Gay friendly accommodation in Scotland
which welcomes LGBT people

Black Kilt Tours
Gay tour guide Ross Buchanan offers 3-5 day private guided tours
of the Highlands and/or Fife exclusively for the LGBT community.
Guests can stay in gay owned and gay friendly accommodation.


Gay Friendly B&Bs:


Contact Ian Fordham
Broad Bay House
Isle of Lewis HS2 0LQ
Tel: 01851 820990

Broad Bay House

New beachside luxury guest house - VisitScotland 5 Gold Stars.
'Eat Scotland' Silver award winners.
Situated overlooking the beach at Back.
15 minutes drive north of Stornoway.
Ideal for holidaymakers or business travellers.
Airport / ferry collection can be arranged.
'New Tourism Business' category winner
in the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards.

Choice of 4 spacious bedrooms (double/twin).
Each with ensuite shower or bath,
plus flat screen TV, DVD cinema system, iPod dock,
Molton Brown toiletries, solid oak furniture, leather chairs,
and a private decking area.
Includes 1 twin room designed for disabled access
(category 1 accessible).

Lounge / dining room with oak flooring,
full height windows on 3 sides, a vaulted ceiling
and fabulous views of the beach and sea (just 60 feet away).
Breakfast and dinner are served in the dining room overlooking the bay.
The guest house has an alcohol licence with an interesting wine & whisky list.

Facilities include guest laundry/drying room,
library with books, maps, DVDs & CDs,
PC & printer with Internet access. Free high speed wireless broadband.
Loan of mountain bikes. Secure storage for surf boards & bikes.

B&B prices from £89.50 per person based on 2 sharing
Special house party rates available for groups.
Light supper platters for two to share from £25
(smoked salmon, cheese & meats).
Licenced to serve alcohol.
Credit cards accepted. Instant online booking.
No smoking. No pets. No children under 14.
Click here to visit web site



Pierre and Christiane Lebrun
Shenval B&B
Inverness-shire IV63 6TW
Tel / Fax: +44 (0)1456 476363

Shenval B&B

Friendly organic B&B with French/Spanish speaking hosts
with over 25 years B&B experience and a very strong ecotourism commitment.
Recommended by TripAdvisor, Le Guide du Routard,
La Guía del Trotamundos, Trotter-Schottland, Routard-Scozia.
TripAdvisor 2015 Service Excellence Winner.
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016, 2017, 2018.

Situated in the quiet hamlet of Shenval surrounded by hills & forest.
Between Loch Ness (7 miles) and Glen Affric National Nature Reserve.
30 minutes walk from the Corrimony prehistoric chambered cairn.
Cannich 5 miles. Beauly 15 miles. Inverness 22 miles.
Walkers, cyclists and bikers welcome.
Keen hillwalkers themselves, hosts can advise
on walks, bike trips, sightseeing, etc.
Handloom weaving & Highland landscape photographs for sale.

3 bedrooms (1 twin & 2 double) overlooking the garden.
Each with washbasin, shaver point, hospitality tray.
1 bathroom with bath, shower, basin & toilet.
1 separate toilet. Hairdryer available.
Sitting room with books, leaflets, maps, games.
Secure storage for bikes. Drying facilities for boots/gear.

Dining room overlooks the organic garden
which features a wide variety of wildlife,
plus the remnants of a prehistoric hut circle.

Organic home cooking a speciality with
seasonal fruit and vegetables from the garden
served along with Fairtrade food & drinks
and locally-sourced organic vegetables.
Optional evenings meals by prior arrangement.
Vegetarian and special diets catered for.
Packed lunches can be provided.
Dinner by prior arrangement £26 (2 courses).

Low season B&B prices to 1 April 2019:
from £32 - £35 per person (2 sharing).
High season B&B prices from 1 April 2019:
from £34 - £38 per person (2 sharing).
Single occupancy supplement (B&B only).
Children under 9: half price.
No smoking. No pets.

Click here to visit web site


Additional gay friendly B&Bs:

Vatersay House - Isle of Skye
Strathallan B&B - Grantown on Spey, Cairngorms
29 Well Street - B&B in Moffat
94DR - boutique guest house in Edinburgh
Pottery House - B&B on Loch Ness
Serendipity Bed and Breakfast - Glenmoriston (near Loch Ness)
West House B&B - Ullapool


Gay Friendly Self Catering Accommodation


Contact: Fran Malloy
72 Brackenrig Crescent
Glasgow G76 0HF
Tel: 0141 644 1421

Rookery Nook

Self-contained, self-catering studio flat
situated in the small village of Waterfoot
6 miles south of Glasgow.
1 mile from the conservation village of Eaglesham.

The accommodation sleeps 2 and comprises:
double bed, shower room, kitchen and living area.
Prices from £175 per week
includes linen, towels, gas/electric.
A welcome pack of provisions can be provided on request
No smoking. No pets.

Furniture restoration tuition is available on site
with your host in a purpose-built studio.
Beginners welcome. Maximum 2 people.

Click here to visit web site


Scarista beach Harris

View of Northton from hill

Contact Jan and Suzan Visser
13 Northton
Isle of Harris HS3 3JA
Tel: 01859 520315

Beach View Cottages

5 Star luxury stone cottages overlooking Scarista beach and the ocean beyond.
Leverburgh 3 miles. Rodel 6 miles. Tarbert 15 miles.
Sleeps up to 5 people.
Honeymoon couples welcome.

2 bedrooms (1 super king & 1 with 3 single beds),
2 bathrooms (one with Jacuzzi® & small sauna, other with steam shower).
Lounge with large TV, DVD, CD, WiFi.
Well equipped kitchen with dishwasher, combi microwave, fridge-freezer,
washing machine and tumble dryer.
Air to Air and underfloor heating.
A well behaved dog welcome on request.
The owners offer organic fruits & free range eggs.

Bikes and kayaks to rent nearby.
Close to Scarista golf course.

Rental prices from £1350 per week
includes electricity, bed linen and towels.
Online availability calendars.
Short breaks off-season (November - March).
Click here to visit web site


Kilda House 4 star self catering at Leverburgh Isle of Harris

Contact Jan and Suzan Visser
Kilda House
1 Ferry Road
Isle of Harris HS5 3UA
Tel: 01859 520315

Kilda House

4 star luxury self catering house at Leverburgh overlooking sea loch.
Sleeps 6-7 people. Ideal for families. Discount for couples.
Short walk from seafood restaurant and bar.
Only 2 miles from Northton beaches & Scarista beach.
Rodel 3 miles. Tarbert 16 miles.
Close to Scarista golf course.
Bikes and kayaks to rent nearby.
Fishing is possible in the sea loch at Leverburgh
(where you might spot otters and seals).

3 bedrooms (1 super king, 1 king double, 1 with 3 single beds),
2 bathrooms (one with Jacuzzi®, one with shower).
Lounge with large TV, DVD, CD, woodburning stove. Free WiFi.
Well equipped kitchen with dishwasher, combi microwave, fridge-freezer,
large oven, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Air to Air heaters and underfloor heating.

Rental prices from £1250 - £1350 per week
includes electricity, heating, bed linen and towels.
Online availability calendar.
Short breaks off-season (November - March).
A well behaved dog is welcome on request.
Click here to visit web site

Coillabus Cottage

Coillabus lounge
Contact: Hester Ross
Mobile: 07824567435
Tel: 01852 200 565

Coillabus Luxury Lodges

Ecoluxury guest dwellings for 2-4 guests. Opened in summer 2012.
Scottish Tourist Board 5 Stars.
Architect designed, turf-roofed, stone-clad cottages.
Situated on the Mull of Oa.
4 miles from the village of Port Ellen.
Panoramic views across the island.
Stylish base for a honeymoon or romantic retreat;
golf, whisky or wildlife break.
Unspoilt scenery, birdlife and flora.
Shortlisted in the Highlands & Islands Tourism Awards 2015.

Spacious accommodation in 2 bedrooms (superking and kingsize/twin)
each with ensuite bathroom (double ended bath & walk-in shower).
Each cottage has its own sauna and hand-made cedar hot tub.
Facilities include Wireless broadband, 32" LED TV,
American fridge freezer.
Stylish interiors with original Scottish artworks, bespoke furniture,
hand-made soft furnishings, fair trade organic linen,
sheep's wool duvets and free range goose down pillows.
Caithness slab and real oak floors heated by air source technology.
Holistic Therapies and a Chef Service also available.

Prices from £995 - £1700 per week.
Short breaks available see web site.
Availability calendar & online booking.
1 well-behaved dog welcome at An Cnocan Dubh lodge.
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Additional links to gay friendly self catering:

Ullapool self catering


For LGBT events in the north of Scotland, information on local groups and other Scottish gay friendly links
visit: Highland LGBT Forum


Additional gay friendly links:

The Colquhonnie House Hotel - Strathdon, Aberdeenshire

Green Room Coffee Bar & Internet Cafe in Greenlaw, near Coldstream (Scottish Borders)
PurpleRoofs - Scotland accommodation links
Gay Journey - Scotland accommodation links
PinkUK - accommodation links