Scottish Country House Hotels
Ideal for Romantic Luxury Hotel Breaks

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

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

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 (AA Rosette) 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 £35 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


Anne Gracie
Duisdale House Hotel
Isle Ornsay
Isle of Skye IV43 8QW
Tel: +44 (0)1471 833202

Duisdale House Hotel

Scottish Tourist Board 4 star country house hotel
set in lovely gardens and 35 acres of wooded hillside.
Built in the 1860s as a hunting lodge for the Chief of the Clan MacDonald.
Breathtaking views across the sea to the hills of Knoydart.

Consistently winning awards since 2009.
Scottish Food Awards - Gold Medal in Style Restaurant of the Year 2017
and Real & Local Food 2017.
Scottish Hotel Awards including:
Winner - Island Hotel of the Year in 2016
Regional Winners - Boutique Hotel of the Year 2017
Regional Winners - Small Country House Hotel of the Year 2018
Hoteliers of the Year 2011.

Situated in southern Skye. Skye Bridge 13 miles.
Armadale to Mallaig ferry 8 miles.
Day sailings available on the hotel's luxury yacht (April to September).
Fishing and golf packages also available.

Award-winning restaurant with 2 AA red rosettes.
Well stocked wine cellar and large selection of malt whiskies.
Lighter meals available in 'The Chart Room'.
Licensed for civil weddings.

Choice of 18 ensuite rooms & suites all with
Sky TV, telephone, hairdryer, hospitality tray, toiletries.
Several four-poster rooms.
Fridge minibar in all rooms except petite rooms.
Free WiFi.

B&B prices from £94 per person.
Dinner, B&B rates available.
Instant online booking.

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Toravaig House Hotel
Knock Bay
Isle of Skye IV44 8RE
Tel: +44 (0)1471 833231

Toravaig House Hotel

Multi award-winning, luxury contemporary Scottish country house hotel.
Beautifully decorated and furnished. Personally run.
Scottish Hotel Awards include:
Winner of Island Hotel of the Year 2005, 2007, 2013, 2014 and 2018.
Regional Winners - Boutique Hotel of the Year 2018, Informal Dining Room Hotel of the Year 2018,
Wedding Team of the Year 2017, Wedding Hotel of the Year 2017,
Small Country Hotel of the Year 2017 and Romantic Hotel of the Year 2017.

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 50 foot luxury yacht (extra charge)
Fishing and golf packages also available.

Drawing room with open fire.
The Iona Restaurant has AA 2 red rosettes.
Daily changing dinner menu. Fresh local produce.
Small weddings and functions catered for.
Free WiFi.

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Small Hotel.
9 double/twin bedrooms all with TV, toiletries,
ensuite shower (some also have a bath).

B&B prices from £99 per person.
Dinner, B&B rates available.
Instant online booking.

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Skeabost hotel Skye

Skeabost Hotel
Skeabost Bridge
Isle of Skye IV51 9NP

Skeabost Hotel

Luxurious hotel set in private grounds by Loch Snizort
with its own 9-hole (18 tee) golf course.
Originally built as a Victorian hunting lodge by the MacDonalds.
Refurbished to a high boutique-style standard
(under new management since 2015).
CIS Excellence Award - The Group Hotel of the Year Award 2018.
Scottish Hotel Awards - Island Hotel of the Year in 2016 and 2017,
Regional Winners - Romantic Hotel of the Year 2018,
Informal Fine Dining Hotel of the Year 2018, Golf Hotel of the Year 2017 and 2018,
Fine Dining Restaurant Hotel of the Year 2017 and Style Hotel of the Year 2017.

Portree 6 miles. Dunvegan 16 miles.
Fishing is available on the River Snizort.

14 bedrooms & suites including four-poster rooms.
Cosy lounges with open fires.
Restaurant serving local produce with an extensive wine list.
Lounge bar well stocked with malt whiskies.
Conservatory overlooking the loch.

Available for weddings (tailor made) for up to 150 guests.
Options include the oak clad chapel, extensive grounds with marquee.

B&B prices from £95 per person (based on 2 sharing).
Dinner, B&B rates available.
Winter specials (November - mid March).
Open for Christmas / Hogmanay.

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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 2018. Editor’s choice for Fishing Hotel 2016.
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 £70 - £90 per person.
Dinner, B&B £100 - £170 per person.
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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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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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.
Castle Hotel of the Year 2015 and
Restaurant of the Year 2015 in the Scottish Hotel Awards.
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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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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