Scotland is famed for its tourism with its stunning scenery, thousand-year history and friendly people. In this blog, we’re going to take a look at some of the high-end options to help make your stay a bit more luxurious.
Cameron House Hotel – Loch Lomond
Loch Lomond has been immortalised in song for its beauty and romance. At Cameron House, you can take in the natural beauty and relax in this plush former baronial mansion. Surrounded by one hundred acres of woodland the hotel blends traditional Scottish influences with contemporary décor in its 128 rooms. Facilities include an eighteen-hole Championship golf course, four restaurants offering some of the best cuisine Scotland has to offer, a luxury spa two indoor swimming pools, squash courts and a gym as well as a host of outdoor activities. This hotel is perfect for romantic breaks in a scenic location that’s not too far off the beaten track.
Gleneagles Hotel – Perthshire
The Gleneagles estate opened as a hotel in 1924 and the countryside estate was quickly dubbed as “a Riviera in the Highlands.” Today it’s five-star luxury hotel, three championship golf courses, award-winning spa and it’s two-Michelin Star restaurant (the only one in Scotland) continues to offer some the best accommodation Scotland has to offer. Located in Perthshire, the estate is an hour from both Glasgow and Edinburgh and is even serviced by its own train station. The estate offers a wide range of country activities including shooting, fishing, falconry, horse-riding, tennis and more.
Inverlochy Castle Hotel – Fort Willliam
Located on the west coast of Scotland this 19th Century castle won the Scottish Hotel Awards Luxury Hotel of the Year award in 2017. Located close to natural beauty spots including the Glen Nevis falls, The Glenfinnan Monument and the absolutely stunning Glencoe, the area is famed for its scenic beauty. In 1873 Queen Victoria visited for a week and spent her time sketching and painting, writing in her diary “I never saw a lovelier or more romantic spot.” High praise indeed! The eighteen bedrooms are individually designed and boast incredible views of the grounds and surrounding mountains. The three dining rooms are adorned with furniture gifted to the house by the King of Norway. The menu is in a classic Scottish style and uses local produce including scallops and wild game. The hotel offers a range of sporting and country activities to keep you occupied, or you can just choose to take in the breathtaking scenery.
Greywells Hotel and Chez Roux – East Lothian
This Edwardian country house is situated on the edge of Muirfield Championship golf course and overlooks the ninth and eighteenth greens that have hosted the British Open Championship fifteen times. The hotel has ten golf courses within five miles of it and is rightly known as a golfer’s paradise. It’s not just golf here though, the hotel offers views over the Firth of Forth too. It’s twenty-three en-suite rooms keep the original character whilst enjoying modern fittings and amenities. The hotel is set in gardens and has hard and grass tennis courts, a croquet lawn and walled gardens to relax in. The Chez Roux restaurant is award winning and offers French-style cuisine.