Luxury Scotland Newsletter – November 2018

Luxury Scotland 2018

October proved to be a very successful month for our Luxury Scotland member hotels. With five national and international awards for excellence, our hotels continue to gain recognition for the best of accommodation, cuisine and service not just in Scotland but throughout the UK and beyond.

Scotland itself won acclaim when the Highlands were voted one of the world’s top ten travel regions by The Lonely Planet Guide. Just looking at the latest video clip from Torridon confirms what a wonderful destinations the Scottish Highlands really are.

Scotland has so much to offer and today’s visitor has a wealth of experiences to enjoy. Whether you’ve enjoyed a day’s sailing, walking, climbing, golfing or shopping – there’s nothing quite like returning to your hotel and indulging in a delicious afternoon tea. This month our ‘Explore & Discover’ article features a selection of sumptuous Afternoon Teas to be had a Luxury Scotland hotels.

We hope you can take time to enjoy the article… and I hope you get the opportunity to savour the real thing in the months ahead.

Wishing you a very enjoyable November

Dorothy Welsh, Chief Executive,
Luxury Scotland.

Luxury Scotland’s Afternoon Tea Article

Discover decadent afternoons with family and friends.


Congratulations to Kinloch Lodge – named best UK Luxury Hotel at the launch of the 2019 Good Hotel Guide.

Named best luxury hotel in the UK by the Good Hotel Guide 2019, this a particularly important award for Kinloch Lodge on Skye. Known as the Oscars of the hospitality industry, the Good Hotel Guide’s awards are top awards for the best UK hotels.

One Devonshire Gardens, the iconic Glasgow Hotel, unveils their stunning new guests rooms and luxury suites.

One Devonshire Gardens has completed a stunning refurbishment, strengthen its position as one of Glasgow’s most iconic and best-loved hotels. The hotel also makes history by being the first hotel from a large hotel group allowed to re-brand independently.

Last chance to experience a wonderful culinary weekend and one of the world’s finest luxury castle hotels.

This is your chance to enjoy an exclusive culinary weekend at Inverlochy Castle hosted by the world’s original celebrity chef, Albert Roux OBE CFO. Enjoy an unforgettable weekend of food and wine at one of the world’s finest luxury castle hotels.

Torridon’s sensational new video confirms why this Scottish Highlands hotel continues to win awards and accolades.

Stunning promotional video from Torridon. If you dream of spectacular classic car trips, great food, wonderful service in luxurious comfortable surroundings on a lochside setting, then this will have you booking your next break at The Torridon.

Gleneagles is crowned Golf Resort of the Year at the 2019 IAGTO Awards

Congratulations to Gleneagles on being crowned ‘European Golf Resort of the Year’ at the 2019 IAGTO Awards ceremony in Slovenia. As well as three championship courses, Gleneagles offering a sensational golfing experience for all ages.

Hurry if you want to book your place at Edinburgh Sheraton Grand’s magnificent Hogmanay Gala Ball – it’s magic!

Edinburgh’s Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa is the setting for the amazing Hogmanay Gala Ball, held in partnership with Edinburgh International Magic Festival. A night of festive fun and magical extravaganza. Abracadabra … now open for bookings!

Full marks to Lochgreen House Hotel & Spa for being awarded Inspectors Choice in the 2019 AA Hotel Guide.

Congratulations to Lochgreen House Hotel for being awarded Inspector’s Choice in the AA Hotel Guide 2019 0 an award for the hotels that stand out as the very best in the UK. Lochgreen also retained their 3 AA Rosette Award for ‘Outstanding restaurants’

Congratulations to Cromlix and Inverlochy for 1st & 2nd places in Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards.

Huge congratulations to Cromlix and Inverlochy Castle Hotel for being awarded 1st and 2nd place respectively at Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Awards as the top two hotels in the UK. The awards recognise the “best of the best” in the travel industry.

The Scottish Highlands were listed in Lonely Planet’s Top Ten World Destinations.

The wild and dramatic landscapes of Scotland’s Highlands and islands offer the ultimate escape, one of the last corners of Europe’s last great natural wilderness..


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