Escape, explore, and enjoy the best Scotland’s countryside has to offer with a retreat to one of our top country house hotels
For those looking to explore the beautiful landscape of the Scottish Borders, Carfraemill is the perfect base. Discover the scenery, relax in the cosy, family-run country house, and enjoy a range of delectable dining options, with all menus centred around the local produce.
Higher Oakfield, Pitlochry
Head to luxury boutique hotel, Knockendarroch, to discover the Highlands from the very heart of Pitlochry. Originally built as a private mansion amidst stunning mountains and a roaring river, the beauty of the hotel is renowned, while its signature restaurant has become its own cultural attraction, boasting two AA Rosettes and a seasonal modern Scottish menu that changes daily.
Coul House Hotel
Contin, Ross-shire IV14 9ES
The magic that makes Coul House Hotel unique can be found while wandering their fairy trail with your little ones or between bites of their innovative cuisine. Guests flock to Coul House for the most important moments in life, whether looking to say their vows before the poppies or to make new memories amongst the striking natural life and gorgeous scenery surrounding the country house.
Torlundy, Fort William PH33 6SN
Inverlochy Castle is a breath-taking 19th century marvel on the green banks of its own private loch. Queen Victoria enjoyed sketching and painting the local scenery when she visited, but today’s guests are often distracted by the world-class chefs serving the best of local produce.
Grandtully, Pitlochry PH9 0PX
Amongst the rolling hills of Perthshire sits Ballintaggart Farm, a rustic escape from the everyday where people come to appreciate the simple joys. Walk through the wildflower meadow, learn to forage, and simply wander the orchard when you fancy a snack. Get back to basics with minimalist, open rooms and sophisticated meals created with ingredients straight from the farm.
Sleat, Isle of Skye 1V43 8QY
While Skye has always been a romantic destination, with some of the world’s most gorgeous natural landscapes, legends of fairies and historic ruins, it is now also one of Scotland’s foodie hotspots. Get the best of both at the luxury Kinloch Lodge, which boasts not only beautiful rooms and Highland hospitality, but a prestigious restaurant to top off a spectacular trip.
Auldearn, Nairn IV12 5TE
Beautifully located and meticulously designed, Boath House draws people in for its attention to detail. In their Michelin-starred restaurant, the menu changes daily and is full of ingredients from local and artisan producers, brought together in dishes to take your breath away.
Loch Ness Lodge
This romantic hotel is a sight to behold. Gaze upon Loch Ness from your beautifully designed room, or mix things up with a distinguished afternoon tea or soothing visit to the spa. For a romantic stay, book one of the cottages amidst the luscious landscapes as a base camp for your own loch-side adventure.