Feel like a getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city? You’ve come to the right place. Famed for its towering peaks, deep lochs and expansive highlands, there’s no country quite like Scotland. Providing you endless opportunities to sit back, unwind and relax amongst untouched nature and captivating scenery, read ahead as we share our 5 hidden gems in Scotland for a scenic stay.
Best Western Glasgow South Eglinton Arms Hotel
When it comes to scenic stays, there’s no shortage of nature and wildlife in Glasgow. Nestled in the semi-rural location of Eaglesham, the Best Western Glasgow South Eglinton Arms Hotel has been a landmark building since the mid-18th Century. As a former coaching inn, the highly reputed lodge is tastefully decorated with feature fireplaces, tartan carpets and stag’s heads (an ode to the Scottish countryside). If you’re a golfer, head out for a game at the world-famous Turnberry Golf Course or take a trip to Glencoe
- one of Scotland’s most famous glens.
The Knowes Hotel and Restaurant
If you’re on the hunt for a dreamy coastal getaway, look no further than the family-run Knowes Hotel and Restaurant in Macduff. Situated in the beautiful Moray Firth Coast in Aberdeenshire, the Knowes Hotel offers seven en-suite bedrooms with an idyllic view over the Banff and Macduff bays. Guests can dine while enjoying stunning sunsets and frequent visits by dolphins in the bay below. To add to your picturesque memories, book a tour to Slains Castle and Cullen
, to marvel at its fascinating cliffs and caves.
The Ben Doran Guesthouse
Looking to combine your scenic stay with a side of city life, check out the Ben Doran guesthouse in central Edinburgh. The traditional Georgian townhouse offers a wonderful mix of original character combined with modern facilities and a beautiful hillside view. Start your days with complimentary Scottish breakfasts, in an elegant, peaceful atmosphere before exploring exciting Edinburgh. Highlights like Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace
and the Royal Mile
are around the corner.
Fairmont St Andrews
If a scenic retreat in the lap of luxury is what you desire, then the Fairmont St Andrews resort might just be your top choice. Encapsulating luxury, elegance and truly breath-taking surroundings, the 520-acre hotel boasts lavish grounds complemented by stunning cliffs overlooking the North Sea. The hotel is known for its wide range of facilities including two championship golf courses and a spa.
Staybridge Suites Dundee
Comfort and convenience are at the heart of this scenic stay, at the Staybridge Suites Dundee. Located in the heart of Dundee, the iconic building has adopted a modern touch with panoramic views over the city towards River Day. What’s more? The hotel is a 10-minute walk to the V&A museum and a 10-minute drive to other major cities in Scotland. In the mood for more culture?Take a self-guided audio tour as you explore the highlights of the city.
So where will you be spending your scenic stay? Treat you and a loved one to the ultimate relaxing getaway and book your Hotelgift