen Freeview TV/DVD, hairdryer, etc. Wifi. Whisky bar and restaurant with AA Rosette. Exclusive use of hotel for groups of 20 - 32. Ideal for family celebrations, corporate hospitality & stag/hen parties. Activities can include paintballing, clay pigeon shooting, fishing, mini Highland Games, etc. Special packages can include a boat trip on Loch Ness, distillery visit, minibus tour, Scottish piper, etc. Bike hire and motorboat hire are also available. Fort William 33 miles. Inverness 34 miles.

DUNOON / CLYDE
ABBOTS BRAE HOTEL
4 star family-run hotel in Dunoon in secluded woodland garden setting with views over the Firth of Clyde. Winner of 2013 Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Awards. 8 themed bedrooms including luxurious four-poster and king-size, all with toiletries, hairdryer, TV, radio, direct-dial telephone, etc. Wireless broadband Internet access. Restaurant. Special romantic breaks available with champagne and chocolates. "VIP" packages and activity breaks with clay shooting, sailing, archery or quad bikes. Ideal for exploring Cowal, Bute and Argyll. Available for weddings, exclusive use, murder mystery parties.

AYRSHIRE
GLENAPP CASTLE
5 star fairytale romantic hideaway with 30 acres of private grounds. Accommodation on a Dinner, B&B basis or you can hire the castle for exclusive use. 17 luxury bedrooms and suites. Views across the Irish Sea to Ailsa Craig, Arran and the Mull of Kintyre. Michelin Star. Romantic Hotel of the Year in the 2011 Scottish Hotel Awards. Located 15 miles north of Stranraer. Prestwick Airport 40 miles. Culzean Castle 23 miles. Turnberry golf course 20 miles. Golf, shooting, horse riding and fishing. Facilities for weddings, Scottish banquets, etc.

EDINBURGH AREA
DUNDAS CASTLE
Historic castle available for exclusive hire for weddings, receptions, banqueting, corporate entertainment, conferences, team building, film shoots, etc. Set in 1000-acre grounds near South Queensferry, only 8 miles from Edinburgh. Scottish Tourist Board 5 Stars. 14 luxury bedrooms, log fires, drawing room, library, Auld Keep with Great Hall and 15th century Stag Chamber. Licensed for religious and civil wedding ceremonies.

ABERDEENSHIRE / SPEYSIDE
DRUMTOCHTY CASTLE
19th century castle in a wild woodland glen, 30 miles south of Aberdeen. Stonehaven 12 miles. Complete privacy and total luxury - available for private celebrations, corporate events and weddings. Beauty salon. Clay pigeon shooting, quad biking, fishing on private trout lochs, herd of bison on the estate. Golf nearby. Accommodation for 22 + 58 people.

CASTLE HOTEL
Family-run retreat set in 7 acres of parkland bordered by the River Deveron at Huntly. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Country House Hotel. Once home to the Dukes of Gordon. Stylish bedrooms & suites, restaurant with panoramic views, wood-panelled whisky bar lounge with fireplace, piano lounge and elegant ballroom. Private helipad. Free WiFi. Recommended in Stevensons Good Hotel & Food Book 2011. Available for exclusive use, weddings, private functions and conferences. Aberdeen 37 miles. Ballater 36 miles. Elgin 27 miles.

PERTHSHIRE
CRIEFF HYDRO
140 year old independently-run, 4-star hotel. 17 miles from Perth. Scottish Family Hotel of the Year 2011. Family Resort Hotel of the Year - 2012 Scottish Hotel Awards. 213 ensuite bedrooms & luxury suites. Choice of restaurants, bar, brasserie, bistro & coffee shop. Evening entertainment. Child care facilities. Indoor swimming pools, sauna, steam room, beauty salon, gym. 900 acre estate with 18-hole golf course, crazy golf course, horse riding, off-road driving, quad bikes, etc.

THE FOUR SEASONS HOTEL
1800s house in spectacular situation overlooking Loch Earn. Winner of 'Good for the Soul Award 2008' in the HotelReviewScotland awards. 3 stars. 12 ensuite bedrooms with TV, telephone, hairdryer, CD player. 2 restaurants with AA 2 Red Rosettes. Frequent special offers, golf packages, gourmet wine tasting weekends, romantic breaks, painting holidays, guided walking breaks, garden tours, etc. Child discounts. Pets welcome. Facilities for weddings, conferences, etc. 6 chalets and 1 apartment also available. Ideal for visiting the Trossachs & Loch Katrine. Callander 21 miles. Crieff 13 miles. Loch Tay 13 miles. Perth 30 miles.

STIRLING
BROOMHALL CASTLE
Family-run small hotel with a relaxed atmosphere. 5 miles from Stirling. Set on the slopes of the Ochil Hills with fine views. Accommodation in 10 ensuite bedrooms. Restaurant, lounge & bar. Facilities for conferences and meetings (up to 100 delegates). 20 minutes drive from Gleneagles.

FIFE / ST ANDREWS / ANGUS / DUNDEE
KILCONQUHAR CASTLE ESTATE
Historic castle available for weddings, corporate events, conferences, private dining, murder mystery nights, etc. Range of self catering accommodation in castle suites, villas and historic cottages (2, 3 and 4 bedrooms) plus B&B in country clubrooms. Set in 130 acres of woodlands & landscaped gardens near Elie, 15 minutes from St Andrews. Leisure facilities include pool, games hall, table tennis, saunas, snooker room, children's play area, gym, badminton, games room, tennis, bike hire, adventure playpark, putting greens, driving range, trampoline, horse riding, health & beauty treatments. Off site activities can be arranged including quad biking, sailing, fly fishing, air rifle shooting, 4x4 off-road driving, falconry and archery.

RUFFLETS COUNTRY HOUSE
Independently owned hotel with 24 luxurious bedrooms & suites (some with four-poster bed & whirlpool bath). Set in 10 acres of splendid gardens. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Gold Country House Hotel. AA 4 Red Stars & 2 red rosettes. Facilities for banqueting, weddings and corporate events. Short breaks, golf packages and other activities available. Golf practice net & 9 hole putting green on site.

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