Emily Roux, Michel Roux and Chef Albert Roux OBE KFO

Special Gourmet Events in 2018 featuring The Roux Culinary Dynasty

ICMI Hotels is please to announce a series of special gourmet events featuring three members of the Roux Culinary Dynasty

During the first three months of 2018, Crossbasket Castle, Rocpool Reserve Hotel, Cromlix, Greywalls and Inverlochy Castle will be holding a series of special gourmet events featuring Emily Roux, Michel Roux and Chef Albert Roux OBE KFO. Choose the hotel and date of your choice and you can look forward to a unique experience, meeting the chefs, tasting their exquisite dishes and staying at some of Scotland’s most unique luxury hotels.

Emily Roux at Crossbasket Castle
Wednesday 17th January 2018
Overnight Package with Dinner from £350 per package
Thursday 18th January 2018
Demonstration and Lunch at £60 per person

Michel Roux Jr at Crossbasket Castle
Wednesday 7th February 2018
Overnight Package with Dinner from £465 per package
Thursday 8th February 2018
Demonstration and Lunch at £75 per person

Emily Roux at Rocpool Reserve Hotel
Wednesday 14th March 2018
Overnight Package with Dinner from £355 per package
Thursday 15th March 2018
Demonstration and Lunch at £55 per person

Michel Roux Jr at Greywalls Hotel & Chez Roux
Wednesday 21st March 2018
Overnight Package with Dinner from £395 per package
Thursday 22nd March 2018
Demonstration and Lunch at £55 per person

Emily Roux & Judy Murray at Cromlix
Thursday 22nd February 2018
Overnight Package with Dinner from £455 per package
Friday 23rd February 2018
Demonstration and Lunch at £60 per person

Chef Albert Roux OBE KFO at Inverlochy Castle Hotel

Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th February 2018
Two Night Residential Package from £1250 per package

Click on the event of your choice and book soon, spaces are limited!

Crossbasket Castle, Rocpool Reserve Hotel, Cromlix, Greywalls and Inverlochy Castle
are managed by Inverlochy Castle Management International »

www.icmi.co.uk

Special Offers from Airds Hotel Port Appin

December/January Winter Special Offer £122 pppn at Airds Hotel, in Port Appin

Castle Stalker near Airds Hotel

Airds Hotel – Special December / January Winter Offer – from £122 per person per night

During December 2017 and January 2018 you can take advantage of this Winter Special Offer from Airds Hotel in Port Appin. Airds is a magical place at any time of the year whether you choose a pre-festive break or a welcome treat in January. Come and relax, enjoy our luxury accommodation, a meal in our award winning restaurant and leave all the cares of the world behind.

Stay at Airds Hotel from Friday 15th to 23rd December 2017 and from Thursday 3rd to 31st January 2018 from just £122 per person, per night, for a classic double room, based on double occupancy and including dinner and full Scottish breakfast each day.

For more information or to make a reservation, please call the hotel direct on 01631 730236

Web Link for more info https://www.airds-hotel.com/hotel-deals/15th-anniversary/

I do hope you can come and join us … Shaun

AVAILABILITY: From Friday 15th to 23rd December 2017 and from 3rd to 31st January 2018
TERMS: Offer subject to availability, prices based on double occupancy

airds hotel lighthouse loch linnhe

Airds Hotel is the perfect introduction to the treasures of Scotland’s north west coast. Take advantage of the many walks from right outside the hotel, hire a bike for the day and enjoy a day on Lismore via the short ferry ride at the end of the pier, watch seals on a boat trip, again from the end of the pier in Port Appin, or simply sit in the conservatory and enjoy the fantastic view over the Loch Linnhe to the Morvern mountains.

Crinan Hotel New Year Party

Hurry … only 2 rooms left!! Celebrate New Year with Crinan Hotel 3 Day House Party

Crinan Hotel New Year Party
There are now only two rooms left for Crinan Hotel’s ‘THREE DAY HOUSE PARTY’

Where better to see out the old and bring in the new? With its wonderful setting and relaxing atmosphere, we invite you to celebrate New Year with our ‘THREE DAY HOUSE PARTY’

We are offering the last two rooms at our legendary Three Day House Party which is available to book online at:

https://www.crinanhotel.com/en/hogmanay-2017/

Phone us for more information or if you would prefer to stay for just two nights.

Full information on the programme and prices are outlined below.

ARRIVE at The Crinan Hotel on Saturday 30th December 2017.
DEPART on Tuesday 2nd January 2018 after breakfast.

The three night package is priced from £625 to £865 per person.

Offer includes:

  • 3 nights Accommodation
  • Full Scottish Breakfast
  • Dinner each night
  • Champagne reception on Hogmanay
  • Boat trip on Venture West (weather permitting)
  • Voucher on departure for a double or twin room for 1 night B&B
    at the Crinan Hotel during 2018 per room

For more details call The Crinan Hotel on 01546 830 261 or visit website – www.crinanhotel.com

THE PROGRAMME

SATURDAY – DECEMBER 30th
Arrive at The Crinan Hotel on Saturday 30th December 2017.
Come on in to the warmth of a cosy fire, try our delicious mincemeat pies and shortbread with a glass of bubbly or a cream tea.
Later you can relax over dinner in the Westward Restaurant and prepare for the festivities.

HOGMANAY – SUNDAY DECEMBER 31st
A lazy day in anticipation of a lively evening. In the morning there will be a boat trip aboard Sandy Campbell’s Redbay Stormforce Cabin RIB Venture West to the islands or the Gulf of Corryvreckan if the weather permits. This is an ideal way to blow away the old year in preparation for the New Year! Land lubbers can lie in and hold the fort. This boat trip is amazing fun and is included in your Hogmanay stay.

If you wish to explore there are wonderful and beautiful walks for all abilities and winter is a great time to see otters, deer and a great selection of birds. A short drive away is Kilmartin Glen with its ancient standing stones. Crinan lies in Dalriada which is the oldest Kingdom in Scotland and the Ancient Kings were crowned here. Riding can be arranged at Lunga or clay pigeon shooting at Brenfield.

Prior to dinner Mr and Mrs Ryan and their family will be hosting a Champagne reception in the Gallery Bar which is enclosed on the hotel roof.

Then you will be piped down to the Westward Restaurant by our favourite piper to enjoy a sumptuous Black Tie (or a Touch of Tartan) Dinner to the music of the Sax Folk, our jazz ceilidh band.

There will be Scottish reels as the evening progresses towards Ne’rday.
Dress Code: Black Tie or a Touch of Tartan.
The Crinan piper will bring in the Bells at midnight.
The hotel staff will pour you a glass of champagne as we bring in 2018 together.
The reeling and wheeling will carry on.
Then Haggis Neeps and Tatties will be served before you retire.

NEW YEAR’S DAY – MONDAY 1st JANUARY 2018

“A Happy New Year to One and All!”

There is no hurry, breakfast will be served until 10am
and lunch will also be served in the Seafood Bar from 12 noon.

In the afternoon Mrs Ryan (aka Frances Macdonald) will give a short painting demonstration.

At 5.30 p.m. there will be a showing of the original 1949 version of the film Whisky Galore in The General’s Bar (which has a selection of over 50 whiskies to help to get you in the mood).

Later, enjoy an evening of entertainment with amazing music and a traditional fiddle band. We invite you enjoy another delicious dinner then, as is customary at Crinan, we will invite guests to contribute a song or some other party piece. There will be a special prize for the least inhibited performer.

TUESDAY  2ND JANUARY 2018

Departure after breakfast.

Saxofolk Crinan Hotel

Prices for “The Three Day Package” start at £625.00 per person to £865.00 per person for a double or shared twin room.
This is inclusive of full breakfast, gourmet dinner, champagne reception on Hogmanay and a glass of bubbly and/or cream tea and/or shortbread and mince pies on arrival. You will receive on departure a voucher for a double or twin room for 1 night bed & breakfast at the Crinan Hotel during 2018 per room taken for 3 nights over New Year.

CONDITIONS & TERMS:
Bookings taken via the Crinan Hotel website will be charged an initial 4% deposit. 50% of the balance due for the Hogmanay package is then payable at the beginning of November 2017 (or at the time of booking for bookings taken after the beginning of November) and the balance will be payable when you leave the Hotel in January 2018.

Children are very welcome and so are well behaved dogs.

For more details call The Crinan Hotel on 01546 830 261 or e-mail enquiry@crinanhotel.com or book on-line https://www.crinanhotel.com/booking.php

 

airds hotel lighthouse loch linnhe

Spring Breaks at Airds on Loch Linnhe during February and March

Loch Linne close to Airds Hotel

Spring Hotel Getaways in the Highlands of Scotland this February and March

Enjoy a short break with a few added extras at The Airds Hotel, Port Appin, near Oban on the West Coast of Scotland.

Spring is such a magical time at the Airds for a special short getaway break. The Scottish Highlands really come into their own with the stunning colours reflecting the unique time of year. Stroll around the beautiful hamlet of Port Appin of a lovely crisp day before returning for a warming dram by the open fire, and a dinner to remember in our romantic candlelit restaurant.

 

airds hotel restaurant

From 1st February to the 29th March 2018, Airds are offering 2 and 3 night Special Deals including dinner.

Prices from only £118.00 per person, per night, based on double occupancy and in a classic double room.

All rates are inclusive of dinner, full Scottish breakfast and VAT.

For more information or to make a reservation, please call Airds Hotel on 01631 730236

Web Link for more info www.airds-hotel.com/hotel-deals/deals-offers/

 

Arrive early afternoon and enjoy a leisurely walk along the banks of Loch Linne, savour the stunning views across to the Morven Mountains. Perhaps you will treat yourself to an Airds Afternoon Cream Tea. In the evening relax and enjoy a meal in our romantic 3 Rosette restaurant with stunning views out over the loch. Next day you can look forward to a

 

Couples celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary this year could experience the Royal Yacht BRITANNIA for free

The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA, is searching for one couple who like the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary this year.

 

The couple will to be given a special royal experience on board the Royal Yacht, including a private tour and champagne cream tea.

 

The Queen and Prince Philip will celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary on Monday, 20th November 2017.  The Royal Yacht BRITANNIA is also celebrating the occasion by offering complimentary entry to couples who are also celebrating their own wedding anniversary on the same day.  A wedding certificate will be required.

 

Visitors during November can treat themselves to a special 70th Anniversary Champagne Cocktail, garnished with edible platinum, served in the Royal Deck Tea Room. Special commemorative items are available in Britannia’s Gift Shop including a limited-edition Steiff teddy bear and a beautiful deep purple Dunoon mug embellished with 22 carat gold.

 

Britannia called at over 600 ports in 135 countries, it is a majestic symbol of the Commonwealth and a proud ambassador for Great Britain. Its interior reflects the personal tastes, interests and style of the the Queen and the Duke.

 

To learn more about Royal Yacht BRITANNIA click here

 

Isle of Eriska Hotel: Stay for 2 nights, pay for 1

2 for 1 Offer: Book your 1st night at Isle of Eriska Hotel from £410 including Accommodation and Breakfast and enjoy the second night on us!

  • Offer applicable to our Spa Suites and Hilltop Reserve
  • To be eligible for this offer, dinner is required to be booked for each night at the time of the reservation
  • Sunday to Friday only
  • Offers are all fully pre-payable at the time of booking, non-cancellable and non-changeable
  • Offers are non commissionable

You can check availability or make a reservation online.
Alternatively contact us for more information or to book:

Tel: 01631 720371
Email: office@eriska-hotel.co.uk

 

The Isle of Eriska Hotel’s island location has everything you might wish for on a memorable vacation in Scotland.  As well as luxury accommodation and gourmet dining, guests have access to the Stables Spa, tennis court, nine-hole golf course and a private beach on this 300 acre paradise. This amazing Scottish island hotel ranks amongst the finest hotels in the world.

Visitors will see highland cattle grazing on the surrounding fields as well as grey seals and otters swimming in on the shoreline. Sea birds, including the golden eagle, can often be seen soaring overhead. The hotel experience delivers unique levels of personal service, with decor blending the traditional with the contemporary.

Full details of Eriska’s facilities are now available on our web site >>

Winter Spa Break at the Isle of Eriska Hotel

There’s a certain magic about staying on a private island – especially when its the Isle of Eriska Hotel.  Located on the west coast of Scotland, the hotel boasts gorgeous views overlooking Loch Linnhe and the dramatic Morvern mountains beyond. Our 300 acre island offers a truly unique and memorable experience.

Highland cattle graze, badgers visit, grey seals and otters swim in the surrounding water and countless birds, including the golden eagle, can be spied soaring overhead. The hotel experience delivers unique levels of personal service, with decor blending the traditional with the contemporary. Distant islands form a stunning backdrop to Eriska’s 9 hole golf course, whilst visiting guests can enjoy a host of activities on the grounds and our spa and leisure facilities.

Winter Spa Break for Two: From £369 per room

  • Available Sunday to Friday only
  • Accommodation, 3 course à la carte dinner and breakfast
  • Choice of a 30 minute treatment to include with Hot Stone Massage, Reflexology or Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage
  • Offers are all fully pre-payable at the time of booking, non-cancellable and non-changeable
  • Offers are non commissionable

You can check availability or make a reservation online.
Alternatively contact us for more information or to book:

Tel: 01631 720371
Email: office@eriska-hotel.co.uk

Editor’s Note:
The Isle of Eriska Hotel is a Scottish luxury spa hotel located on a private island on Scotland’s west coast. The hotel has stupendous views out over Loch Linnhe and wonderful views of the Morvern mountains. With over 300 acres of island countryside and walks, the Isle of Eriska has everything you might want for a truly relaxing, leisurely break in Scotland. As well as an award winning spa the hotel has one of Scotland’s top restaurants, 16 bedrooms and 5 spa suites as well as two garden cottages and a self catering lodge. There are also six hilltop reserves complete with balconies and hot tubs overlooking Loch Linnhe.

Winter Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Offer at Isle of Eriska Hotel

There’s a certain magic about staying on a private island.  Located on the west coast of Scotland, the island boasts gorgeous views overlooking Loch Linnhe and the dramatic Morvern mountains beyond. Our 300 acre island offers a truly unique and memorable experience.

 

Highland cattle graze, badgers visit, grey seals and otters swim in the surrounding water and countless birds, including the golden eagle, can be spied soaring overhead. The hotel experience delivers unique levels of personal service, with decor blending the traditional with the contemporary. Distant islands form a stunning backdrop to Eriska’s 9 hole golf course, whilst visiting guests can enjoy a host of activities on the grounds and our spa and leisure facilities.

 

Winter Dinner, Bed & Breakfast: From £299 per room

 

  • Available Sunday to Friday only
  • Accommodation, 3 course à la carte dinner and breakfast
  • Offers are all fully pre-payable at the time of booking, non-cancellable and non-changeable
  • Offers are non commissionable

 

You can check availability or make a reservation online.
Alternatively contact us for more information or to book:

 

Tel: 01631 720371
Email: office@eriska-hotel.co.uk

 

isle of eriska hotel

Welcome to The Isle of Eriska Hotel

 

This month we welcome The Isle of Eriska Hotel as our latest Luxury Scotland member. This remarkable hotel in a stunning island setting on Scotland’s west coast has 16 bedrooms, 5 Spa Suites, 6 Hilltop Reserves, 2 Garden Cottages and a self-catering house.

Eriska’s island location has everything you could wish for to enjoy a memorable vacation in Scotland. As well as luxurious accommodation and gourmet dining, guests have access to the Stables Spa, tennis court, nine-hole golf course and private beach which form this 300 acre paradise.

This spectacular Scottish island hotel is ranked amongst some of the finest hotels throughout the world and  I am delighted to be able to welcome The Isle of Eriska Hotel into Luxury Scotland’s portfolio. It reinforces our presence on Scotland’s west coast, one of the most beautiful parts of the world and will enable us to create some new and exclusive packages for people to enjoy this area of Scotland.

Full details of Eriska’s facilities are now available on our web site >>

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Editor’s Notes:
The island of Eriska overlooks Loch Linnhe and has wonderful views over to the Morvern mountains. Just over 300 acres in size, the Isle of Eriska has everything you might want for a truly relaxing, leisurely break in Scotland.

The Isle of Eriska Hotel has one of Scotland’s top restaurants, an award winning spa, 16 bedrooms and 5 spa suites as well as two garden cottages, each with two bedrooms. There are also six hilltop reserves complete with balconies and hot tubs overlooking Loch Linnhe. Located a few minutes’ drive from the hotel is Eriska’s three bedroom self-catering option – Arnott’s House.

The Isle of Eriska Hotel is a 19th-century mansion built in Scottish baronial style on a private island accessible by a bridge. Set in tranquil west highland scenery it offers the perfect introduction to  a luxury Scotland vacation. As well as sumptuous accommodation, fine dining and relaxed attentive service, the hotel provides a number of activities from croquet, indoor tennis, archery and clay pigeon shooting to golf on a small adjacent nine hole golf course.

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Luxury Scotland Newsletter – November 2017

The Isle of Eriska Hotel
& Gourmet Dining Offers

This month we welcome The Isle of Eriska Hotel as our latest Luxury Scotland member. This remarkable hotel in a stunning island setting on Scotland’s west coast has 16 bedrooms, 5 Spa Suites, 6 Hilltop Reserves, 2 Garden Cottages and a self-catering house.

Eriska’s island location has everything you could wish for to enjoy a memorable vacation in Scotland. As well as luxurious accommodation and gourmet dining, guests have access to the Stables Spa, tennis court, nine-hole golf course and private beach which form this 300 acre paradise.

This spectacular Scottish island hotel is ranked amongst some of the finest hotels throughout the world I am delighted to be able to welcome The Isle of Eriska Hotel into Luxury Scotland’s portfolio. It reinforces our presence on Scotland’s west coast, one of the most beautiful parts of the world and will enable us to create some new and exclusive packages for people to enjoy this area of Scotland.

Full details of Eriska’s facilities are now available on our web site >>

The Isle of Eriska Hotel

This month sees some truly mouth-watering events at our Luxury Scotland hotels.

Please read on below for details, or for a full listing of our exclusive offers including more gourmet occasions as well as Festive and New Year packages, see our Luxury Scotland News & Offer section.

Wishing you all a very enjoyable Autumn,

Jeremy Hawkings, Chief Executive,
Luxury Scotland.
E: jeremy@luxscot.co.uk

 


Alain Roux and Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles

Alain Roux and
Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles

Alain Roux, chef patron of the three Michelin-starred restaurant The Waterside Inn, joins his old friend Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles to create a gastronomic experience that celebrates the finest Scottish seafood and game, at the peak of the season.

With a six-course menu that showcases sensational Scottish produce, the event includes a Champagne and canapé reception, wine pairings for each course and a signed copy of Michel Roux’s new book.

FULL DETAILS >>


Exclusive Wine Dinner at Cameron HouseExclusive Wine Dinner at Cameron House

Valley winemaker Paul Jaboulet Aîné hosts a sumptuous four course French wine dinner complimented by 5 selected wines on Friday 17th November.

Join guests at this enlightening evening and explore their knowledge of French wines such as L’ Hermitage La Chapelle and discuss heritage and flavours that perfectly match the accompanying dishes.

FULL DETAILS >>


Lunch at Greywalls with Bestselling Author Mary ContiniLunch at Greywalls with Bestselling Author Mary Contini

Join us at Greywalls Hotel & Chez Roux on the 30th November 2017 for a special literary lunch with bestselling Author Mary Contini.

Her new book ‘Dear Alfonso‘ is a wonderful celebration of food, family and friendship – heart-warming, moving and filled with laughter and love.

A second generation Italian, Mary grew up in East Lothian and is the bestselling author of many books about Italian life and cooking, including Dear FrancescaA Year at an Italian Table and The Italian Sausage Bible.

FULL DETAILS >>


 

br2Luxury Scotland Brochure

Packed with new content, our latest  Brochure showcases our 31 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 and luxury destinations.

To ensure you have instant access to this 25th anniversary edition we have created an online virtual brochure for you to enjoy at your leisure.

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