Entries by Jeremy Hawkings

Luxury Scotland Newsletter – October 2017

 from LUXURY SCOTLAND With the rich golds and reds of Autumn now appearing on Scotland’s trees, ramblers and walkers can look forward to dramatic explosions of colour across Scotland’s forest landscapes. In our Luxury Scotland archives there is a very interesting article on Autumn Walks and Woodland Trails which gives some handy advice on where to see this […]

Luxury Scotland Newsletter – August 2017

The Latest News from Luxury Scotland This month we have two exciting announcements to make. We are delighted to welcome Lews Castle on the Isle of Lewis as our newest member. The islands surrounding our coast are an integral part of Scottish life and the Outer Hebrides have a charm and character of their own. The Isle […]

Luxury Scotland Newsletter – July 2017

Four Wonderful Road Trips around Scotland Driving around Scotland is a wonderful experience and one of the best ways to enjoy and discover more about this wonderful country. The North Coast 500 [NC500] is a stunning tour around the north of Scotland and is one of the greatest road trips in the world. Starting and […]

Luxury Scotland Newsletter – June 2017

LIGHTS! CAMERA! LUXURY! SCOTLAND! Video delivers an exciting travel experience and at Luxury Scotland we are collecting and creating some stunning videos which help convey the splendour and beauty of Scotland and our member hotels. I hope this month’s selection will whet your appetite for a short break or a vacation here is Scotland. With […]

Luxury Scotland Newsletter – May 2017

Spring Treats & Deals from Luxury Scotland Spring has certainly arrived in Luxury Scotland as the evenings grow appreciably longer and the weather becomes very much warmer. In recent months Luxury Scotland hotels has been a hive of activity with new features and refurbishments continuing to enhance the finest hotels in Scotland. The Old Course […]

Luxury Scotland Newsletter – April 2017

Spring Treats & Deals from Luxury Scotland With Spring flowers heralding warmer days, Luxury Scotland has a selection of treats and promotions for everyone who enjoys wonderful cuisine and luxury breaks. At Cameron House on the banks of Loch Lomond, you can choose from several spa break offers. For the gourmet traveller there is the […]

Luxury Scotland Newsletter – March 2017

It’s here – the 2017 Luxury Scotland Brochure Packed with new content, the Luxury Scotland 2017 Brochure showcases our 29 members in style. New photographs, an illustrious forward, our iconic map and articles on the North Coast 500 and the rise of Scotland’s artisan gin distilleries all provide a fresh overview of Scotland’s best hotels […]

Luxury Scotland Newsletter – February 2017

For many of today’s discerning travellers, luxury is often less about luxurious surroundings and more about unique personal travel experiences. Of course we enjoy our 5 star comforts, but being privileged to gain access to a special place, enjoying the company of a personal guide whose local knowledge enhances a travel experience or developing a […]

Luxury Scotland Newsletter – January 2017

The beginning of 2017 is an exciting time for us all at Luxury Scotland. Many of our members are undertaking refurbishment programmes, Glencoe House is about to open six new suites in the Bell Tower and Cromlix are working on significant expansion plans. Belmond Royal Scotsman have just added an on-board spa to the train […]

Luxury Scotland Newsletter – November 2016

Luxury Scotland November Newsletter With Christmas just around the corner, this month we focus on some seasonal offers to help you survive the festive period. We have a cookery and cocktail masterclass, several exciting dining suggestions, overnight celebration breaks, the relaunch of one of our favourite Edinburgh properties and the ultimate Christmas present suggestion. If, […]

Welcome to Luxury Scotland Newsletter – September 2016

Autumn Glory in Scotland As the autumnal colours appear throughout Scotland, there is much going on in our Luxury Scotland hotels. Scotland’s woodlands and forests rival much of the world for the magnificent autumn colours and our online article entitled Autumn Glory has lots of information on where to enjoy wonderful autumn walks and to experience […]

Summer News & Offers from Luxury Scotland – July 2016

With images of Wimbledon and Music Festivals now appearing in the media it’s clear that summer is upon us. At Airds Hotel they are serving Wimbledon Afternoon Tea throughout the summer. Elsewhere Gleneagles celebrates the re-launch of the famous Kings Course assisted by two of Scotland’s sporting heroes and Cameron House is enjoying the limelight yet again winning top Scottish […]

Welcome to Luxury Scotland’s June Newsletter

Travel around Scotland and you’re never far from a loch, river or a coastal view. It is no wonder that Scotland is rated as one of the world’s top fishing destinations. Scottish waters provide a huge variety of fishing opportunities, from salmon rivers, still water lochs with brown and rainbow trout, plentiful coarse fishing for […]

Welcome to Luxury Scotland Newsletter – May 2016

In this Luxury Scotland newsletter we focus on four new developments from some of our member hotels at Luxury Scotland. Trump Turnberry is about to re-open with a host of new and updated features. Gleneagles has announced plans for a multi-million investment designed to create a truly stylish and luxurious atmosphere with a contemporary twist. […]

New Brochure for Luxury Scotland

The 2016 edition of the Luxury Scotland brochure has been published. With a spectacular view of Skye on the cover, the brochure details the finest hotels in Scotland as well as information on our Commercial Partners. There is an excellent section on Scottish food and pages on golf and how to tour Scotland in great […]

Welcome to Luxury Scotland’s February 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to this Luxury Scotland Newsletter for February 2016 I am delighted to announce that Crossbasket Castle has joined Luxury Scotland and becomes the latest member of the Luxury Scotland group of hotels. Situated at High Blantyre, approximately 30 minutes’ drive from Glasgow, Crossbasket Castle is a luxury Scottish venue available for exclusive use, with […]

Welcome to the Luxury Scotland Newsletter – November 2015

Luxury Scotland Newsletter – November 2015 No matter when I travel in Scotland there is always some view or vista that enhances my day. The light is ever changing and winter brings some of the most spectacular scenery. The Northern Lights can be seen in many parts of Scotland at this time of year. Traditionally […]

Welcome to Luxury Scotland Newsletter – October 2015

As we approach autumn we are enjoying weather in Scotland that is normally associated with summer. Early this week we had the most wonderful views of the lunar eclipse, yes, at 3.20 am in the morning. And the following day I experienced the most impressive sunset that I have ever seen in my life. The […]

Welcome to the Luxury Scotland Newsletter for September 2015

The Luxury Scotland Newsletter for September 2015 I have said many times in our newsletters that Scotland is one of the few places in the world where it is still fun to drive and our Scottish Classic Cars article in this month’s newsletter is testimony to that. There is nothing I enjoy more than spreading […]

Welcome to Luxury Scotland’s August Newsletter

Mention the word ‘luxury’ and the expectations of world travellers are instantly raised. Today’s luxury travellers expect the highest levels of service and satisfaction and to achieve that, all elements in the service chain must work seamlessly, from transport and accommodation, food and beverage, specialist tours and concierge support. At Luxury Scotland we pride ourselves […]