Gay friendly accommodation in Scotland
which welcomes LGBT people

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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.

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Gay Friendly B&Bs:

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Pierre and Christiane Lebrun
Shenval B&B
Glenurquhart
Inverness-shire IV63 6TW
Tel / Fax: +44 (0)1456 476363
Email: info@shenval-welcome.co.uk

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, 2019.

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 double with en suite shower room.
1 double & 1 twin sharing a 1 bathroom with bath & shower.
Hairdryers 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.
Vegetarian and special diets catered for.

2020 B&B prices £40 per person (2 sharing).
Single occupancy £70
Children under 9: half price.
No smoking. No pets.

Click here to visit web site

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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

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Gay Friendly Self Catering Accommodation

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Contact: Fran Malloy
72 Brackenrig Crescent
Waterfoot
Eaglesham
Glasgow G76 0HF
Tel: 0141 644 1421
Email: fran@franmalloy.co.uk

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

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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
Email: beachviewcottages@hotmail.com

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

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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
Leverburgh
Isle of Harris HS5 3UA
Tel: 01859 520315
Email: beachviewcottages@hotmail.com

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
Email: stay@coillabus.com

Coillabus Luxury Lodges

2 separate ecoluxury guest lodges for 2-4 guests.
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 and RSPB bird reserve.
Stylish base for a honeymoon or romantic retreat.
Ideal for golf, whisky or wildlife breaks.
Unspoilt scenery, birdlife and flora.
Shortlisted in the Highlands & Islands Tourism Awards 2015.

Each lodge has its own sauna and outdoor hot tub.
Spacious accommodation in 2 bedrooms (kingsize / twin)
each with ensuite bathroom (double ended bath & walk-in shower).
Fully equipped kitchen and open plan living area
with ceiling-high galleried windows and wood-burning stove.
Facilities include WiFi broadband, satellite TV,
American fridge freezer with icemaker, dishwasher, etc.
Stylish interiors with original Scottish artworks, bespoke furniture,
hand-made soft furnishings, fair trade organic linen,
light spun wool duvets and top quality goose down pillows.
Caithness slab and real oak floors heated by air source technology.
Holistic Therapies and a Chef Service also available.

Prices from £1100 - £2000 per week.
Short breaks available (minimum 4 nights).
Availability calendar & online booking.
1 well-behaved dog welcome at An Cnocan Dubh lodge.
Click here to visit web site

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

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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