Tag: self catering

River Cottage, Luss, Loch Lomond

| May 6, 2015 | Reply
River Cottage, Luss, Loch Lomond

Like many people, I am often guilty of rushing past the west shore of Loch Lomond on as I push on to the Highlands on the busy A82. I was recently lucky enough to stay at in the picturesque village of Luss. Here quaint cottages, historic churches, riverside walks and the bonnie bonnie banks of […]

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Aikwood Tower, Selkirk

| January 12, 2015 | Reply
Aikwood Tower, Selkirk

We spent the 90-minute drive to Aikwood Tower, just outside the Borders town of Selkirk, telling the children that we were staying in our own castle. conjuring up stories of knights, princes and princesses. We may have been exaggerating, but this 16th century tower surpassed my high expectations right from the start. Luxurious and Unique […]

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Kilfinan House, Cowal Peninsula, Argyll

| January 15, 2013 | Reply
Kilfinan House, Cowal Peninsula, Argyll

Self-catering escapes in Scotland have never been more popular and it is easy to see why at Kilfinan House. This is the ideal place to hide away from the world and indeed from the vagaries of the wild weather than often ravages through this remote corner of Argyll. The brilliant thing for me about this […]

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The Chester Residence, Edinburgh

| November 20, 2012 | Reply
The Chester Residence, Edinburgh

Many visitors wander around Edinburgh’s New Town goggle eyed at the spectacular Georgian sandstone buildings that soar from the historic streets. They can only dream of living inside one of these tall ceiling, big window palatial abodes at the heart of one of the world’s most beautiful cities. That is until now. Now that is […]

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Luxury Self Catering in the Scottish Highlands

| November 20, 2012 | Reply
Luxury Self Catering in the Scottish Highlands

Self catering has always been a tempting option for a holiday with the freedom it allows, not to mention the privacy. There have not always been a glut of luxury self catering options in Scotland, though mercifully that has all started to change especially north of the Highland Boundary Fault. Here are some properties that tick […]

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The Knight Residence, Edinburgh

| November 5, 2012 | Reply
The Knight Residence, Edinburgh

A great location at the heart of the Scottish capital, high standard of accommodation, exclusive branded products and exceptional service set The Knight Residence apart when it comes to self-catering accommodation in Edinburgh. A Discerning Accommodation Experience at the Heart of Edinburgh From first contact through to the moment we left The Knight Residence delivered […]

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Grant Cottage, Glen Urquhart, Scottish Highlands

| October 29, 2012 | Reply
Grant Cottage, Glen Urquhart, Scottish Highlands

Grant Cottage is nestled high in Glen Urquhart north of Drumnadrochit and within touching distance of the banks of Loch Ness. Considering how easy it is to get to from Inverness (around a forty minute drive) it still feels like a million miles from anywhere and firmly on the road to nowhere. Grant Cottage Prides […]

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Hazel Cottage, Loch Awe, Argyll

| October 25, 2012 | Reply
Hazel Cottage, Loch Awe, Argyll

Hazel Cottage reclines on a tree-lined bank just back from the shores of Loch Awe, Scotland’s longest inland loch, and easily one of its prettiest. A scenic but straightforward drive from the Central Belt and a hop, skip and a jump to Oban and the world of ferry opportunities that opens up. Stunning Location Right […]

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The Butler’s Quarters at Ardkinglas

| October 19, 2012 | 2 Replies
The Butler’s Quarters at Ardkinglas

Up over the ‘Rest and Be Thankful’ from Loch Lomond, this oasis reclines amidst the grand old trees of the Ardkinglas Estate. Ardkinglas House itself stands right on the shores of sinewy Loch Fyne offering sweeping views of the famous loch, while the Butler’s Quarters lies tucked away on the ground floor of the house. […]

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Blair Castle Woodland Lodges, Highland Perthshire

| October 18, 2012 | Reply
Blair Castle Woodland Lodges, Highland Perthshire

Tucked just off the A9 in Highland Perthshire at the heart of Atholl Estates in Blair Castle. One of Scotland’s most attractive castles also enjoys a stunning natural setting, surrounded by a fold of hills, glen and woodland. The Castle and its woodland lodges are just a short drive north of Pitlochry and easily accessible […]

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