20 of the most beautiful hotels in Scotland

Scotland has some of the most beautiful hotels in the British Isles. With everything from grand, classical mansions to intimate restaurants with rooms, there's something for everyone.
Forss House, Thurso

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20 of the most beautiful hotels in Scotland

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Special offer
Knockinaam Lodge

Knockinaam Lodge - Romantic Two Night Special Offer

Portpatrick

Where the road ends and the Irish Sea begins, this former Victorian hunting lodge with a private cove is secluded, unapologetically traditional and rich in comforts and good food.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • gourmet
  • view
  • seaside
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • fishing
  • golf
  • for_winelovers
  • child_friendly
  • cycling
  • horse_riding
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • country_house
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • foodie
  • veganfriendly
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Special offer
Trigony House

Trigony House - Three Nights for the Price of Two Winter Special Offer

Thornhill

In a ‘beautiful’ setting, Jan and Adam Moore’s dog-friendly country hotel in an 18th-century sporting lodge looks out over the hills and is surrounded by trees.
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • good_value
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • horse_riding
  • spa
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Cavens

Cavens - Up to 15% Discount Special Offer

Dumfries

'A genuine oasis of tranquility', Angus and Jane Fordyce’s Georgian mansion is set in open countryside close to the dunes and salt marshes of the Solway coast.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • ecofriendly
  • for_winelovers
  • country_house
  • great_breakfast
  • parking
  • foodie
  • cycling
  • historic
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • seaside
  • electric_charging_point
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • restaurant_with_rooms
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Special offer
Forss House

Forss House - Hogmanay Celebration Special Offer

Thurso

Under the big skies of Caithness, wrapped in woodland and a curve of the River Forss, this Georgian mansion offers the grandeur of Scottish country house living but with modern-day warmth and comforts.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • disabled
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • parking
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • romantic
  • for_winelovers
  • golf
  • cycling
  • foodie
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Coul House

Coul House

Strathpeffer

Readers on their third visit to this ‘stunning Georgian building with wonderful grounds’, concluded that everything 'continues to be excellent'.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • activities
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • good_value
  • parking
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • electric_charging_point
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The Peat Inn

The Peat Inn

Cupar

A dream destination for golfing gourmets, Geoffrey and Katherine Smeddle’s restaurant-with-rooms offers Michelin-starred cooking just a 12-minute drive from St Andrews.
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • wine
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • for_winelovers
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • disabled_facilities
  • electric_charging_point
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • child_friendly
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The Three Chimneys and The House Over-By

The Three Chimneys and The House Over-By

Dunvegan

Decorated in cool Scandi-Scots style, this former crofter’s house on the shores of Loch Dunvegan is a celebrated restaurant showcasing local produce, with, across the courtyard, spacious, split-level bedrooms painted in restful shades.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_winelovers
  • ecofriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • seaside
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • wildlife_watching
  • weddings
  • foodie
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point
  • veganfriendly
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Kylesku Hotel

Kylesku Hotel

Kylesku

In the vast, remote, elemental landscape of Assynt, a 19th-century coaching inn overlooking Loch Glendhu has moved with the times to become a relaxed modern hotel.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • good_value
  • veganfriendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • great_breakfast
  • cycling
  • foodie
  • boutique
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Kilcamb Lodge

Kilcamb Lodge

Strontian

Wildlife spotters are in their element at this 18th-century lodge in ‘a beautiful setting’ on the shores of Loch Sunart.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • country_house
  • foodie
  • romantic
  • cycling
  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point
  • mooring_available
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Scarista House

Scarista House

Isle of Harris

The long drive is worth it to this edge-of-the-world location, where a Georgian manse, with pretty, traditional rooms and superb food, overlooks a long sandy beach.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • seaside
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • golf
  • surfing
  • great_breakfast
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • foodie
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Loch Melfort Hotel

Loch Melfort Hotel

Oban

Choose a lodge rooms with sea-facing balcony or decking, or a more traditional house room, at this Victorian mansion beside Arduaine Garden, with bistro-style cooking and views across Asknish Bay.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • country_house
  • seaside
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • horse_riding
  • mooring_available
  • good_value
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • walking
  • veganfriendly
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Moor of Rannoch-Restaurant & Rooms

Moor of Rannoch-Restaurant & Rooms

Rannoch Station

In the remote, dark-sky, wilderness landscape of Rannoch Moor, this dog-friendly restaurant-with-rooms is a warm hideaway with simple but well-supplied bedrooms, comfy lounge, and locally sourced menus.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • country_house
  • cycling
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Kinloch House

Kinloch House

Blairgowrie

The comforts of a traditional country house combine with Relais & Châteaux luxury at this gracious Victorian home-from-home with fine-dining restaurant and views to Marlee Loch and the Sidlaw hills.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • conference_meeting
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • historic

This selection is taken from our hotels in Scotland.

Last updated: May 21, 2024