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Where to stay in Scotland – from the Highlands to the Islands

Where to stay in Scotland – from the Highlands to the Islands

Looking for a place to stay in Scotland? You have come to the right place. Here are my recommended places to stay in Scotland – from the Highlands to the Lowlands and the North Coast 500. Whether you prefer a luxury hotel or glamping, you will find your perfect place to stay in Scotland.

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The Highlands

The Isle of Skye


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Visit the lochs and glens of beautiful Perthshire in the Highlands of Scotland. Choose from a boathouse on a loch, boutique hotels and traditional inns.

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Loch Tay Boathouses

Loch Lomond

When the sun shines bright on the banks of Loch Lomond there are few places in Scotland more beautiful. Here is where to stay on Loch Lomond

The Cairngorms

Here’s where to stay whilst your explore the lochs, glens, and Munros of the Cairngorms National Park.

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Loch Ness and Inverness

Beyond the day tripping tour buses and hoards of Nessie hunters lies the real Loch Ness… Here is where to stay to discover it.

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Eagle Brae

Argyll and Bute 

Argyll is one of my favourite regions in Scotland – it is incredibly diverse, has stunning coastal and mountain scenery – here is where to stay to discover this Scotland hidden gem!

The North Coast 500

Easter Ross and Sutherland

Driving the NC500? Don’t just drive by – there are lots of things to do on the Black Isle and Easter Ross. Here is where to stay to explore a little slower.

The Birdwatchers Cabin


Don’t let anyone tell you the northeast coast of Scotland is boring. Ok, it might not have white sands beaches and fjord-like sea lochs of the west coast but it is beautiful, wild, remote and full of lots of fantastic hidden gems. Here is where to stay:

Lochinver and Assynt

One of my favourite parts of Scotland, and the most dramatic part of the North Coast 500, Assynt is famous for its mountains – and Lochinver for its pies! Stay here…

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The Batbox

Torridon and Wester Ross

Wester Ross is one of the world’s most spectacular, and remote, regions and probably the most beautiful part of the famous North Coast 500. Here is where to book in.

The Lowlands

St Andrews / Fife 

Voted ‘No 1 outdoor destination’ in Scotland by Scottish Natural Heritage eight years in a row; it’s no wonder I spend a lot of time in Fife. Here’s where to stay:

Scottish Borders and south Scotland

The Borders and South Scotland has long been off the list of places to visit in Scotland. Let’s change that! Here’s where to stay:

Neidpath Castle

East Lothian

Central Scotland

Edinburgh & Glasgow


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