Luxury Self-Catering Offers in Scotland

Five Star Self Catering Offers from Luxury Scotland

luxury self catering in Scotland

Enjoy these special Self-Catering offers
from Luxury Scotland

To accompany our excellent article on ‘Luxury Self Catering in Scotland’
here are some special promotions from our Luxury Scotland members.

If you haven’t read the article will find it. together with several other fascinating articles in Luxury Scotland’s new ‘Explore & Discover’ section.

shingle lodge knockinaam


Shingle Lodge is a delightful cedar clad lodge with 2 bedroom & 2 bathrooms lodge plus fantastic sea views and AA 3 rosette restaurant within 100yds.

You will find the idyllic Shingle Lodge at Knockinaam Lodge on Scotland’s south west corner. The lodge has two luxurious super king-size or twin bedded rooms both ensuite with wonderful sea views looking across the Irish Sea to Northern Ireland. This is a fully equipped ‘home away from home’ with all the amenities you might require for a wonderful short break in Scotland.

This self contained cottage is perfect as a base to explore the Ayrshire coast, Dumfries & Galloway, or even a day trip to Northern Ireland. And at the end of the day – or at lunch – you can enjoy the wonderful food on offer at Knockinaam’s award winning restaurant.

During June 2018, Knockinaam is offering Shingle Lodge for short breaks with 20% OFF
( e.g. Monday Friday or Friday Monday breaks will be £640.00 instead of £800.00)

A full week could be as low as £1280.00 – check our web site for details:


boathouse at torridon


The Boat House on the shores of Loch Torridon is ideal for two or four people looking for a luxury self-catering option. Just a few minutes’ walk from the hotel, the Boat House is right at the water’s edge and has stunning uninterrupted views across the loch. Tastefully decorated and furnished inside, the Boat House has two bedrooms, a lounge and a well equipped kitchen offer plenty of space for your self-catering break.

Currently there is still some availability during September and December.:

Sept 8th 1 week £1550 – and – Dec 8th 1 week £1050

To book your stay call Torridon on +44(0)1445 791 242 or email


trump turnberry apartments


Book a self-catering apartment at Trump Turnberry and pack a whole lot of fun and adventures into your summer break on the Ayrshire coast.

Just one hour from Glasgow, guests at Turnberry’s self-catering apartments can explore 800 acres of estate and take part in a exhilarating outdoor activities at Turnberry’s onsite activity centre – Turnberry Adventures!  including horse riding, archery, quad biking, clay pigeon shooting, fishing and so much more.

Staying in one of Turnberry’s self-catering apartments gives you your own family space with a fully equipped kitchen, large living room and two bedrooms, one with a king-size bed and the other with two singles. You have all the space you need to relax or get active outdoors, our apartments are the perfect break for families to spend quality time together.

Apartment prices start from just £645.00 per apartment
for a 3-night stay.

For reservations, please telephone 01655 333 994
and quote ‘Luxury Scotland’

More information at:


glencoe self-catering apartments


The Bell Tower Suites at Glencoe House offer unprecedented flexibility for guests seeking self catering accommodation – with six one-bedroom suites that comprise: a fully stocked kitchen with AGA oven and pre-prepared gourmet meals at supermarket prices, dishwasher and washing machine; sitting room with wood burning stove; a decadent bathroom with a Villeroy and Boch suite; bedroom with emperor sized bed and each suite also has the ultimate luxury of a private terrace and hot tub.

And, there is no need to hit the shops before arriving as the fridge is fully stocked with breakfast delights such as Scottish smoked salmon, Scottish breakfast ingredients and continental alternatives, all included in the rate of the suite.

Flexibility? There is no minimum length of stay so feel free to stay for one night, three nights or seven nights. If you change your mind about cooking then enjoy a 5-course dinner or a decadent breakfast in the Great Hall at Glencoe House, which is just 50m away.

For more information call +44(0)1855 811179 or email

Full details at Glencoe House’s website:


Isle of Eriska


Between June and September, you can enjoy three nights for the price of two when booking Arnott’s House or one of the Hilltop Reserves.

Arnott’s House on the Isle of Eriska is a self-catering 3-bedroom house named after the redoubtable butler who worked for the owners of Eriska during the first few decades at the start of the last century. Arnott’s House is located on the east side of the island, 50 metres above Loch Creran, and enjoys magnificent views across to Ben Cruachan.

Arnott’s House:  June – September
– Self Catering Accommodation
– Offer requires fully pre-payment at the time of booking,
– Offer is non-changeable and non-refundable

The six Hilltop Reserves on the Isle of Eriska are luxurious self-catering lodges featuring spectacular views across the island and over Loch Linnhe. Just a short walk from the main hotel, each Lodge has accommodation for two people, a private balcony and hot tub plus fully equipped kitchen and living area.

Hilltop Reserves: July – September
– Booking window – maximum 8 weeks prior to arrival
– Self Catering Accommodation
– Offer requires fully pre-payment at the time of booking,
– Offer is non-changeable and non-refundable

Available to book online or over the phone.
Remember to quote: ‘Luxury Scotland’.

Telephone: 01631 720 371 / Email:




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Crinan Hotel - wonderful seafood

3-for-2 offer from Crinan Hotel. Summer Breaks and Wonderful Seafood in Argyll, Scotland

Crinan Hotel
Enjoy a wonderful Summer Break at the Crinan Hotel in Argyll on Scotland’s West Coast

Set in a tiny picturesque fishing village at the north end of the Crinan Canal which connects Loch Fyne to the Atlantic Ocean, the Crinan Hotel is renowned for its spectacular location and Scottish seafood. The hotel’s Westward Restaurant looks out over Loch Crinan. The casual Crinan Seafood Bar features an extensive menu for both lunch and dinner and the tiny Crinan Pub offers local beers, fine local whiskies, and a friendly ambiance in which to enjoy them in.

Bed and Breakfast – 3 nights for the price of 2

During April to June and October to December, if you book a three night stay starting on a Sunday, Monday or Tuesday, Crinan will give you the third night’s B&B for free!  This offer may also be available at other times subject to availability.  You can then choose to dine in the Westward Restaurant, the Seafood Bar or maybe you will prefer to have fish & chips in our pub bar where the rest of the Seafood Bar menu is also available.  Our website booking system will show when this deal is available (see Crinan Web Site)

Special Last Minute Rates

You can get up to 50% off some of Crinan’s rooms if you book for one or two nights within 48 hours of arrival.  These rates apply only when Crinan still has rooms available which have not already been booked – as a popular destination in Scotland, there is no guarantee that rooms at Crinan will always be available at short notice.  But if you’re looking for accommodation on Scotland’s west coast then check with Crinan’s website booking system and it will show when rooms are available. (see Crinan Web Site)

For Reservations phone 01546 830261 or visit our website to check the availability of tempting seasonal prices –

Crinan Hotel New Year Party
Another delicious plate of fresh Scottish seafood at Crinan Hotel.


Loch Crinan - view from Crinan Hotel

Clear blue skies, sparking sea and views out over the hills of Argyll.


EDITOR’S NOTE:  A full Scottish breakfast is included in the price of your stay at the Crinan Hotel and is a wonderful way to start the day. Specialties include Scottish porridge, Loch Fyne Kippers and Stornoway Black Pudding. The views from the ground floor Westward Restaurant overlooking Loch Crinan towards the islands are breath-taking whatever the season outside.

For your evening meal at the Hotel, choose from the five course dinner in our Westward Restaurant, the bistro-style menu in our Seafood Bar or perhaps you would prefer to have fish & chips in our pub bar where the rest of the Seafood Bar menu is also available. (NOTE – please call to check availability at The Westward Restaurant during weekday evening.)

You can see sample menus here on Crinan Hotel’s website >>>

For Reservations phone 01546 830261 or visit our website to check the availability of tempting seasonal prices –




Lews Castle - Isle of Lewis

10% discount on Self Catering Accommodation at Historic Lews Castle on the Isle of Lewis

lews castle stornaway
ENJOY a 10% discount on Self Catering Accommodation at Lews Castle – using exclusive discount code NRLUXURYSCOTLAND

From wonderful beaches and crystal clear waters that rival luxury tropical islands, to its rich history and stunning scenery, Lews Castle’s remote and spectacular destination in the Outer Hebrides is the perfect venue for wonderful memories.

Overlooking Stornoway harbour, Lews Castle was built in the impressive gothic-revival style Scottish castle during the mid 1800’s by Sir James Matheson. Since then this beautiful building has also served as a hospital during WW2, a college, a school and now as an iconic wedding venue and luxurious self-catering holiday destination with Natural Retreats.

Set amongst acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, this stunning 19th century castle is steeped in fascinating history and has breathtaking panoramas out over the surrounding landscapes. Nestled on the world-renowned Isle of Lewis, you can explore the spotless beaches and unique wildlife of this remote Scottish hideaway during your Lews Castle stay.

Enjoy 10% off the price of your accommodation when booking your holiday – use code NRLUXURYSCOTLAND

Web Link for more info

Use code NRLUXURYSCOTLAND when calling the Natural Retreats Concierge team on 01625 416430

Or use when booking online at


Editor’s Note: Today Lews Castle is a luxurious self catering holiday destination with Natural Retreats and a stunning iconic wedding venue. Restored with great care by Natural Retreats to ensure that the look and feel of the accommodation is faithful to the Castle’s origins, Lews Castle reflects many Hebridean details and contains a wide variety of locally sourced furnishings. Elements of the internationally famous Harris Tweed were used throughout the rooms to pay homage to the castle’s Hebridean heritage.


Castle Stalker near Airds Hotel

Early ‘Festive’ Offers from Airds Hotel and Restaurant

Special Early Bird Summer Break from Airds Hotel Port Appin

Early ‘Festive’ Offers from The Airds Hotel and Restaurant

Christmas at Airds 2018
Our three night Airds Christmas package is legendary. Savour the luxury of a truly festive experience including afternoon tea, champagne reception, candlelit dinners, and a glorious Christmas lunch set in the stunning highland location on the shores of Loch Linne.
Twixmas at Airds 2018
The days between Christmas and New Year can often be something of an anti-climax.Why not take advantage of our Airds Twixmas Offer. Arrive on Thursday 27th December, enjoy an afternoon  tea or take a bracing walk before dinner, Savour 3 nights of pure relaxation and re-charge your batteries for the New Year.
New Year at Airds Hotel
New Year or Hogmanay as it is better known in Scotland is one of the most exciting times in Scotland.  Here at Airds we celebrate it in style and we welcome you to join our celebrations. Our Hogmanay House Party runs from the 30th December through to the 2nd January.

For more information or to make a reservation please call Airds Hotel direct on:- 01631 730236

Explore & Discover at Luxury Scotland

Our Secret is Out – Luxury Scotland Newsletter – May 2018

‘Explore & Discover’
with Luxury Scotland

Today’s discerning travellers often look for those special elements and experiences that can make a vacation in Scotland so memorable. In response, we have launched a new section on our web site entitled
“Explore & Discover” with Luxury Scotland

The concept is still at an early stage but already we have two articles on gourmet itineraries  and journeys of discovery. In the months ahead we hope to include some exclusive traveller’s tales reflecting memorable vacations and travel experiences in Scotland.

So, please enjoy this sneak preview of our online magazine and do send us your suggestions for any particular subjects you’d like us to ‘explore & discover’ in the months ahead.

Wishing you all a very
enjoyable time during May

Jeremy Hawkings, Chief Executive,
Luxury Scotland.

Here is a brief summary of the articles you will find on our first edition of ‘Explore & Discover’. If our food article excited your taste buds then why not explore our directory of  Luxury Scotland restaurants >>>

A Foodie Tour of the North East of Scotland

 Viv Devlin goes in search of Cullen Skink, Scotch Beef, Lobster, Venison and whisky … and the purest Scottish Gin & Tonic. Discover some fascinating insights into this part of Scotland including ‘the secret malt distilleries’ and a new Scottish tonic with historic connections.

A Journey of Discovery in Argyll

Within a short 100 mile journey around Argyll, Linda Jackson discovers breathtaking scenery, the freshest of seafood as well as five wonderful places to stay including lavish luxury suites near Glen Coe, a floating palace and an exclusive private island, complete with spa.

Borthwick Castle – a most regal wedding setting

Borthwick Castle is a Scottish fifteenth century keep and an unrivalled private hire location just south of Edinburgh. Carving an exclusive niche for couples around the globe seeking to create an unforgettable Scottish wedding,  Borthwick Castle has a wonderful offer for the ultimate wedding event.

Art Demo & Lunch at Lochgreen Hotel & Spa

Whether you’re a keen amateur or budding professional, don’t miss this opportunity to be present at a live portrait demonstration by Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year contestant, Lynton Parmar-Hemsley. This offer includes a delightful lunch and a special B&B offer from Lochgreen House Hotel & Spa


To help get you started on planning a short break in Scotland we have several special promotions from our member hotels including…


The Isle of Eriska Hotel & Spa delivers a unique Scottish special  experience with these Summer Spa Escapes offers. An idyllic retreat with gourmet dining.


Take advantage of exclusive summer rates for Dinner, B&B at the legendary Greywalls Hotel, unquestionably one of Scotland’s finest golfing locations.


Enjoy 3 nights Accommodation, Breakfast and 3 course Dinner for the price of two at the wonderful Inver Lodge Hotel.


Select from the latest special offers from this stunning mansion house hotel owned by Scottish tennis superstar Andy Murray

Airds Hotel at Port Appin


Enjoy ‘A Little Luxury for Less at Airds Hotel – a truly magical location on the shore of Loch Linnhe.


An indulgent getaway including superb dinner, glass of fizz, accommodation and full Scottish breakfast.



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lochgreen hotel troon

Lochgreen House Hotel & Spa launches a series of Fine Dining Gourmet Evenings

Lochgreen House Hotel Gourmet EveningsFine Dining Gourmet Evenings at Lochgreen House Hotel & Spa

Once again, due to popular demand, Lochgreen House Hotel are offering a series of fine dining Gourmet evenings in their stunning Kintyre Restaurant.  Executive Chef, Iain Conway, is creating a series of exquisite five course tasting menus complemented by specially selected wines, gins, whiskeys and champagnes to create a culinary experience not to be forgotten!

The first of these 2018 Fine Dining Gourmet Evening with five course tasting menu will be held at 7.00pm on Thursday 24th May at Lochgreen House Hotel

Guests will enjoy a warm  welcome with drinks and canapes in the luxurious Lochgreen Lounge before experiencing a memorable evening of culinary delights.

The Lochgreen 2018 Gourmet evenings are being held on the following dates,

  • 24th May – Wine
  • 26th July – Gin
  • 25th October – Whiskey
  • 7th December – Champagne

The cost for each fabulous evening is £65 per person.

Guests booking all four evenings will receive a special sparkling surprise on the final evening!

Call Lochgreen on 01292 313343 to book. (NB: Spaces are limited)
Date and Time of the first event is Thursday 24th May at 7.00pm

Web Link for more info

Full details for Lochgreen Houes HOtel & Spa at

Kintyre restaurant at Lochgreen HOtel


Editor’s Notes: Lochgreen House Hotel offers unrivalled luxury and some of the finest dining in Ayrshire and South West Scotland. The imaginative menus are created with flair by award-winning chefs, using Ayrshire’s superb local produce produce. The Kintyre Restaurant merits three Red AA Rosettes offering a mood of elegance and exquisite fine dining, with wines sourced from vineyards in Europe. more details>>>