Luxury Scotland Newsletter – December 2018

Luxury Scotland 2018

The festive holidays are fast approaching and Luxury Scotland Hotels have a host of seasonal offers and news to share with our contacts. 

Amongst the awards and accolades we mentioned last month was the nomination of the Highlands & Islands of Scotland by Lonely Planet as one of their Top Ten destinations for 2019. To mark this award, Hebridean Island Cruises are offering a 10% saving plus a Luxury ‘Scottish Fayre’ Hamper on all bookings for 2019 made during December. (Full details below)

There are a number of fascinating video clips being generated by our member hotels including an exclusive peek at a video featuring Crossbasket Castle as a unique wedding Venue for Queen Mary Weddings in China. There is also a clip from Knockinaam Lodge in which TV presenter Timmy Mallet talks enthusiastically about Dumfries & Galloway and the importance of the area to him and his father.

Many of the Luxury Scotland hotels have a range of Festive Gift Vouchers on offer including Inverlochy Castle, Greywalls and Cromlix. There are also vouchers for sensational spa treatments from The Coach House Spa at Kinross House in Fife… perfect after the hectic holiday period.

Gift Vouchers from Luxury Scotland Hotels

Our December offers include a special pre-festive getaway from Airds Hotel in Port Appin and an attractive December dining offer from Boath House in Nairn near Inverness.

 And, if you haven’t already picked your venue for celebrating Hogmanay and New Year, Kinloch Lodge and Crinan Hotel, both on Scotland’s West Coast, have some offers to tempt you.

Finally, we have a wonderful new article on our Explore & Discover section entitled ‘ The Art of Luxury Scotland Hotels ‘. This is a brief tour of the wonderful paintings that can be seen in many of our members’ properties. It’s a colourful tour highlighting several inspiring Scottish artists.

If there is an artist amongst your family or friends then perhaps the Art Demonstration & Lunch with Philip Raskin at Lochgreen House Hotel could make a superb Christmas gift. The event takes place in January 2019 and there is a special offer which includes overnight accommodation.

2019 promised to be another exciting year for Luxury Scotland and I look forward to bring you some new about new developments in our January newsletter. Until then here’s wishing you and yours a very enjoyable December.

Wishing you a very enjoyable December

Dorothy Welsh, Chief Executive,
Luxury Scotland.

The Art of Luxury Scotland Hotels

A tour of the wonderful paintings that can be seen in many of our members’ properties


10% off and Luxury Hamper Offer from Hebridean Princess

Listed in Lonely Planet Guide’s Top 10 ‘must see’ destinations for 2019, the Highlands and Islands of Scotland reward visitors with awe-inspiring vistas at every turn from white sand beaches, soaring peaks, magnificent castles and uninhabited islands. What better way to experience the region than from the comfort and luxury of the floating country house hotel, Hebridean Princess?

Crossbasket Castle – Wedding Venue for Queen Mary Weddings in China

Recently featured as an exclusive Scottish Wedding Venue for Queen Mary Weddings in China. Crossbasket Castle is a luxurious affair, offering an amazing backdrop for unforgettable Scottish weddings. Complete with a four-storey private bridal tower, opulent public rooms and a Grand Ballroom for over 250 people, Crossbasket Castle promises a truly magical experience.

Knockinaam Lodge – Timmy Mallet talks enthusiastically about Dumfries & Galloway

TV Star and artist Timmy Mallett talks about the huge impression the Dumfries & Galloway region has made on him. He came to Galloway on a quest to find the spot his father painted more than fifty years ago. Knockinaam Lodge is one of the areas most popular luxury hotels.

Airds Hotel – Pre-festive getaway on Scotland’s West Coast

Enjoy a Pre Christmas Getaway Special Offer between 14th – 24th November & 14th – 23rd December for only £265.00 per room per night. Offer includes five course dinner, bed and breakfast. The first five lucky couples to take advantage of this fantastic offer will also receive a complimentary cream tea on arrival!

Festive Dining offer from Boath House near Inverness

This year Boath House will not be open for Christmas – however, there is a wonderful dining offer running during December for a 3 course dinner package at the Kale Yard at Boath House – £39.50 per person including a glass of Prosecco. Boath House also has some great value overnight offers including dinner from £270 per couple.

Festive Gift Vouchers from Luxury Scotland Members make great presents

A Gift Voucher from one of our Luxury Scotland Hotels opens up a host of opportunities for that special person. It’s a chance to experience some of the world’s most amazing natural landscapes and explore some of Europe’s most popular cities.

Kinloch Lodge – Special Hogmanay & New Year Package

Great to see Kinloch Lodge’s ‘Winter Escape’ package featured in The Telegraph’s Top UK Places to enjoy a Winter Break. Skye is a wonderful winter destination with a dusting of snow on the mountains, roaring open fires and the most delicious meals and afternoon teas to recharge your batteries after an inspired loch side walk or bike ride.

Seafood at Crinan Hotel

Sensational Three Day House Party at Crinan Hotel

The Crinan Hotel with its magical lochside setting on Scotland’s west coast is famous for its Three Day Hogmanay House Party including accommodation,breakfasts, dinners, champagne reception and a Hogmanay Ceilidh from £625 per person including voucher for B&B during 2019. (NOTE: only a couple of places left at time of writing)

Art Demonstration & Lunch with Philip Raskin at Lochgreen House Hotel

If there is an artist amongst your family or friends then perhaps the offer of an Art Demonstration & Lunch at Lochgreen House Hotel could make a superb Christmas gift.


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