Category: Highlands & Islands

The Three Chimneys, Isle of Skye

| November 6, 2012 | 1 Reply
The Three Chimneys, Isle of Skye

Tucked away in the remote hamlet of Colbost on the northwestern fringes of the Isle of Skye is this divine ‘Restaurant with Rooms’. Don’t panic as everyone thinks that they have taken a wrong turn en route at least once; just settle in and enjoy the scenic ride. The sublime setting overlooking the silvery sliver […]

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The Coll Hotel, Arinagour, Isle of Coll

| November 5, 2012 | Reply
The Coll Hotel, Arinagour, Isle of Coll

This remote hideaway is tucked in Arinagour, the only real village on the bijou island of Coll. To the east is the larger island of Mull and to the south the even smaller island of Tiree. In the north the Small Isles can be seen on a good day and those with particularly good eyesight […]

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Highland Cottage, Tobermory, Isle of Mull

| October 25, 2012 | Reply
Highland Cottage, Tobermory, Isle of Mull

Tucked up in the ‘Upper Town’ of Tobermory, the only real town on the Isle of Mull, one of the largest of the Inner Hebrides. It sits on a lovely old street just up the hill from the wide expanse of Tobermory Bay. Part of the fun of a visit here is the gorgeous ferry […]

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Craigellachie Hotel, Scottish Highlands

| October 21, 2012
Craigellachie Hotel, Scottish Highlands

Right in the heart of whisky country in the village of the same name on a little bluff overlooking the salmon rich River Spey. This whitewashed gem strides out confidently over a landscape of thickly forested hills with many rooms offering views out towards the river. It may feel very remote, but Craigellachie Hotel is […]

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Dornoch Castle Hotel, Scottish Highlands

| October 20, 2012 | Reply
Dornoch Castle Hotel, Scottish Highlands

The Royal Burgh of Dornoch is famous for a number of things including the renowned Royal Dornoch Golf Course, an equally renowned sandy beach and as the town where Madonna and Guy Ritchie got married back in. This pretty town also boats attractive sandstone buildings, a Cathedral, a brace of independents shops, decent cafes and eateries. […]

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Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort

| August 26, 2012 | Reply
Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort

Located at the heart of the mountain resort town of Aviemore the Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort offers a wide range of accommodation and leisure facilities spread out over an expansive site. In addition to its four hotels the resort also boasts 17 luxurious three-bedroom lodges. Myriad Leisure Facilities If this isn’t impressive enough the resort […]

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The Torridon, Wester Ross

| August 26, 2012 | Reply
The Torridon, Wester Ross

The stately Torridon country house hotel enjoys one of the most dramatic settings of any in Scotland. Overlooking Loch Torridon and the mighty hulk of Liatach on one side and sheltered by Ben Damph (Beinn Damh) on the other. Choice of Accommodation The Torridon as the estate is collectively known, provides travellers visiting the picturesque […]

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Eighteen69

| August 21, 2012 | Reply
Eighteen69

It would also all too easy for a resort hotel like the Auchrannie Resort on the wonderfully scenic Isle of Arran to stick with lowest common denominator eateries. Thankfully this four star hotel is more ambitious than that and boasts a trio of restaurants, where Auchrannie’s ambitious spirit shines through, especially in their signature eatery […]

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The Douglas Hotel, Arran

| August 20, 2012 | Reply
The Douglas Hotel, Arran

The Douglas Hotel is a seriously historic property. It hails from the days before cheap jet travel when Glaswegians would take steamers ‘doon the watter’ to the Isle of Arran for their summer holidays. Arran has changed a lot since then and its biggest town and ferry port of Brodick is once again a popular […]

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