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:


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.

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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.

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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).
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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.
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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